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Apple about to cancel iPhone X due to unfavorable market

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Apple about to cancel iPhone X

The most expensive and decorated phone from Apple, iPhone X may soon see the end of its life. According to latest Apple leak, the company is soon is going to cancel the iPhone X due to unfavorable market.

The rumor started after Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggested that because of the disappointing sales of iPhone X will lead to the cancellation of the model “with production ceasing in the summer”.

If it happens, then this could be the first time Apple has canceled an iPhone model after just one generation since the iPhone 5C in 2014. According to experts, the market is against the iPhone X mainly due to the notch, which many potential Chinese customers believe removes too much usable space on the screen.

As per the report, Apple is not planning to reduce the price of iPhone X and continue its sales. Instead the company will migrate the technologies to other models, and an “iPhone X Plus” model will debut considering usable screen area.

Google’s Fuchsia OS spotted running on Pixelbook

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Google Fuchsia OS running on Pixelbook
Google Fuchsia OS running on Pixelbook | Image credits: Ron Amadeo/Ars Technica

It looks like Google’s Fuchsia OS is not a vapourware, unlike Andromeda, a merge of Chrome/Android OS. After Google releasing detailed documentation of loading Fuchsia OS on the Pixelbook, now Ars Technica published a new video of running an unreleased beta version of OS on the device.

Still, in its early stages of development, it looks like Fuchsia is one of the most flexible and responsive operating system. As we already told its a beta version, Fuchsia OS bundled with a lot of bugs but according to the user Fuchsia successfully able to recognize USB ports, mice, keyboards, touchscreens, and USB Ethernet adapters in its boot. Other notable features found in its beta stages are a Home screen, Google Search Bar, Lockscreen, Card based layouts and more.

The unique feature of Fuchsia is its adaptation of different environment. The smooth transition of operating system from PC interface to a tablet interface to a phone interface looks great along with responsiveness of installed programs, cues Fuchsia is going to be the future universal operating system.

Check out Ars Technica article to know about the installation process of Fuchsia OS. Since the operating system is still in evolution period, we recommend not to install on your main machine.

Google created the Fuchsia OS and open sourced for the developer community to help in its development. The interesting fact is that Fuchsia is built off of the Zircon microkernel and is completely separate from the Linux kernels that are the foundation of Android and Chrome OS.

A-Z Kali Linux Commands — Also Included Kali Commands PDF

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Kali Linux Commands

Kali Linux is a Debian-derived Linux distribution designed for digital forensics and penetration testing. It is maintained and funded by Offensive Security Ltd. Mati Aharoni, Devon Kearns and Raphaël Hertzog are the core developers.

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 be booted from a live CD or live USB, or it can run within a virtual machine. It is a supported platform of the Metasploit Project’s Metasploit Framework, a tool for developing and executing security exploits.

Also See : How To Dual Boot Kali Linux v2.0 With Windows 10

All Kali Linux Commands

Here below we are listing A-Z Kali Linux commands which will help you to ease of flow in work.

