Jul 20, 2017

Matrix is an open standard for decentralized communication. It's a collection of servers and services used for online messaging which speak a standardized API that synchronizes in real time.

How To Install Matrix Synapse on Ubuntu 16.04

Users of G Suite applications will now receive a warning any time they attempt to interact with a new or unverified web application. 

Google Improves Protections Against Unverified Web Apps

The cloud-based fuzz testing service for developers uses artificial intelligence techniques to track down software vulnerabilities before they become a problem for users.

Microsoft Security Risk Detection Nears Launch

Microsoft has stopped supporting PCs powered by Intel Atom Clover Trail processors, the Redmond, Wash., software giant officially confirmed.

No More Windows 10 Updates For Intel Atom Clover Trail PCs

Jul 19, 2017

Let's Encrypt is an open and automated certificate authority that uses the ACME (Automatic Certificate Management Environment ) protocol to provide free TLS/SSL certificates to any compatible client. These certificates can be used to encrypt communication between your web server and your users. There are dozens of clients available, written in various programming languages, and many integrations with popular administrative tools, services, and servers.

Why Let's Encrypt

SQL Server 2017 took a major step closer to its official release date this week. After a steady trickle of community technology previews, on July 17 Microsoft announced the general availability of the AI-enabled database software's first release candidate (RC1). Breaking from tradition, SQL Server 2017 runs on both Windows and Linux.

Microsoft Delivers First Release Candidate For SQL Server 2017

As more toys and recreational devices are directly or indirectly connected to the internet of things, security threats rise, the Federal Bureau of Investigation warns.

IoT-Connected Toys Pose Security Risks

Jul 18, 2017

Google announced a new chapter in the life of Glass for use in a variety of industries including manufacturing, logistics, field services and healthcare. The new Google Glass Enterprise Edition is designed with factory workers in mind — companies such as GE Aviation, AGCO, DHL, Dignity Health, NSF International, Sutter Health, Boeing, and Volkswagen have been using Glass over the past several years. 

Google Glass is Back From the Dead

Nearly 90,000 Sex Bots Invaded Twitter in 'One of the Largest Malicious Campaigns Ever Recorded on a Social Network'.

Twitter infiltrated by 90,000 Sex Bots

Fujitsu and Huawei would join other component makers such as Intel, Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices in pushing out silicon for deep-learning workloads.

Huawei Developing Artificial Intelligence Chips

Jul 17, 2017

Selling expensive jewel-encrusted, high-style smartphones turned out to be unprofitable for the Vertu a British company that was founded in 1998 by Nokia.

Vertu Luxury Smartphone Maker Announces Farewell

Amazon is reportedly working on its own messaging app dubbed Anytime. The messaging app will have a strong focus on group messaging and will come with usual features like encryption, video and audio calling support, and stickers.

Amazon Working on ‘Anytime’ Messaging App

Jul 16, 2017

When it comes to the Nokia 2017 flagship, there were so many leaks and rumors the past few months that we're not sure what to expect. First of all, the name has been tipped to be both Nokia 9, and Nokia 8. Second, specs have been all over the place and the only thing we know for certain is that the flagship will come with Snapdragon 835 and a dual Zeiss-branded camera.

Nokia 8 or Nokia 9: What Next?

Jul 14, 2017

There’s no question that an Apple iPhone is an expensive device. The cheapest iPhone 7 will set you back $649. A fully tricked-out iPhone 7 Plus costs $969, which is really expensive for any smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy Will Prevent Apple From Selling $1,200 iPhone

Microsoft is giving Windows Server the Insider treatment.

Microsoft Releases Windows Server Insider Preview Build

Microsoft wants to make it easier for multilingual audiences and the hearing impaired to follow along with PowerPoint presentations.

Microsoft Releases PowerPoint Presentation Translator

Jul 13, 2017

Bro is an open-source network analysis framework and security monitoring application. It brings together some of the best features of OSSEC and osquery into one nice package.

How To Install and Configure Bro on Ubuntu 16.04

This article will give you an overview of office 365 security and compliance center through which you can centrally manage your Office 365 tenant security and compliance lifecycle.

How To Manage Office 365 Security and Compliance Lifecycle

Jul 12, 2017

The scripts explained in this guide allow you to automate several Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) tasks such as synchronization, approvals, cleanups, and scheduled update installations.

