Category: linux

Linux Maintainers Infected by SSH-Dwelling Backdoor: A Two-Year Compromise

Introduction In a shocking revelation, it has been disclosed that the infrastructure used to maintain and distribute the Linux operating system kernel was compromised for two years by sophisticated malware. This critical breach, involving the Ebury backdoor, has had far-reaching implications for Linux security. This article delves into the details of the attack, its impact, and the lessons learned. The […]

Netcat – the net kitty!

Netcat is a tiny tool for linux and windows and it is used for reading and writing data across network connections using TCP or UDP. It has amazing features and it is a must-have tool for pen-testing. It is called the “Swiss-army knife for TCP/IP”. Netcat is a terminal application with many features. Apart from basic telnet functions, it can […]

Deadly commands in Linux

Here are some linux commands that can kill your computer! Don’t try them if you don’t know what you are doing: 1. Delete Everything Recursively! rm -rf / 2.Send commands to Hard disk any-command > /dev/sda 3. Format H.D. mkfs.ext3 /dev/sda 4. Move everything to null mv ~ /dev/null 5. Fork Bomb! Once run this command it acts like a virus […]