Kali Linux commands Function
A
 apropos  Search Help manual pages (man -k)
 apt-get  Search for and install software packages (Debian)
 aptitude  Search for and install software packages (Debian)
 aspell  Spell Checker
 awk  Find and Replace text, database sort/validate/index
B
 basename  Strip directory and suffix from filenames
 bash  GNU Bourne-Again Shell
 bc  Arbitrary precision calculator language
 bg  Send to background
 break  Exit from a loop
 builtin  Run a shell builtin
 bzip2  Compress or decompress named files
C
 cal  Display a calendar
 case  Conditionally perform a command
 cat  Concatenate and print (display) the content of files
 cd  Change Directory
 cfdisk  Partition table manipulator for Linux
 chgrp  Change group ownership
 chmod  Change access permissions
 chown  Change file owner and group
 chroot  Run a command with a different root directory
 chkconfig  System services (runlevel)
 cksum  Print CRC checksum and byte counts
 clear  Clear terminal screen
 cmp  Compare two files
 comm  Compare two sorted files line by line
 command  Run a command – ignoring shell functions
 continue  Resume the next iteration of a loop
 cp  Copy one or more files to another location
 cron  Daemon to execute scheduled commands
 crontab  Schedule a command to run at a later time
 csplit  Split a file into context-determined pieces
 cut  Divide a file into several parts
D
 date  Display or change the date and time
 dc  Desk Calculator
 dd  Convert and copy a file, write disk headers, boot records
 ddrescue  Data recovery tool
 declare  Declare variables and give them attributes
 df  Display free disk space
 diff  Display the differences between two files
 diff3  Show differences among three files
 dig  DNS lookup
 dir  Briefly list directory contents
 dircolors  Colour setup for `ls’
 dirname  Convert a full pathname to just a path
 dirs  Display list of remembered directories
 dmesg  Print kernel & driver messages
 du  Estimate file space usage
E
 echo  Display message on screen
 egrep  Search files for lines that match an extended expression
 eject  Eject removable media
 enable  Enable and disable builtin shell commands
 env  Environment variables
 ethtool  Ethernet card settings
 eval  Evaluate several commands/arguments
 exec  Execute a command
 exit  Exit the shell
 expect  Automate arbitrary applications accessed over a terminal
 expand  Convert tabs to spaces
 export  Set an environment variable
 expr  Evaluate expressions
F
 false  Do nothing, unsuccessfully
 fdformat  Low-level format a floppy disk
 fdisk  Partition table manipulator for Linux
 fg  Send job to foreground
 fgrep  Search files for lines that match a fixed string
 file  Determine file type
 find  Search for files that meet a desired criteria
 fmt  Reformat paragraph text
 fold  Wrap text to fit a specified width
 for  Expand words, and execute commands
 format  Format disks or tapes
 free  Display memory usage
 fsck  File system consistency check and repair
 ftp  File Transfer Protocol
 function  Define Function Macros
 fuser  Identify/kill the process that is accessing a file
G
 gawk  Find and Replace text within files
 getopts  Parse positional parameters
 grep  Search files for lines that match a given pattern
 groupadd  Add a user security group
 groupdel  Delete a group
 groupmod  Modify a group
 groups  Print group names a user is in
 gzip  Compress or decompress named files
H
 hash  Remember the full pathname of a name argument
 head  Output the first part of files
 help  Display help for a built-in command
 history  Command History
 hostname  Print or set system name
I
 iconv  Convert the character set of a file
 id  Print user and group id’s
 if  Conditionally perform a command
 ifconfig  Configure a network interface
 ifdown  Stop a network interface
 ifup  Start a network interface up
 import  Capture an X server screen and save the image to file
 install  Copy files and set attributes
J
 jobs  List active jobs
 join  Join lines on a common field
K
 kill  Stop a process from running
 killall  Kill processes by name
L
 less  Display output one screen at a time
 let  Perform arithmetic on shell variables
 ln  Create a symbolic link to a file
 local  Create variables
locate  Find files
 logname  Print current login name
 logout  Exit a login shell
 look  Display lines beginning with a given string
 lpc  Line printer control program
 lpr  Off line print
 lprint  Print a file
 lprintd  Abort a print job
 lprintq  List the print queue
 lprm  Remove jobs from the print queue
 ls  List information about files
 lsof  List open files
M
 make  Recompile a group of programs
 man  Help manual
 mkdir  Create new folders
 mkfifo  Make FIFOs (named pipes)
 mkisofs  Create an hybrid ISO9660/JOLIET/HFS filesystem
 mknod  Make block or character special files
 more  Display output one screen at a time
 mount  Mount a file system
 mtools  Manipulate MS-DOS files
 mtr  Network diagnostics (traceroute/ping)
 mv  Move or rename files or directories
 mmv  Mass Move and rename files
N
 netstat  Networking information
 nice  Set the priority of a command or job
 nl  Number lines and write files
 nohup  Run a command immune to hangups
 notify-send  Send desktop notifications
 nslookup  Query Internet name servers interactively
O
 open  Open a file in its default application
 op  Operator access
P
 passwd  Modify a user password
 paste  Merge lines of files
 pathchk  Check file name portability
 ping  Test a network connection
 pkill  Stop processes from running
 popd  Restore the previous value of the current directory
 pr  Prepare files for printing
 printcap  Printer capability database
 printenv  Print environment variables
 printf  Format and print data
 ps  Process status
 pushd  Save and then change the current directory
 pwd  Print Working Directory
Q
 quota  Display disk usage and limits
 quotacheck  Scan a file system for disk usage
 quotactl  Set disk quotas
R
 ram  ram disk device
 rcp  Copy files between two machines
 read  Read a line from standard input
 readarray  Read from stdin into an array variable
 readonly  Mark variables/functions as readonly
 reboot  Reboot the system
 rename  Rename files
 renice  Alter priority of running processes
 remsync  Synchronize remote files via email
 return  Exit a shell function
 rev  Reverse lines of a file
 rm  Remove files
 rmdir  Remove folders
 rsync  Remote file copy (Synchronize file trees)
S
 screen  Multiplex terminal, run remote shells via ssh
 scp  Secure copy (remote file copy)
 sdiff  Merge two files interactively
 sed  Stream Editor
 select  Accept keyboard input
 seq  Print numeric sequences
 set  Manipulate shell variables and functions
 sftp  Secure File Transfer Program
 shift  Shift positional parameters
 shopt  Shell Options
 shutdown  Shutdown or restart linux
 sleep  Delay for a specified time
 slocate  Find files
 sort  Sort text files
 source  Run commands from a file
 split  Split a file into fixed-size pieces
 ssh  Secure Shell client (remote login program)
 strace  Trace system calls and signals
 su  Substitute user identity
 sudo  Execute a command as another user
 sum  Print a checksum for a file
 suspend  Suspend execution of this shell
 symlink  Make a new name for a file
 sync  Synchronize data on disk with memory
T
 tail  Output the last part of file
 tar  Tape Archiver
 tee  Redirect output to multiple files
 test  Evaluate a conditional expression
 time  Measure Program running time
 times  User and system times
 touch  Change file timestamps
 top  List processes running on the system
 traceroute  Trace Route to Host
 trap  Run a command when a signal is set(bourne)
 tr  Translate, squeeze, and/or delete characters
 true  Do nothing, successfully
 tsort  Topological sort
 tty  Print filename of terminal on stdin
 type  Describe a command
U
 ulimit  Limit user resources
 umask  Users file creation mask
 umount  Unmount a device
 unalias  Remove an alias
 uname  Print system information
 unexpand  Convert spaces to tabs
 uniq  Uniquify files
 units  Convert units from one scale to another
 unset  Remove variable or function names
 unshar  Unpack shell archive scripts
 until  Execute commands (until error)
 uptime  Show uptime
 useradd  Create new user account
 usermod  Modify user account
 users  List users currently logged in
 uuencode  Encode a binary file
 uudecode  Decode a file created by uuencode
V
 v  Verbosely list directory contents (`ls -l -b’)
 vdir  Verbosely list directory contents (`ls -l -b’)
 vi  Text Editor
 vmstat  Report virtual memory statistics
W
 wait  Wait for a process to complete
 watch  Execute/display a program periodically
 wc  Print byte, word, and line counts
 whereis  Search the user’s $path, man pages and source files for a program
 which  Search the user’s $path for a program file
 while  Execute commands
 who  Print all usernames currently logged in
 whoami  Print the current user id and name (`id -un’)
 wget  Retrieve web pages or files via HTTP, HTTPS or FTP
 write  Send a message to another user
X
 xargs  Execute utility, passing constructed argument lists
 xdg-open  Open a file or URL in the user’s preferred application
Y
 yes   Print a string until interrupted

