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Mon, 10/12/2020 - 12:31

Nmap Cheatsheet is a comprehensive overview for Nmap and Nessus. Covers usage options for Nmap,  scanning command syntax, port specification options, host discovery, scanning types and options, version detection, firewall proofing, output format and timing options, Nmap scripts NSE, 172.16.1.1 specification and commands. Appreciation for this one goes to TruthSeekerWW.

Mon, 10/12/2020 - 12:29

VirtualBox is an open-source virtualization app that enables you to run Windows or Linux apps on a Mac. Offers great speed and flexibility, plus a large library of prebuilt third-party emulated systems. Our thanks go to Matt F for the recommendation.

Mon, 10/12/2020 - 12:28

fzf-project is a plugin that makes it easy to switch between project directories that are indexed from a particular folder(s). Kindly shared by the author, who explains: "You specify a number of "workspace" folders in a vimrc variable. The plugin provides a command to switch between any of the contained folders using fzf… once you've made that selection, it provides automatic rooting of any edited files within those folders, and a fzf file finder."

Mon, 10/12/2020 - 12:27

PacketBomb is dedicated to teaching IT professionals how to make the most of their packet analysis tools. Since packet analysis can sort out most network problems pretty quickly, fully developing this skill is extremely valuable for anyone who’s expected to keep networks running properly. SecAbove suggests it as a "great place to learn about packets (free)."

Mon, 10/12/2020 - 12:26

PyCharm brings all the Python tools together for faster, easier coding. Features a keyboard-centric approach, with intelligent code completion, on-the-fly error checking and easy project navigation. Offers PEP8 checks, testing assistance, smart refactorings and a host of inspections that help you write high-quality, maintainable code. A shout out to too_many_puppies for pointing us to this one!

Mon, 10/12/2020 - 12:22

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Tue, 10/06/2020 - 10:42

Ventoy allows you to create bootable USB drives for ISO/WIM/IMG/VHD(x)/EFI files. Copy multiple files at once, and Ventoy will give you a boot menu to select them. jantari describes it as, "an all-software multi-boot USB solution where you can just drop ISOs, even WIMs, into a folder and choose between them with a menu when you want to boot!"

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 10:41

Simple IP Config is an easy way to change common Windows network settings without having to wade through a frustrating barrage of system windows. It's basically a small, portable IP change utility, which according to the recommendation by ThisCircus, "works nice."

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 10:40

SRE Weekly focuses on a comprehensive view of Site/Service Reliability Engineering (SRE) that takes into account servers, human factors, processes, automation and more. Features discussion on the obvious areas like automated failover and fault-tolerant architectures, plus everything else that's related to keeping a site or service available as consistently as possible.

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 10:39

Bugzilla is a powerful bug-tracking system that allows developers to keep track of all unresolved bugs, issues and other change requests, with advanced features like workflow management and custom fields. Appreciated by organizations that have outgrown the basic defect-tracking capabilities built into environments such as Github.