Automating WSUS Tasks with PowerShell Scripts

There are hardware solutions (KVM switches) make possible to use multiple inputs and outputs to share physical mice and keyboards. Synergy has developed a program that does the same thing over a network, is a more elegant solution, and it works with Windows, macOS, and Linux.

Control Multiple Computers with One Keyboard, Mouse Using Synergy

Jul 4, 2017

As reported by Kaspersky Lab’s Threatpost, Google removed the applications Magic Browser and Noise Detector (shown in image below) after Kaspersky researchers warned the company of the threat they posed.

Ztorg Trojan Froced Google to Remove Infected Apps From Play Store

Jun 12, 2017

How To BYPASS iCloud Activation on iOS 10.3 in 2 Minutes on Any iPhone

Jun 9, 2017

Microsoft announced its support for open-source platform and they have released SQL Server for Linux. This article will guide you through the steps to install Microsoft SQL Server on Ubuntu 16.04.

How to Deploy Microsoft SQL Server on Ubuntu 16.04

This step by step guide is for those who want to replace BIOS logo splash screen image on Lenovo laptops or desktops by customizing the BIOS splash screen image. Following are the quick steps on how you can do that.

How to Change the BIOS Boot Screen Logo Image on Lenovo Laptops or Desktops

Jun 6, 2017

Apple announced a number of new features and changes at WWDC 2017. From improvements to Messages and Apple Pay to powerful multitasking and file management on the iPad, following are the best new features coming in iOS 11.

What’s New in iOS 11

Jun 1, 2017

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is a standard protocol designed to manage and access hierarchical directory information over a network. It is most often used as a centralized authentication system or for corporate email and phone directories.

How To Set Up OpenLDAP and phpLDAPadmin on Ubuntu 16.04

May 31, 2017

SFTP stands for SSH File Transfer Protocol and it's a secure way of transferring files to a server using an encrypted SSH connection. Despite the name, it's a completely different protocol than FTP (File Transfer Protocol), though it's widely supported by modern FTP clients.

How To Allow SFTP Without Shell Access on Ubuntu/CentOS/RHEL Linux

May 18, 2017

This article will guide you through the steps how you can perform the installation of Ubuntu 16.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 in dual-boot on a machines with Windows 10.

How To Install Ubuntu 16.10/16.04 in Dual-Boot with Windows 10 or 8

Using the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) can make your PC more secure and a bit faster if you're still using the legacy basic input/output system (BIOS). Windows 10 makes it easier to switch from legacy BIOS to UEFI using the new MBR2GPT disk conversion tool included with the Creators Update. 

How To Convert an MBR Disk to GPT and Switch From BIOS to UEFI on Windows 10

May 17, 2017

Graylog is a powerful open-source log management platform. It aggregates and extracts important data from server logs, which are often sent using the Syslog protocol. It also allows you to search and visualize the logs in a web interface.

How To Manage Logs using Graylog 2 on Ubuntu 16.04

Android Codenamed "O" is the upcoming version of Google’s mobile operating system, but you don’t need  to wait until the release date to get your hands on the latest features. If you have a compatible Nexus or Pixel device, you can install the developer preview of Android O beta right now.

How to install the Android O Beta on Your Pixel or Nexus Device

Google unveiled a preview of the latest version of Android. Codenamed O, the next iteration of Google’s mobile operating system is coming this summer, but you can get your hands on the beta right now.

What’s New in Android O

May 4, 2017

This article will guide you through the steps to use iCinga and set up two different kinds of monitoring configurations. The first is based on simple network checks of your host's external services, such as making a periodic HTTP request to your website. The other configuration uses a software agent running on the host to gather more detailed system information such as load and number of running processes.

How To Monitor Hosts and Services with iCinga

iCinga is a flexible and powerful open-source monitoring system used to oversee the health of networked hosts and services. It could be used to monitor the load and uptime of a cluster of web workers, free disk space on a storage device, memory consumption on a caching service, and so on. Once properly set up, Icinga can give you an at-a-glance overview of the status of large numbers of hosts and services, as well as notifications, downtime scheduling, and long-term storage of performance data.

How To Install iCinga and iCinga Web on Ubuntu 16.04

May 2, 2017

Caddy is a new web server developed with ease of use in mind. It's simple enough to be used as a quick development server and robust enough to be used in production environments.

