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cudaHascat 1.0.1: ERROR: this copy of cudaHashcat is outdated. Get a more recent version.

The issue

Recently I was running an automated script in order to check the robustness of some hashes belonging to some users on a deployed system. This automated script was written by me some time ago and it uses the cudaHascat64.bin utility to brute-force the hashes. Unluckily, this version is 1.0.1, […]

From real to virtual in three trivial steps


Let’s suppose you are administering a GNU/Linux server where some complex tests and updates must be run on. Now, there are myriads of different ways – tools and techniques – that surely would allow you to do precisely that without affecting the real server – not to mention if you […]

Displaying which GNU/Linux distro we have installed on our computer

Below, all we need to do in order to know what GNU/Linux distribution we have installed on our computer:

In Debian:

cat /etc/debian_version 5.0.1

In RedHat:

cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Linux release 7.3 (Valhalla)

In Ubuntu:

$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules […]