Security Auditing Tool: Lynis


LYNIS This security tool provides security professionals and Linux users with a powerful tool to measure security efforts. It is easy to use, you don’t even need to install it! – You will need to give it privileges though if you wish to see it’s full potential. Head over to cisofy.com >> download >> lynis to get […]

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Destroy Trojans, Viruses, Malware & Other Malicious Threats.


Seek & destroy those pesky unwanted bugs that crawl your system – spying on you, threatening your day to day life online and off.

ClamAV
an open source antivirus engine for detecting trojans, viruses, malware & other malicious threats.

ClamAV® is an open source (GPL) anti-virus engine used in a variety of situations including email scanning, web scanning, and end point security. It provides a number of utilities including a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon, a command line scanner and an advanced tool for automatic database updates.

How-To:

Debian/Ubuntu;
$sudo apt-get update

$apt-get install clamav

Installation instructions for supported operating systems

ClamAV Manual:
https://github.com/vrtadmin/clamav-faq/raw/master/manual/clamdoc.pdf

Updating:
$freshclam

Usage:
$sudo clamscan

A must have tool in the arsenal against malicious threats.

 

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Laptop repair | Power ac adapter connection



A fix like this generally takes about half an hour to complete. So lets do it.

Required:
–  Soldering iron
–  Solder wire
–  Heat shrink tubing
–  Small screwdriver
–  Blade
–  Glue gun
–  Lighter (for shrinking the tubes)

Here is the culprit.
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Steps:

    1. Remove battery pack
2. Remove RAM
3. Undo screws from underside
4. Clip out keyboard and disconnect
5. Work around the outside of the laptop, separating the fascia from the base – includes touchpad
6. Reveal the guts
7. Disconnect the culprit plug
8. Cut the insulation to reveal the wire, snip it, measure a new length
9. Slide on a new length of heat shrink tubing
10. Solder the wire ends and heat the tubing to shrink, covering both of the newly formed joins.
11. *optional – Use a larger width of shrink tube now, It needs to fit over the plug and wire. Shrink this over the two parts.
12. You should now have a nice strong join. Put it all back together and power it up!

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…and fixed.
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