8 Articles in the category: Operating Systems

Using Amazon AWS EC2 and Lucee to Host Legacy ColdFusion CFML Pages - Spysafe.com.au

Using Amazon AWS EC2 and Lucee to Host Legacy ColdFusion CFML Pages

This page describes setting up a CFML server using Lucee (compatible with Adobe ColdFusion CFML pages) on Amazon's AWS EC2 cloud computing service. I was looking for a way to host example/demo versions of some of...

What it Was Like to Use the Internet in 1991 - Spysafe.com.au

What it Was Like to Use the Internet in 1991

This page describes what it was like to use the Internet in 1991. This was before almost anyone in ordinary life had even heard of the Internet. Back then, it was almost a completely blank...

Introduction to the Iptables Firewall Program for Linux - Spysafe.com.au

Introduction to the Iptables Firewall Program for Linux

This page gives a quick introduction to the Iptables firewall software for Linux. More details will follow later... 1. How Iptables Works. The term “iptables” may refer to either the software firewall which is integrated...

How to Install Kali Linux On VirtualBox - Spysafe.com.au

How to Install Kali Linux On VirtualBox


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If you have a relatively modern PC or Mac, you can install Linux (e.g. Kali Linux) as a Virtual Machine. Which is in some ways like having an entire second computer, for the price of...

How to Compile C Programs for DOS in 2021 - Spysafe.com.au

How to Compile C Programs for DOS in 2021


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This page explains the steps I used to re-compile a C program I wrote on a DOS PC in 1997, but using a modern PC in 2021. I wanted to do this so I could...

Learn How to Hack Systems By Playing the Bandit Wargame - Spysafe.com.au

Learn How to Hack Systems By Playing the Bandit Wargame


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You can play this game to learn the basics of the Unix / Linux terminal "shell" command prompt, and many other essential skills used in computer networking, including hacking. I'll write much more about this soon...

Differerent Types of User Interfaces - Spysafe.com.au

Differerent Types of User Interfaces

The first computer interface I ever used was as a small child, playing on the punch card machines at Sydney University (where my older cousin was studying). The computer was a batch-processed mainframe...

Hardening Windows — How to Secure and Protect Windows - Spysafe.com.au

Hardening Windows — How to Secure and Protect Windows

The main features are: Make a user account with only normal priveleges and not administrator ones, and use that account for your daily use. Only use the admin account when you are doing a lot of...