Since all DNS requests are over port 53, we can use the raw tcpdump utility and just look at the packets on that port: tcpdump -vvv -s 0 -l -n port 53 Someone took the extra step to write a
It turns out that if you have enabled mod_rewrite on the server and you are actually doing any url re-writing for the site under which WebDAV is running, then you will not be able to create new directories or files
When your Linux server gets bombarded with malicious requests the quickest and easiest thing is to block the offending IP address (or the entire range) using iptables: To block just one IP address: $ sudo iptables -A INPUT -s 220.127.116.11
There are a few applications that give the geographical location of an IP address *. My favorite one is VisualRoute. It not only maps the location of the source and destination IP addresses, but also all the hops in between.
I work primarily with UNIX and Linux machines and scp is my main choice to transfer files with. It is both convenient, short and secure. Example: scp localfile user@remotecomputer:/path/to/target/dir Recently I was transferring an 8GB file and due to a
Very often I find myself having to transfer files to remote machines that do not have ftp or sftp server running. Here are a few methods that I use in those cases: Using scp: The secure copy protocol and command
First, find out the name server(s) for the domain name in question: dig wikipedia.com Look under the “AUTHORITY SECTION”: ;; AUTHORITY SECTION: wikipedia.com. 163475 IN NS ns2.wikimedia.org. wikipedia.com. 163475 IN NS ns1.wikimedia.org. wikipedia.com. 163475 IN NS ns0.wikimedia.org.
KARMA is an application that transforms the right wireless NIC into the ultimate Access Point. Unlike a regular AP, which advertises its SSID to whoever wants to connect to it, the KARMA enabled AP passively listens to any client wireless
Dynamic Port Forwarding with SOCKS over SSH is probably the easiest and cheapest secure method to connect a client application to a remote host over a preferred port. This method allows an application on a client computer to make request
I have to admit that the majority of the IT professionals I have met have a little or no idea of basic networking. And sadly some of those are sys admins, site admins, programmers and in the extreme cases even