Category: Security

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How To Generate Random Numbers with rand() and srand() Functions in C and C++?

C and C++ programming languages provide rand() and srand() functions in order to create random numbers. Random numbers can be used for security, lottery etc. In this tutorial we will learn how to use a random number generating functions rand() and srand() with their attributes and specialties. Random Numbers Random numbers...

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What Is MD5 Hash Checksum? How To Create and Validate MD5?

MD5 is a checksum or hash calculation method for files. MD5 checksum consists of 128-bit value which is generally expressed as the hexadecimal format with which consist of 32 characters. MD5 Attributes MD5 is a cryptography algorithm which provides some attributes which make it useful for different cases like security, operation...

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What Is Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) and Tutorial with Examples?

Certificates like SSL, X.509 are used to secure network traffic. But every certificate has its own life cycle in a distributed environment like the internet we should manage them. Online Certificate Status Protocol aka OCSP is used to manage certificates validity and lifecycle. OCSP standard is defined in RFC 6960 with...

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Tails Linux OS Tutorial For Privacy and Anonymity

Anonymity and Privacy are important topics of this decade. A lot of states, companies or persons try to crack or censorship peoples anonymity and privacy. There are different ways to protect us from these attacks. Tail OS is a Linux based distribution which provides these protections as a Live operating...

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What is Zenmap and How To Download, Install and Use In Windows, Linux?

Zenmap is an free and open source GUI designed to be used with nmap . Zenmap is multiplatform tool which supports Linux, Ubuntu, Mint, Kali, Fedora, CentOS,.. , Windows, Mac OS X, BSD etc. . nmap is very powerful tool for network scanning and vulnerability discovery but it is completely command line based....

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How To Install and Use ClamAV Antivirus Software In Linux, Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali, Fedora, CentOS, RHEL

Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali, Fedora, CentOs, RHEL are considered as virus free and advertised by open source advocates. This is a bit false but generally true assumption. Linux environment have very little viruses against Windows and MacOS. But Linux environment is not fully secure against. In this...

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How To Scan Top Ports with Masscan?

masscan is an alternative tool to the popular nmap . Actually masscan provides very less of the nmap but provides some huge adventages. masscan is designed to be fast and performative. nmap have popular feautre named top ports which option is –top-ports to scan specified number of most popular ports. masscan also provides this options...

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How To Use Curl with HTTPS Protocol and URLS?

Curl is a command line tool and library which implements protocols like HTTP, HTTPS, FTP etc. Curl also supports HTTPS protocol which is secure version of the HTTP. Using curl may create some problems. We will examine how to solve these curl HTTPS related problems. Install Curl We will start...

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