Now you know all Kali Linux commands and for future reference we also included a Kali commands PDF for you. Print it out to guide through Kali Linux while your offline.

List of Kali commands PDF

Also Read : How To Uninstall Linux Or Windows From Dual Boot System

YouTube’s new video monetization policy is going to flush out low-quality channels

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youtube limitation monetize channels

YouTube is all set to flush out spammers, impersonators, and other bad creators/channels with its new set of rules for video monetization eligibility.

Now onwards channels with 4,000 hours of watch time within the past 12 months and 1,000 subscribers will be eligible to earn revenue from their YouTube videos. So with these new rules, the old YouTube Partner Program (YPP) eligibility requirement of 10,000 lifetime views, that they implemented back in 2017 became absolute.

The new video monetization policy is not only going to affect the new users but also existing creators too. Many of the existing channels already received the mail from YouTube regarding this subject. As per the mail, the existing channels/creators who don’t meet the new 4,000 hour/1,000 subscriber threshold before February 20, 2018, are no longer eligible for monetization.

With these major video monetization policy change, YouTube is going to decrease the number of low-quality channels and spammers. According to YouTube, “These higher standards will also help us prevent potentially inappropriate videos from monetizing which can hurt revenue for everyone.”

Top 22 Favourite Operating Systems Of Hackers (2018 List)

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Favourite Operating Systems Of Hackers - ethical hacking operating systems
Favourite Operating Systems Of Hackers - ethical hacking operating systems

Find out most advanced Operating Systems for hacking — if you are really interested in Hacking, then this article will help you to known Which Operating systems are used by hackers.

Almost all the best operating systems for hacking is based on Linux kernel, so favorite operating systems of hackers are always Linux. In this article we are listing some open source hacking operating systems for ethical hacking and penetration testing.

