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tcpdump in Kali Linux VM does not capture scp

I'm learning how to develop tests for a hardened server my company is developing for a client. The test configuration will consist of the test target (the server we're developing) and an external test ...
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Help create a safe network for vulnhub

I need help creating a safe environment (lab) to safely hack vulnerable web applications without affecting my network. I have been on vulnhub, now i want to download and test my skills on vulnerable ...
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When using VirtualBox, is it better to use the VirtualBox encryption or the OS disk encryption?

VirtualBox has an option to encrypt the drive of a VM. When I installed Debian or Ubuntu, I have the option to say that I want the full disk encrypted. I'm thinking that both do pretty much the same ...
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Weird Problem with Virtual Machine and Comodo

I am new to this forum and I have the following issue: Some days ago, I clicked on a pop up-window in my Linux-VM that said I need to Update some features or so ... after I clicked "Okay", ...
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How do I activate a malware inside a virtual machine?

I have been doing research on malware detection and my current setup is: one host OS (Ubuntu 18.04) and one guest OS (Ubuntu 18.04) inside VirtualBox. I have downloaded and executed some malware (...
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Has anyone successfully set-up the original Sub7?

When I first entered the information security sector in 2007 I remember reading about a dated trojan called Sub7, released in 1999. Focusing on the legacy version, not the new release, has anybody ...
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can virtualbox be used to access a locked website without being tracked and without getting detected of using a virtual machine?

I need to open a website where access is denied in my country. I would like to know if virtualbox can be used to solve this issue. my concern is if they can detect that I am using a virtual machine. ...
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setting up a lab in virtualbox for different tasks: local net testing & vulnerable virtual network

I have seen several tutorials about setting up Virtualbox networks for Kali & vulnerable machines together using the option Internal network, but I have several questions regarding other ...
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How to find discrepancy between exploitable and unexploitable VM

For several years, I have been setting up VMs with 2-3 year old versions of Windows as well as some additional applications to demonstrate two-stage exploits using Metasploit for educational purposes (...
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How to protect workload from host [duplicate]

I have some code and other resources which run in a container or VM ("black box") on a host machine. The host uses this as a service to process some files which are highly sensitive and ...
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Can I detect malware that’s on my host OS if I’m using diagnostic tools in a VM?

If I have a VirtualBox VM running Kali Linux, can I use its diagnostic tools to search for malware on the host?
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Do I need strong user password for an encrypted VM?

I've just imported Whonix VirtualBox VM, and have encrypted its drive via VirtualBox settings. Now when I booted it, the default credentials are "user/changeme", and setup suggests I change ...
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VirtualBox: Making a Keylogger file from Kali VM after exploiting Metasploitable (Bridged Adapter) [closed]

I am fairly new to Kali Linux and Metasploitable and I am trying to set a keylogger for when I gain root access to Metasploitable. I have gained root access by using the use exploit/unix/irc/...
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Security implications of automatic signing of kernel modules on Debian/Ubuntu (like VirtualBox does)

In the past, to install VirtualBox on Debian/Ubuntu you needed to sign some kernel modules, otherwise it would not work. The process involved creating a key pair, importing the public key as a MOK (...
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