Backtrack basics: Networking

First Check recognised HW: # dmesg|grep eth jme: JMicron JMC2XX ethernet driver version 1.0.4 eth0: registered as PCnet/PCI II 79C970A eth1: registered as PCnet/PCI II 79C970A eth2: registered as PCnet/PCI II 79C970A Option 1 – The manual way: Static IP assignment and nework configuration: a) Sets your IP address # ifconfig eth0 192.168.0.123 b) Set …

Backtrack basics: Upgrading the proper way

NOTE: For this to work you obviously need network connectivity first! this is explained here Ok guys, finally this is the definitive guide from the Backtrack guys themselves (source): Update Back|Track Linux: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade && apt-get dist-upgrade Update Metasploit: cd /pentest/exploits/framework3 && svn update Update the Social-Engineer Toolkit (SET): cd /pentest/exploits/SET && …

Security Weekly News 18 March 2011 – Summary

Thanks to Tadek for contributing to this weekly security news bulletin Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome Highlighted quotes of the week: “The media (and general community) responses on the nuke meltdown highlight human inability to contextualize risk.” – Rich Mogull “Getting a lot of enquiries lately to help orgs …

Security Weekly News 18 March 2011 – Full List

Category Index Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Unpatched Vulnerabilities Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network Security Mobile Security Privacy General Funny Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime   Open Letter to RSA Customers  [www.rsa.com] Like any large company, EMC experiences and successfully repels multiple cyber attacks on its IT infrastructure every day. Recently, our security …