A hacker is someone who seeks and exploits weaknesses in a computer system or computer network. Hackers may be motivated by a multitude of reasons, such as profit, protest, challenge, enjoyment or to evaluate those weaknesses to assist in removing them. Hacking is a type of art, And now you can also start your journey to hacking world with the help of these hacking OS.

Favourite Operating Systems Of Hackers :


So check out 22 best Linux distro for ethical hacking and penetration testing :

1. Kali Linux

kali linux operating system

Also Read : A-Z Kali Linux Commands

Kali Linux maintained and funded by Offensive Security Ltd. is first in our list. Kali Linux is a Debian-derived Linux distribution designed for digital forensics and penetration testing. Kali is the one of the best and favourite operating systems of hackers.

It was developed by Mati Aharoni and Devon Kearns of Offensive Security through the rewrite of BackTrack, their previous forensics Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. Kali Linux has a dedicated project set-aside for compatibility and porting to specific Android devices, called Kali Linux NetHunter. It is the first Open Source Android penetration testing platform for Nexus devices, created as a joint effort between the Kali community member “BinkyBear” and Offensive Security. It supports Wireless 802.11 frame injection, one-click MANA Evil Access Point setups, HID keyboard (Teensy like attacks), as well as Bad USB MITM attacks.

FeaturesBackTrack (Kali’s predecessor) contained a mode known as forensic mode. This capability was carried over to Kali via live boot. This mode is very popular for many reasons such as many Kali users already have a bootable Kali USB drive or CD, and this option makes it easy to apply Kali to a forensic job. There are however some changes to forensic mode over the regular operation of the system, such as forensic mode doesn’t touch the hard drive or swap space and auto mounting is disabled. However, it is recommended by the developers that if Kali is going to be used for real world forensics that these things be tested in that environment.

Supported Platforms : Kali Linux is distributed in 32- and 64-bit images for use on hosts based on the x86 instruction set and as an image for the ARM architecture for use on the BeagleBoard computer and on Samsung’s ARM Chromebook. Kali Linux is already available for BeagleBone Black, HP Chromebook, CubieBoard 2, CuBox, CuBox-i, Raspberry Pi, EfikaMX, Odroid U2, Odroid XU, Odroid XU3, Samsung Chromebook, Utilite Pro, Galaxy Note 10.1 and SS808.

Get Kali Linux From Official Website

Also Read : How To Dual Boot Kali Linux v2.0 With Windows 10

2. BackBox

backbox operating system

BackBox is an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution penetration test and security assessment oriented providing a network and informatic systems analysis toolkit. BackBox desktop environment includes a complete set of tools required for ethical hacking and security testing.

Features : It includes some of the most used security and analysis Linux tools, aiming for a wide spread of goals, ranging from web application analysis to network analysis, from stress tests to sniffing, also including vulnerability assessment, computer forensic analysis and exploitation. Part of the power of this distribution comes from its Launchpad repository core, constantly updated to the latest stable version of the most known and used ethical hacking tools. The integration and development of new tools in the distribution follows the open source community, particularly the Debian Free Software Guidelines criteria.

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3. Parrot Security OS

parrot security os

Parrot Security OS (or ParrotSec) is a GNU/LINUX distribution based on Debian. It was built in order to perform penetration tests (computer security), Vulnerability Assessment and Mitigation, Computer Forensics and Anonymous Surfing. It has been developed by Frozenbox’s Team. Like Kali Linux Parrot Security OS is also hackers favourite operating system.

Also Read : A-Z Bash Command Line for Linux

Parrot is based on Debian’s stable branch (jessie), with a custom hardened linux 4.1 kernel with a grsecurity patched branch available. It follows a development line of rolling release kind.The desktop environment is MATE, fork of Gnome 2, and the default display manager is LightDM.The project is certified to run over machines which have 265Mb of RAM at least and it is suitable to both 32bit (i386) and 64bit (amd64), with a special edition it works on old 32bit machines (486). Moreover, the project is available for armel and armhf architectures. It even offers an edition (both 32bit and 64bit) developed for servers only to carry out cloud pentesting.

Features : Parrot Security OS is a security oriented operating system designed for Pentesting, Computer Forensic, Reverse engineering, Hacking, Cloud pentesting, privacy/anonymity and cryptography.

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4. Live Hacking OS

live hacking os

Live Hacking OS is a Linux distribution packed with tools and utilities for ethical hacking, penetration testing and countermeasure verification. It includes the graphical user interface GNOME inbuilt. There is a second variation available which has command line only, and it requires very less hardware requirements.

