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fswatch – Monitors Files and Directory Changes or Modifications in Linux

fswatch is a cross-platform, file change monitor that gets notification alerts when the contents of the specified files or directories are altered or modified. It executes four types of monitors on different operating systems such as: A monitor build on the File System…

How to Securely and Anonymously Share Files of Any Size Over the Tor Network with OnionShare

It’s mid-2016 and there are lots of methods to share files online between you and another person 12 timezones away. Some of them are convenient in that they offer a certain amount of disk space for free, and also offer commercial options if…

How to Scan for Rootkits, backdoors and Exploits Using ‘Rootkit Hunter’ in Linux

Guys, if you are a regular reader of tecmint.com you will notice that this is our third article on security tools. In our previous two articles we have given you all the guidance in how to secure Apache and Linux Systems from Malware, DOS…

Custom hosts file for Linux or Windows

A custom hosts file will block most ads, spam, malware, blacklisted sites, and many other places on the internet you should never browse to. Download the ‘hosts‘ file and in most Linux systems put the file in ‘/etc/hosts’. For Windows put the file…

SSH Passwordless Login Using SSH Keygen in 5 Easy Steps

SSH (Secure SHELL) is an open source and most trusted network protocol that is used to login into remote servers for execution of commands and programs. It is also used to transfer files from one computer to another computer over the network using…