Tag: run

Linux, Sniffing, Wireshark

Run Wireshark as a user rather than root – Ubuntu

Messages from wireshark: Running as user “root” and group “root”. This could be dangerous. Lua: Error during loading: [string “/usr/share/wireshark/init.lua”]:45: dofile has been disabled To fix them and run wireshark as normal user and not as root which is very dangerous do the following: sudo chgrp adm /usr/bin/dumpcapsudo chgrp adm /usr/bin/dumpcap sudo chmod 750 /usr/bin/dumpcapsudo …

Microsoft Windows

Run your programs in an isolated space

A sandbox is a security mechanism for separating running programs. It is often used to execute untested code, or untrusted programs from unverified third-parties, suppliers, untrusted users and untrusted websites. – wiki There is a great program for Windows named Sandboxie. Sandboxie runs your programs in an isolated space which prevents them from making permanent …


Identifying the version number of running services

If you wish to identify the software Version (-sV flag) of services running on machine’s open ports, just provide the -sV flag to nmap. Type the command: nmap -sV x.x.x.x where x.x.x.x is the ip address that you wish to scan.   You will get an answer similar to this: Starting Nmap 5.21 ( http://nmap.org …