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5. DEFT Linux

DEFT Linux

DEFT stands for Digital Evidence and Forensic Toolkit and it’s an open source distribution of Linux built around the DART (Digital Advanced Response Toolkit) software and based on the Ubuntu operating system. It has been designed from the ground up to offer some of the best open source computer forensics and incident response tools that can be used by individuals, IT auditors, investigators, military, and police.

Get DEFT Linux From Official Website

Also Read: Best Documentaries About Hacking And Hackers You Should Watch

6. Samurai Web Testing Framework

samurai web testing framework

The Samurai Web Testing Framework is a live linux environment that has been pre-configured to function as a web pen-testing environment. The CD contains the best of the open source and free tools that focus on testing and attacking websites. In developing this environment, we have based our tool selection on the tools we use in our security practice. We have included the tools used in all four steps of a web pen-test.

Get Samurai Web Testing Framework From Official Website

7. Network Security Toolkit

Network Security Toolkit

The Network Security Toolkit (NST) is a Linux-based Live CD that provides a set of open source computer security and networking tools to perform routine security and networking diagnostic and monitoring tasks. The distribution can be used as a network security analysis, validation and monitoring tool on servers hosting virtual machines. The majority of tools published in the article “Top 125 security tools” by Insecure.org are available in the toolkit. NST has package management capabilities similar to Fedora and maintains its own repository of additional packages.

FeaturesMany tasks that can be performed within NST are available through a web interface called NST WUI. Among the tools that can be used through this interface are nmap with the vizualization tool ZenMap, ntop, a Network Interface Bandwidth Monitor, a Network Segment ARP Scanner, a session manager for VNC, a minicom-based terminal server, serial port monitoring, and WPA PSK management.Other features include visualization of ntopng, ntop, wireshark, traceroute, netflow and kismet data by geolocating the host addresses, IPv4 Address conversation, traceroute data and wireless access points and displaying them via Google Earth or a Mercator World Map bit image, a browser-based packet capture and protocol analysis system capable of monitoring up to four network interfaces using Wireshark, as well as a Snort-based intrusion detection system with a “collector” backend that stores incidents in a MySQL database. For web developers, there is also a JavaScript console with a built-in object library with functions that aid the development of dynamic web pages.

Get Network Security Toolkit From Official Website

8. Bugtraq

bugtraq

Bugtraq is an electronic mailing list dedicated to issues about computer security. On-topic issues are new discussions about vulnerabilities, vendor security-related announcements, methods of exploitation, and how to fix them. It is a high-volume mailing list, and almost all new vulnerabilities are discussed there.Bugtraq team is experienced freaks and developers, It is available in Debian, Ubuntu and OpenSuSe in 32 and 64 bit architectures.

Get Bugtraq From Official Website

9. NodeZero

nodezero

NodeZero is an open source Linux kernel-based operating system derived from the world’s most popular distribution of Linux, Ubuntu, and designed to be used for penetration testing operations. The distro is available for download as a dual-arch Live DVD ISO image, which will run well on computers that support both 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x86_64) instruction set architectures. Besides the fact that it allows you to start the live system, the boot menu contains various advanced options, such as the ability to perform a system memory diagnostic test, boot from a local drive, start the installer directly, as well as to boot in safe graphics mode, text mode or debug mode.

NodeZero’s default graphical desktop environment is powered by GNOME, which uses the GNOME Classic interface. It features a two-panel layout, and uses Ubuntu’s default software repositories. Keep in mind though, that you must first log into the live session with the username nodezero and without a password.With NodeZero you will have instant access to over 300 penetration testing tools, as well as a set of basic services that are needed in penetration testing operations. Default applications include the Mozilla Firefox web browser, F-Spot photo manager, Rhythmbox music player, PiTiVi video editor, Transmission torrent downloader, Empathy multi-protocol instant messenger, and OpenOffice.org office suite.

Get NodeZero From Official Website

10. Pentoo

pentoo

Pentoo is a Live CD and Live USB designed for penetration testing and security assessment. Based on Gentoo Linux, Pentoo is provided both as 32 and 64 bit installable livecd. Pentoo is also available as an overlay for an existing Gentoo installation. It features packet injection patched wifi drivers, GPGPU cracking software, and lots of tools for penetration testing and security assessment. The Pentoo kernel includes grsecurity and PAX hardening and extra patches – with binaries compiled from a hardened toolchain with the latest nightly versions of some tools available.

