Posts tagged with: computer security
See the current MAC values
erogol@erogol-G50V ~ $ ifconfig -a | grep Ethernet eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:22:15:3a:36:93 wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:15:af:dd:94:91
Stop running of the card
<pre ">erogol@erogol-G50V ~ $sudo ifconfig eth0 down
Change the MAC address
erogol@erogol-G50V ~ $ sudo ifconfig hw ether 00:22:15:3a:36:83
Start the card running again
erogol@erogol-G50V ~ $ sudo ifconfig eth0 up
That's all. You might see the new MAC address for check.
Why I need to change the MAC address. Continue Reading
There are approx. 6,000 new computer viruses released every month.
Albeit internet is a one of the most influential data resource with smiling face, it is also a whirlpool that tries to catch all your data from your computer to benefit some companies, hackers and others. Thus it is really a big need to keep your computer and the browser with secure setup as a gate to the cyberworld. For this aim, I try to point some extensions to your Firefox browser. Some will stop the hackers and some will stop the companies watching your private data for having more money sourcing by you. Continue Reading
At Linux /etc/passwrd file includes information about the user accounts on the operating system. Permissions and password (if not encrypted) related with specific user account are stored here with some extra information. Here is the general structure of the file with the needed explanation to interpret it: Continue Reading