Most popular VMWare Virtual Appliances for IT Administrators Updated on September 23, 2009: Please review the updated list of virtual appliances. You may also be interested in reviewing virtual appliances for Security. The original post has been retained as a historical reference. The download links for most of the appliances in the following table no longer work since VMware has revamped the Appliance Marketplace. ipconfig - Windows Command Line Utility Updated June 30, 2015. ipconfig is a commmand line utility available on all versions of Microsoft Windows starting with Windows NT. ipconfig is designed to be run from the Windows command prompt. This utility allows you to get the IP address information of a Windows computer. It also allows some control over active TCP/IP connections. ipconfig is an alternative to the older 'winipcfg' utility.
The 15 best tools for data visualisation It's often said that data is the new world currency, and the web is the exchange bureau through which it's traded. As consumers, we're positively swimming in data; it's everywhere from labels on food packaging design to World Health Organisation reports. As a result, for the designer it's becoming increasingly difficult to present data in a way that stands out from the mass of competing data streams. Cain & Abel Cain & Abel is a password recovery tool for Microsoft Operating Systems. It allows easy recovery of various kind of passwords by sniffing the network, cracking encrypted passwords using Dictionary, Brute-Force and Cryptanalysis attacks, recording VoIP conversations, decoding scrambled passwords, recovering wireless network keys, revealing password boxes, uncovering cached passwords and analyzing routing protocols. The program does not exploit any software vulnerabilities or bugs that could not be fixed with little effort. It covers some security aspects/weakness present in protocol's standards, authentication methods and caching mechanisms; its main purpose is the simplified recovery of passwords and credentials from various sources, however it also ships some "non standard" utilities for Microsoft Windows users.
The Infection File Popularity Contest - SpywareGuide Greynets Bl Ever wondered exactly how people who enjoy putting malicious files into the wide blue yonder ensure their bundles of joy are as attractive as possible to those who would happily download them? Well, I came across this program today and thought it was worth looking into. It dips into what's hot and current in the world of free downloads then uses that to ensnare as many potential victims as possible. How do they do it? The above program helps, for starters.
IT Career Paths - A Guide to Credentials and Certifications If you love technology, then the IT field can offer a number of opportunities and areas to specialize in. As you hone in on your skills, you can validate your knowledge by advancing up the certification ladder to achieve new career heights. Whatever path you choose, we'll help you figure out the right steps to take. The certification guides listed below illustrate the different certification paths from tech companies and organizations in core technical areas including storage, networking and security as well as project management, big data, mobility, and a lot more. From entry-level to architect credentials, each certification guide will walk you through the offerings from the sponsoring organization, whether it's a company, like Microsoft, or a vendor-neutral organization, like CompTIA.
Working w/ IP Addresses & Subnets IP addresses are the fundamental method for computers to identify themselves on the Internet and many other computer networks. Learn here how to set up and maintain IP addresses. What Is an IP Address?An IP address is a binary number that identifies devices on TCP/IP networks. Both IPv4 and IPv6 networks use these addresses to discover and communicate with each other. The Five Best Tools for Creating Videos Without Installing Software Over the years I've published some lists and reviews of free tools for creating videos online. Quite a few of those tools have been for creating simple videos that are really just automated, audio slideshows. See Animoto for an example of this.
How to hide files in JPEG pictures If you’re looking to hide files on your PC hard drive, you may have read about ways to encrypt folders or change the attributes on a file so that they cannot be accessed by prying eyes. However, a lot of times hiding files or folders in that way requires that you install some sort of software on your computer, which could then be spotted by someone else. I’ve actually written quite a few articles on how you can hide files and folders in Windows XP and Vista before, but here I’m going to show you a new way to hide files that is very counter-intuitive and therefore pretty safe!
We Were Hacked! 8 Tips From A Hacking Victim For Minimizing Your Risk :... - StumbleUpon Think you're safe from a cyberattack just because you're a small biz? Think again. Here's how to prevent a hacking. Best Information Security Certifications for 2016 - Certs - Tom's IT Pro InfoSec professionals who want to set themselves apart as leaders in IT security should seriously consider one of these top five information security certifications for 2016. When it comes to information security, you need only read the headlines to observe that those with malicious intent constantly find new and scary ways to access and misuse privileged information for criminal, unscrupulous or questionable purposes. As a result, IT professionals skilled in information security remain in very high demand and should do so for the foreseeable future. When evaluating prospective InfoSec candidates, employers frequently look to certification as one measure of excellence and commitment to quality.
IP Addresses - Working With My IP Addresses IP addresses are the fundamental method for computers to identify themselves on most computer networks. Every computer (or other network device) connected to the Internet has an IP address. This tutorial explains the basics of finding, changing, and hiding (your) my IP addresses. Inside IP Addresses IP addresses are written in a notation using numbers separated by dots.