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Also Read : How To Uninstall Linux Or Windows From Dual Boot System

11. BlackBuntu

blackbuntu

BlackBuntu is distribution for penetration testing which was specially designed for security training students and practitioners of information security. BlackBuntu is penetration testing distribution with GNOME Desktop Environment. It’s currently being built using the Ubuntu 10.10 and work on reference BackTrack.

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12. GnackTrack

GnackTrack

GnackTrack is an open and free project to merge penetration testing tools and the linux Gnome desktop. GnackTrack is a Live and comes with multiple tools that are really helpful to do a effective penetration testing, it has Metasploit, armitage, wa3f and others wonderful tools.

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13. Cyborg Hawk Linux

Cyborg Hawk Linux

Also Read : The best Linux distro for beginners

CYBORG HAWK LINUX is a Ubuntu (Linux) based Penetration Testing Distro created by the team of Ztrela Knowledge Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Developed and designed for ethical hackers and cyber security experts who are also known as Penetration testers . Cyborg Hawk Penetration Testing Distro can be used for network security and assessment and also for digital forensics. It has various tools also fit for the Mobile Security and Wireless testing. It has 700 + tools while other penetration distro have 300+ and also dedicated tools for and menu for mobile security and malware analysis . Also it is easy to compare it with others as to make a better OS than others ,we have to outperform them.

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14. Knoppix STD

Knoppix STD

STD is a Linux-based Security Tool. Actually, it is a collection of hundreds if not thousands of open source security tools. It’s a Live Linux Distro, which means it runs from a bootable CD in memory without changing the native operating system of the host computer. Its sole purpose in life is to put as many security tools at your disposal with as slick an interface as it can.STD is meant to be used by both novice and professional security personnel but is not ideal for the Linux uninitiated. STD assumes you know the basics of Linux as most of your work will be done from the command line. If you are completely new to Linux, it’s best you start with another live Distro like Knoppix to practice the basics.STD tools are divided into the following categories authentication, encryption, forensics, firewall, honeypot, ids, network utilities, password tools, servers, packet sniffers, tcp tools, tunnels, vulnerability assessment, wireless tools.

Get  Knoppix STD From Official Website 

15. Weakerthan

weakerthan

Weakerthan is a penetration testing distribution which is built from Debian Squeeze.For the desktop environment it uses Fluxbox.This operating system is ideal for WiFi hacking as it contains plenty of Wireless tools. It has a very well maintained website and a devoted community. Built from Debian Squeeze (Fluxbox within a desktop environment) this operating system is particularly suited for WiFi hacking as it contains plenty of Wireless cracking and hacking tools.Tools includes: Wifi attacks, SQL Hacking, Cisco Exploitation, Password Cracking, Web Hacking, Bluetooth, VoIP Hacking, Social Engineering, Information Gathering, Fuzzing Android Hacking, Networking and creating Shells.

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16. BlackArch Linux

Favourite Operating Systems Of Hackers - BlackArch Linux

BlackArch Linux -an Arch Linux-based penetration testing distribution for penetration testers and security researchers. The new version also has a total of 1400 penetration testing tools with the old ones updated and the new ones added, making it a must have download for hackers and security researchers.

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17. Matriux Linux

Favourite Operating Systems Of Hackers - Matriux Linux

Matriux Linux – a Debian-based security distribution designed for penetration testing and forensic investigations. Although suited best for hackers, it can also be used by any Linux user as a desktop system for day-to-day computing. Matriux has more than 300 open source tools for penetration testing and hacking. Since its the new one, many security researchers claims that it is a better alternative to Kali Linux.

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18. Dracos Linux

Dracos Linux - ethical hacking operating system

Dracos Linux — ethical hacking os surfaced from Indonesia built based on the Linux from scratch.

Dracos is built to be fast, strong, and powerful OS which is used to perform security testing (penetration testing). Powered by hundreds of pentest tools including information gathering, forensics, malware analysis, maintaining access, and reverse engineering, Dracos Linux is one of the best choices of hacker’s operating system.

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19. Fedora Security Lab

Fedora Security Lab - ethical hacking os

Fedora Security Lab comes with the clean and fast Xfce Desktop Environment and essential set of tools like — Wireshark, Sqlninja, Yersinia, Medusa etc — to follow a proper test path for security and pen testing. Fedora Security Lab is maintained by a community of security testers and developers.

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20. Caine

Caine - ethical hacking os

Caine — Computer Aided Investigation Environment — is an Ubuntu-based GNU/Linux live distribution OS created for ethical hackers and digital forensics experts. It provides a complete forensic environment with a friendly graphical interface.

