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How to Install and Configure Kasm Workspaces on Ubuntu

  • 30 October 2022
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Background As we would like to test the suspicious URL, we could set up a virtual machine and create a snapshot and test that way. Once it has been done, then roll back the snapshot. The problem with this approach is that sometimes you forget to roll back the snapshot and are not sure about […]

Security

How to Enable Remote Access to MariaDB Database

  • 22 October 2022
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Challenge We have a requirement to see the production database via a remote connection so we can run queries internally for further analysis. This production server has tightened security already in place. Solution Get the Public IP address (remote) Open up the browser and type in the following URL: https://ipchicken.com Note down the IP address. […]

Programming

How to Install Linux and Python on iPhone or iPad

  • 22 September 2022
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You want to access Linux and do the code with Python on the go. You do have a computer around and the only device that you have is iPhone or iPad. I will show you how to install Linux and Python below. Let’s get started! Solution – Step by Step On your iPhone or iPad, […]

Security

How to Solve Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool Vulnerability

  • 2 June 2022
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Background We have been following one of YouTube’s IT security channels, and they mentioned Zero Day in relation to Microsoft Office (Follina). After researching this, we found that the vulnerability is actually related to Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool. The detail of the attack is mentioned on this – https://doublepulsar.com/follina-a-microsoft-office-code-execution-vulnerability-1a47fce5629e Temporary Solution According to Microsoft Blog, […]

Apps

How to Install and Configure OpenVPN on Ubuntu

  • 1 June 2022
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Background Over time, we use multiple VPN products such as ExpressVPN and IPVanish and they are excellent products. But then we found that it’s underutilised so we decided to find alternative but cost-effective. We found OpenVPN which is open-source. Since we have multiple virtual machines in the clouds, we decided to explore and install this […]

Quote

Today’s Quote: I’m not a tech guy. I’m looking at the technology with the eyes of my customers, normal people’s eyes.

Who is Jack Ma Jack Ma Yun is a Chinese business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a multinational technology conglomerate. In addition, he co-founded Yunfeng Capital, a private equity firm. Ma is a strong proponent of an open and market-driven economy. See: Wikipedia

Apps

Useful Commands to Manage via Remote Monitoring Management

  • 22 April 2022
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Background We are getting used to the Remote and Monitoring Management (RMM) portal and looking at the information for the device is quite simple. However, some specific information is not available and the only way to get is by remoting to the machine. Sometimes the user at the other end is busy so not be […]

Security

How to Harden Router Security for Home/Office in 2022

  • 30 March 2022
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Background As configured more routers on-site either in the office or home-office environment, we started to compile on how to harden the router for protection from hackers or attackers. Router hardening is an IT security term that essentially means locking it down for maximum security. Solution Many router brands are available in the market such […]

Feature Security

How to Harden the Ubuntu Server in 2022

  • 19 March 2022
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Background As we started using more cloud-based applications for the hosting of our website and applications, we compiled a blog post about how to secure Ubuntu and ensure it’s properly hardened against cyber-attacks. It’s important to note that even with the steps described above, it’s impossible to prevent all cyber-attacks against a website. The most […]

Apps

How to Shortcut Accessing Microsoft 365 (aka Office 365) Redeem Product Key

  • 15 March 2022
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Background We’ve been using Microsoft 365 (aka Office 365) since 2009 and we never missed the redeeming Microsoft 365 product key from our Microsoft Partner program (Microsoft Action Pack Subscription, Silver Membership, or Golf Membership). Unfortunately, we missed by a day to redeem this and all procedure that we usually follow is out of the […]

Apps

How to make a PDF searchable

  • 9 March 2022
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Background When the original PDF document is converted using any third-party application like DocuSign for the filing system, the PDF content is not searchable anymore. The Adobe Acrobat Reader is not able to search any text. To make it searchable, you need to have an Adobe Acrobat Professional. Steps Open the Adobe Acrobat Professional. Click […]

Blockchain

How to create a Cryptocurrency Token based on Solana Coin

  • 27 February 2022
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Background I have always wanted to create a crypto coin/token. I am curious how people create this. After exploring, turn out the easy one is to create a token instead of a coin. What is the difference between these two? The main difference is that creating a coin is like creating a framework which is […]

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How to Change the Resolution in Kali Linux using Hyper-V

  • 21 February 2022
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The Environment Kali Linux Virtual Machine (VM) running on Windows 11 Hyper-V Challenge Not be able to figure out in the Hyper-V or in the Kali itself to change the current resolution. The default is very small. Solution Log in to Kali virtual machine. Run the command line: It pops up: Scroll down until finding […]

