Linux, like most other operating systems, supports various types of software. Managing that software is a basic skill all Linux users should have. Doing it via a graphical user interface is usually pretty self-explanatory, as you just have to follow the instructions on the screen. Performing the same task by using a command line interface … Continue reading Linux Software Management Essentials
In this post, I will tell you about how the domain names are hacked and how they can be protected. The act of hacking domain names is commonly known as Domain Hijacking. For most of you, the term “domain hijacking” may seem to be like an alien. So, let me first tell you what domain … Continue reading Domain Name Hijacking
DNS hijacking (sometimes referred to as DNS redirection) is a type of malicious attack that overrides a computer’s TCP/IP settings to point it at a rogue DNS server, thereby invalidating the default DNS settings. In other words, when an attacker takes control of a computer to alter its DNS settings so that it now points … Continue reading DNS Hijacking Explained
In the world of Internet and the area of computer networks, you will often come across the term Domain Name System or Domain Name Service which is simply referred to as DNS. The working of DNS forms one of the basic concepts of computer networks whose understanding is very much essential especially if you are … Continue reading Introduction to Domain Name System (DNS)
Every time you connect to the Internet, your ISP (Internet Service Provider) assigns an IP address to your computer that makes it possible for websites and applications to keep track of your online activities and also pin point your physical location. Therefore, in order to protect your Internet privacy, it is often necessary to change … Continue reading Tutorial for Changing IP Address
If you are working in the field of computer networks or an enthusiast in the field of network security, you are sure to have come across the term “Denial of Service attack” which is simply referred to as “DoS attack”. Today, this is one of the most common types of network attacks carried out on … Continue reading Denial of Service (DoS) Attack Explained.
Internet Protocol (IP) addresses are usually of two types: Public and Private. If you have ever wondered to know what is the difference between a public and a private IP address, then you are at the right place. In this post I will try to explain the difference between a public and a private IP … Continue reading Difference between Private and Public IP Addresses