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21. ArchStrike

ArchStrike Linux - ethical hacking os

ArchStrike is the perfect Arch Linux based hacking operating system for security experts. ArchStrike provides a live desktop environment based on the Openbox window manager along with an extra repository of security software of 32-bit and 64-bit builds.

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22. URIX OS

URIX OS - ethical hacking os

URIX OS is a security-focused ethical hacking distribution based on openSUSE. In URIX OS security is strengthened by removing servers and closing incoming ports. The distro also provides several penetration tools for testing purposes.

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XNSPY vs TheTruthSpy vs SpyEra: Which is the best spying app for call recording?

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XNSPY Vs TheTruthSpy Vs SpyEra sponsored

Choosing the best spying apps for call recording can be a daunting task, owing to the fact that market is flooded with low-quality spyware. To help you out, here we have short-listed three best spy apps for call recording, so you can find a gem in these recommendations.

1. XNSPY

Xnspy.com lets you track just about anything, including phone calls, text messages, social media activities and lot more. The sleuthing program is a comprehensive solution to monitor online activities. The logging features of the app are excellent. Not only it logs all the activities, but also organizes the data so well that it becomes easier for users to find what they are looking for. With uploading preferences, you can upload desired information only. XNSPY also proffers comprehensive charts that can summarize phone activity. By using a line graph, you can easily determine how much calling and texting is happening. This could come in handy for employers who are looking to eavesdrop on cell phones at the workplace. It will let them figure out if the amount of time spent on the cell phone is exorbitant or not.

The product can also track web browsing, emails, instant messaging apps like WhatsApp, Skype, Viber, Instagram, etc. You will see saved photos and videos along with Facebook Messenger activities. XNSPY can automatically record phone calls from a distant location. If that’s not enough, you can always use the ambient recording feature to eavesdrop on cell phone surroundings. The call recording feature of the app is super-efficient. The app automatically initiates the recording, so you won’t have to send any remote commands from the control panel (online account). While there is no limit on the duration of the recording, you can even record hours-long calls with XNSPY. You can even download the recorded calls to an off-site location with just a single click. Time and date stamps of the recorded calls are available to the users.

In case, you are interested in reading text messages and emails, the spying tool allows you to read the messages. The app can be used to see the stock and installed apps on the target device. In fact, it can block and delete the stored apps you deem are inappropriate for the user. Furthermore, it lets you take screenshots and note down all the passwords that appear on the target cell phone’s screen.

Price:

  • Basic Edition $8.32/month
  • Premium Edition $12.49/month

Shortcomings:

  • The app cannot take spy shots using the camera on the target phone.
  • Ambient recording feature can record for 30 minutes only after which you have to send another remote command to continue the recording.
  • You can enjoy all the features by rooting the android device.

2. TheTruthSpy

The versatile and powerful spying app helps you monitor a person from a distant location. With TheTruthSpy, you can create extensive instant alerts, track an impressive number of activities, and set up various restrictions on how the monitored person can use their device. TheTruthSpy clues you in on who the target talks to, how much time he or she spends on doing something and what they see online. You can use the app to view communication history, including calls, texts, multimedia files, installed apps, events marked on the calendar app in the device. The tracking program also lets you view web browser history and the current GPS location of the device, so you can always stay in the know of the target’s location.

Even if the target has viewed something in the browser’s incognito mode, TheTruthSpy lets you see it. The spying tool empowers the users to remotely record all incoming and outgoing phone calls from the monitored phone. It’s up to you whether you want to record all the phone calls or track specific phone numbers. All call recordings are uploaded to your online web account which can be accessed from anywhere by establishing an internet connection. You can listen to these recordings directly from the control panel or download them onto your computer to eavesdrop on them later.

Price:

  • Standard $16.99/month
  • Premium $19.99/month
  • Gold $22.99/month

Shortcomings:

  • The spying app has a limited compatibility.
  • The call recording feature works on rooted android devices.
  • GPS locator doesn’t properly work even on rooted android devices.
  • Skype and Viber history features are among other functions that didn’t work.
  • Picture history (saved videos and images) also failed to live up to the excitement promised.

3. SpyEra

SpyEra is another effective tool to obtain personal information by tracking mobile devices. The app offers diverse surveillance elements you can use to check on all the possible activities of an individual you would like to keep tabs on. It will aid you to analyze if something is going wrong in your family or business life. The software is useful for checking messages, discovering locations, keeping a watchful eye on videos and images, viewing contact list and to block potentially harmful contacts. The personal agendas registered on the calendar apps can also be accessed through this tool. One of the prominent features of the SpyEra software is the capability of overhearing live phone conversations and recording phone calls without being noticed.