Apps

Linux Commands – Quick Cheat Sheet

  • 21 February 2022
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Having a quick cheat sheet is quite handy. Manual See the manual for command: User To find the current user: To change the password: To switch users: To add a user: /etc/passwd, /etc/shadow To run as a sudo admin: Directory/File To find the current working directory: To change directory: Use single tab Use double tab […]

Apps

How to Install the Kali Linux on Windows 11 via Hyper-V

  • 20 February 2022
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Environment These are the current environment: Custom PC machine with AMD Chip and Gigabyte motherboard. Microsoft Windows 11. Kali Linux Open up a browser and go to https://kali.org On the top navigation, click the Get Kali option. Select the Bare Metal option below. Ensure to the iso download the 64-bit Installer option. Hardware Virtualisation Need […]

Creative

How to create a favicon for the website quickly

  • 2 February 2022
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As managing many Dewacorpian websites, creating a favicon is quite tedious especially if you go to a design phase via photoshop and then convert to a .ico logo. Solution – How to create a favicon In my case, our logos are simple and just straight writing and has no special icon or anything. Therefore, you […]

Gadgets

How to Force-Close an App on Apple TV

  • 26 November 2021
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This blog explains how force-close an app on your Apple TV that’s giving you an issue by force-closing the app, which can solve the problem. Solution – How to Force-Close You need to force-quit an app if it is not responding. To perform this action: On the Apple TV remote, double-tap the Home button to show […]

Blockchain

How to mine Cardano ADA Crypto on Windows 10

  • 29 October 2021
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[Last updated: 2022-01-18] Just to be clear, you are not mining the Cardano (ADA) coin directly. You use another cryptocurrency to mine via the Unminable.com website and then payout with Cardano (ADA) coin. I assume that you know the basic information about the Cardano (ADA) coin itself. If you don’t, please check out this post […]

Apps

How to Stop Microsoft Internet Explorer redirecting to Microsoft Edge

  • 18 September 2021
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Windows 10 now comes with two browsers, the old Internet Explorer and the Edge browser, which is a newer generation chromium-based browser. The Internet Explorer is supported until 2023. Obviously, Edge is Microsoft’s favourite and will update periodically for security improvements. Internet Explorer sometimes struggles to correctly load dynamic web content with newer technologies. That’s […]

Gaming

Xbox Cloud Gaming: The Future of Gaming

Introduction Xbox Cloud Gaming refers to streaming Xbox games to devices, such as smartphones, laptops, and consoles, over the internet, without the need for additional hardware. With cloud gaming, players can access an extensive library of games and play them on multiple devices without the need for powerful hardware. Xbox Cloud Gaming is offered as […]

Website

Creating the Future: Building a Website in 2023 – Step by Step Guide

Introduction In this digital era, a website is indispensable for any individual or business seeking to establish an online presence. Having a website can assist individuals such as small business owners, bloggers, and artists to establish connections with their target audience, develop their brand and attain their objectives. But with so many options and technicalities, […]

Digital Art

Discover the Top NFT Marketplaces for Selling Your Digital Art

Introduction Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, have revolutionized the art world by allowing artists to sell unique digital works and collectors to own one-of-a-kind pieces. NFTs are digital assets authenticated on the blockchain, making them unique, scarce, and easily verifiable. This has led to a booming market for NFT art, with artists and collectors looking for […]

Security

Don’t Fall for the Trickery: Understanding Social Engineering and How to Protect Yourself

What is Social Engineering Social engineering involves manipulating people into revealing confidential information or doing things that may not be in their best interest. It is a tactic often used by attackers. It is a psychological manipulation that exploits human trust and social norms to achieve a desired outcome. According to ZD-Net, organisations face an average […]

Gig Economy

How to Succeed as a Freelancer or Gig Worker

Introduction The gig economy has seen significant growth in recent years, with an increasing number of people choosing to work as freelancers or gig workers/independent contractors rather than in traditional employment roles. According to Zety.com, there are currently around 59 million gig workers, which is around 36% of all United States employees. While this flexible […]

Programming

Quickly Fix Your WordPress Views After Changing Themes

  • 29 December 2022
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Introduction Welcome to our tutorial on quickly fixing your WordPress views after changing templates! If you’ve recently switched to a new WordPress theme and noticed that your views are not displaying correctly, you’re not alone. This is a common issue that can be caused by various factors, including changes to the theme’s code or conflicts […]