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Raw Socket Error Path Analyzer Pro
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January 1, 2016

Hello. I was just trying to test Path Analyzer Pro on Win 10 but I keep getting the raw socket error meggage. I disabled the firewall but that didnt help either. Does anyone know how I can bypass this error? Thanks a lot. pimonit Hello. I was just trying to test Path Analyzer Pro on Win 10 but I keep getting ...

Question About Being Anonymous Online During A Pentest
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January 1, 2016

Hey guys, hope you're all staying busy. I know I am. After the OSCP continuing with eLearnSecurity Practical Network Defense and Web Application Pentesting, Cybrary, Udemy and a lot more other stuff. During my studies a question came up about staying anonymous on the Internet. So I know that an IP address has to be given to the client/customer, which ...

Qualitative Vs Quantitative
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January 1, 2016

When you calculate risk by using the SLE and ALE values, is this qualitative or quantitative? According to Shon Harris it is qualitative but I am not 100% sure if I understand correctly. Qualitative is based on opinions and with using the formula's to calculate looks more like quantitative? Please give me your thoughts on this. Well Sir..u right ..Going purely ...

Python Security Vs. Java Security
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January 1, 2016

when we compare python and java which one is more secure???????????? depends on what you write with it :) In python everyone can see your code In java they can't (or not as easily) so in that sense java might keep you safer from some people, but if your program is well written, it shouldn't matter that they can see the ...

Python Programming For Hackers (Tutorial Series)
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January 1, 2016

Hello all cybrarians. :) Most cool site ever. - Here, under this topic we will be dealing with features of python for Ethical Hacking.- I have my post approved for Cybrary Op3n too. You can get all from there. If missed, then you can follow, and participate actively here. - Python Programming for Hackers. Part 1 – Getting Started**Hi, & ...

Python 2.7 Or 3.x?
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January 1, 2016

Which is better for creating hacking tools? Python 2.7 or Python 3.x? I am still a n00b in pen testing and am learning from the aspect of creating my own small scripts to work different custom tools. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Also, I work on Linux machines, Ubuntu and Kali Linux. There is little or no difference between choosing ...

ProxyChains Through Tor And Socks5 Proxy
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January 1, 2016

Hi. I'm new to Pentesting and only started studying recently. I am currently studying and writing notes on ProxyChains. My question is, when you configure ProxyChains with some socks4/5 proxies, does it still route proxychains through Tor AND the socks proxies, or does it stop using Tor and only use the socks proxies? If it stops using Tor, isn't that ...

PROGRAMMING
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January 1, 2016

I want to be a programmer but how ? Do you have an area you'd like to program in? Such as web app programming, software development, database? If you're unsure I'd recommend leaning a scripting language first such as Ruby, Perl, or my personal favorite Python (perhaps even batch or bash). Scripting languages don't require compilers (which you'll learn more about ...

Program Language On Kali Linux
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January 1, 2016

what is the program language that i need to learn so as to be able to work on kali linux ? Ah well lets see... Bash command line - This is a must. Hard to point and clicky your way hacker leetness C - Most everything in the operating system is written in it lua - if you want to write/modify ...

ProctorU
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January 1, 2016

Anybody take an exam with ProctorU before? I have my CEH exam on Friday and i'm just wondering about the procedure. I did my CEH through ProctorU. It's pretty straightforward; just make sure your camera works etc before hand. I didn't have access to a 360 degree cam so I just picked the laptop up and showed the proctor the room. ...