The app also has a unique feature that sets it apart from other snooping apps. It has a VOIP call tracker that lets you hear instant messenger calls. With SpyEra, it won’t be a problem to hack into someone’s emails. You can read the content of the emails and look for any suspicious message that raises eyebrows. When utilizing this spyware, users can be sure they won’t get noticed as the app conceals its icon on rooted and jailbroken devices. There is no way the mobile device owner can find out about this application. Additionally, you can select the double hidden mode to double ensure that there is completely no evidence of your action.

Price:

  • Smartphone Version $389/year
  • All in One Version $489/ year

Shortcomings:

  • The app carries a very hefty price tag as compared to other spy programs.
  • It won’t let you block websites.
  • The program doesn’t allow users to define keywords and monitor specific activities.
  • After sales service is quite poor.
  • It can be installed on jailbroken devices only.
  • The program has a poor foreign language translation quality.

The Front-runner:

Keeping the price and all the pros and cons in view, XNSPY stands out as the best spying app for call recording here. That said, every person has different spying requirements and budget, so it’s up to you to decide which spy app is best for you.

Microsoft’s Meltdown and Spectre patches for AMD based devices backfired

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Meltdown and Spectre patches for AMD based devices

Microsoft halted delivering latest Windows operating system security update for some AMD based devices after the users report that the update froze their machines with a blue screen of death while booting.

The update contains security patches for most widespread chipset vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Spectre. According to Microsoft, only a small subset of older AMD processors remain blocked to avoid users getting into an unbootable state after installation of recent Windows operating system security updates.

Microsoft added, they are working around the clock to resolve this issue and should resume Windows OS security updates to this subset of AMD processors likely by next week.

Although AMD machines are only vulnerable to Spectre now and its still unclear about Meltdown vulnerabilities affects on machine, so Microsoft is also pushing Meltdown patches along with Spectre fix as a countermeasure to protect against future attacks.

Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities are the two massive CPU flaws currently affecting almost all devices powered by Intel, AMD and ARM processors and according to many experts, the fix for these bugs are going to reduce the performance of the devices by 30 percent.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free 2018

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EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard

It is impossible to quantify the extent of loss whenever your data is lost from your hard disk or any storage device. It could be from accidental deletion, hard disk failure, accidental formatting, a virus attack or system crush. You could also lose data through loss of a partition, raw partitioning or other ways beyond your control. Whatever the case, you need a reliable free data recovery software that can recover every byte.

There are many data recovery software in the market today with endless promises about the quality of services offered. There is a reason top corporations and firms dealing with sensitive data choose EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free for all their recovery needs. One of the reasons is that it works on all devices including PCs, laptops, mobile gadgets and removable, among other storage locations.

The software works through three simple steps that are almost intuitive. There are wizards for all devices that are used for storage and could be in need of recovery. There is a wizard that is specific to PCs, memory cards, USB, and other devices like cameras, video and music players, iPods and mobile phones among others.

Step-by-Step Recovery Process:

You begin the process of recovery by launching the software from your computer. Since it is a step-by-step wizard, expert IT skills or prior data recovery experience is required. This saves on the cost of hiring a professional to recover the data for you and ensures that only you have access to the data. This guarantees privacy. Why choose EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free over the other applications?

  • Efficient and exact — it gives you a chance to scan the storage device quickly or take the deep scan to reveal the files that are recoverable. It is not always that you want to recover all the files in the storage disc. By scanning, you will choose the files you are interested in and therefore only recover the exact files of interest.
  • Clear and successful recovery — you are certain about the files to be recovered when using the software. This data recovery software goes beyond revealing the recoverable files to indicating the quality at which they will be recovered. Maintaining the quality gives you an impression that the files were not lost in the first place.
  • Flexible and time-saving — this application gives you the freedom to import and export results. Through sharing, you do not have to start the process of recovery from scratch. It also means that you do not restart the process and therefore save time during recovery.

Customized Edition:

Data recovery needs vary from one client to the other. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free gives you 2GB of data to recover that includes all types of files including pictures, videos, emails and compressed files, among others. The Pro version offers unlimited data recovery options with free lifetime upgrade and technical support. Pro+WinPE gives you all the data quantity you wish to recover with the added possibility of recovering data when the system crashes.

The software comes in all imaginable international languages. With the capacity to recover data from all types of storage devices, this is your best bet. You can try the services using the free wizard to ascertain that they meet your expectations.

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