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Dangerous Keylogger Found – Infecting over 2000 WordPress sites

WordPress is one of the most popular open source blogging platform, with global and vibrant user, developer, and support communities. Though it can be compared to TypePad, Moveable Type, Google’s Blogger(Blogspot), and the Apache Roller project as a user-generated content workhorse, WordPress distinguishes itself with a broad array of hosting options, functional extensions (plugins), and […]


Email Harvesting with Metasploit Framework

Footprinting is the process of collecting as much information as possible about a target network, for identifying various ways to intrude into an organization’s network system. Out of the many useful auxiliary modules that metasploit has, one is called search_email_collector which searches Google, Bing and Yahoo for email addresses associated to a particular domain. Email […]


PHP CGI Argument Injection With Metasploit Framework

PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML. When PHP is used in a CGI-based setup (such as Apache’s mod_cgid), in some configurations it’s possible to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the web server. More about this Vulnerability –  When run […]


Common Linux Features

On October 5, 1991, Linus Benedict Torvalds, a graduate student from the University of Helsinki in Finland, announced in a Usenet newsgroup that he had created a small UNIX-like operating system called Linux. Today Linux has stepped into the spotlight as a complete UNIX-like operating system. Its cost is low and its source code is […]


Top 11 Facts about Linux Shell Terminal

Alright, far too often (especially in the IRC channels) there is a time where even the most beginner of users are faced with the terminal. It has many names: terminal, shell, console, “command prompt” even as a carryover from those familiar with Windows. Many people are frightened by it for some reason or another, so […]


Set ASCII Text Art in Kali Linux Terminal Header

Kali Linux is the most recent live disk security distribution released by Offensive Security. The latest version i.e. Kali Linux 2017.3 has over 600 security and penetration testing tools included, categorized into helpful groups most often used by penetration testers and others assessing information systems. Unlike earlier distributions released by Offensive Security, Kali Linux uses the Debian distribution as […]