Monthly Archives: September 2013

Moving a virtual box vm to another machine

I rebuilt a windows machine and wanted a Virtual Box virtual machine using Ubuntu. Guest additions was already installed and the Ubuntu was getting setup nicely. I was able to simply move the VM’s from one machine to the other … Continue reading

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How strong should I make my passwords?

I have recently tried some password cracking tools. These programs are very good are cracking a password. They can tell the user how long it could take. Simple dictionary words and numbers can take a few minutes. As soon as … Continue reading

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Zip Opener / Trojan Virus – download

While trying to learn Backtrack I somehow clicked on something that initiated a download of ZipOpenerSetup.exe. The AVG antivirus caught a trojan virus. Here are the pages I was on: http://www.backtrack-linux.org/downloads/ I was downloading several items, so when an installer … Continue reading

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