Monthly Archives: September 2015

GitLab Community Edition

GitLab is a web-based Git repository manager with wiki and issue tracking features. GitLab offers hosted accounts similar to GitHub, but also allows its software to be used on third-party servers. It is available as an Omnibus package. The software was written by Dmitriy Zaporozhets from Ukraine; the CEO, Sytse Sijbrandij, is based in Utrecht….  Read More 

Kali Linux: Pen Testing Distro

Kali Linux is preinstalled with over 600 penetration-testing programs, including nmap (a port scanner), Wireshark (a packet analyzer), John the Ripper (a password cracker), Aircrack-ng (a software suite for penetration-testing wireless LANs), Burp suite and OWASP ZAP (both web application security scanners). Kali Linux can run natively when installed on a computer’s hard disk, can…  Read More 

Remove Microsoft Telemetry Spyware

As recently reported on Ars Technica, Extreme Tech and Ghacks, Microsoft is at it again. Windows’ network activity continues to be scrutinized amid privacy concerns. Windows 10 was first put under the microscope with both new and old features causing concern. With its Cortana digital personal assistant, Windows 10 represents a new breed of operating…  Read More