How To Host a Website using Caddy on Ubuntu 16.04

Apr 28, 2017

This article will guide you through the steps to install and configure Oracle Grid Infrastructure 12c and Database 12c including RAC to RAC Data-guard and Data-broker configuration in a Primary and Physical Standby environment for high availability.

Oracle Database 12c RAC to RAC Data Guard Configuration

Apr 27, 2017

Lynis is a host-based, open-source security auditing application that can evaluate the security profile and posture of Linux and other UNIX-like operating systems.

How To Perform Security Audits using Lynis

Feb 16, 2017

IKEv2, or Internet Key Exchange v2, is a protocol that allows for direct IPSec tunneling between the server and client. In IKEv2 VPN implementations, IPSec provides encryption for the network traffic. IKEv2 is natively supported on new platforms (OS X 10.11+, iOS 9.1+, and Windows 10) with no additional applications necessary, and it handles client hiccups quite smoothly.

Set Up an IKEv2 VPN Server with StrongSwan on Ubuntu 16.04

Feb 11, 2017

Container was first introduced in Sun Solaris operating system but now it is widely available in Linux and Windows as well. The container is an isolated area where an application can run without affecting the rest of the system, and without the system affecting the application. Container shares operating system's kernel so it can be configured as “isolated” part of guest OS.

How To Set Up Windows Container on Nano Server

Feb 9, 2017

This article will guide you through the steps to upgrade System Center Configuration Manager from version 1606 to 1610.

How To Upgrade SCCM 1606 to 1610

Feb 7, 2017

Recently Yalu team has finally released the latest build of the Yalu jailbreak with support for iOS 10.2. This article will show you how to jailbreak iOS 10.2 on your iPhone or iPad using Yalu Jailbreak. Remember, iOS 10.2 Yalu jailbreak now supports all 64-bit devices, except iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

Jailbreak iOS 10.2

Feb 6, 2017

This article will guide you through the steps to jailbreak iOS 10.1 and 10.1.1 on your iPhone or iPad using Yalu Jailbreak.

Jailbreak iOS 10.1, iOS 10.1.1 on iPhone or iPad

The iOS App Switcher was the only solution to view all your open apps and close the ones that you’re not using. For instance, if you have many apps that are open, it can be a difficult task to close each of them one at a time.

Close All Apps at Once in iOS 10 on Your iPhone or iPad

Since the iOS 10.2 jailbreak has been released, many Cydia developers have already started updating their tweaks for this firmware. Many popular tweaks have already received an update, such as Eclipse 4 which was released a few days back to bring dark mode to iOS 10.

Jailbreak BioProtect Tweak

The Apache web server is the most popular way of serving web content on the internet. Using virtual hosts, you can use one server to host multiple domains or sites off of a single interface or IP by using a matching mechanism. In easy words, you can host more than one web site on a single server.

How To Configure Apache Virtual Hosts on Debian 8

Jan 27, 2017

If you are a news user or you just switched from Android to iOS and got an iPhone or iPad searching to download and try all the best apps but you don't know much about. This article will guide you the essential apps you should download and use on your iPhone and iPad.

The Essential Apps You Must Download on iPhone or iPad

Jan 26, 2017

Sysdig is open source, system-level exploration: capture system state and activity from a running Linux instance, then save, filter and analyze. Sysdig is scriptable in Lua and includes a command line interface and a powerful interactive UI, csysdig, that runs in your terminal.

How To Monitor Your Linux Servers with Sysdig

Jan 23, 2017

NIC Teaming, also known as load balancing and failover (LBFO), allows multiple network adapters on a computer to be placed into a team for bandwidth aggregation and network traffic failover in order to prevent connectivity loss in the event of a network component failure.

How To Configure NIC-Teaming in Hyper-V on Windows Server 2016

Jan 22, 2017

Remote access is one of the common and more easily rectified situations that can lead to the exploit of a PostgreSQL database. However, many exploits are automated and specifically designed to look for common errors in configuration. These programs scan networks to discover servers, independent of the nature of the content.

How To Protect PostgreSQL Against Automated Attacks

Jan 20, 2017

This article will guide you through the steps to convert PDF to MS Office Files. For demonstrations sake we’ll focus on PDF to Word, but the steps are identical for Excel and PowerPoint.

How to Convert PDF to MS Office Files in 3 Quick Steps

This article will guide you through the steps to set up VPN Server on Windows Server 2016. 

How To Set Up VPN Server on Windows Server 2016

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