Tag Archives: Linux

VeraCrypt Disk Encryption

VeraCrypt picks up from where TrueCrypt left and it adds enhanced security to the algorithms used for system and partitions encryption making it immune to new developments in brute-force attacks. VeraCrypt also solves many vulnerabilities and security issues found in TrueCrypt. It can load TrueCrypt volume and it offers the possibility to convert TrueCrypt containers…  Read More 

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 

PostgreSQL Open Source Database

PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It has more than 15 years of active development and a proven architecture that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, data integrity, and correctness. It runs on all major operating systems, including Linux, UNIX (AIX, BSD, HP-UX, SGI IRIX, Mac OS X, Solaris, Tru64),…  Read More 

Cache WordPress Using Redis

My original interest in this methodology came when I stumbled across Eric Mann’s article, Ludicrous Speed: WordPress Caching with Redis. Of course this led to more in-depth research which produced the solution¬†I eventually settled on which is our modified version of Wp Redis Cache by Benjamin Adams. So, in this tutorial I will walk you…  Read More