CISCO - The First Week

Blog Time So I've officially been out in San Jose, California for a week. After flying in last Saturday and spending the week getting massacred by PowerPoint presentations I have some time to jot down some thoughts. At a glance this week Access to former WWS Interns and Cisco employees…

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The Week of Competitions!

Last week was filled with computer security competitions and they kept me quite busy. MDC3 Indiana Tech's Cyber Defense Team went to the Maryland Cyber Challenge Competition (MDC3) final round again for a second time this year (2 out of 3 so far!). Our prep time for this competition was…

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Terminal Tips: Repositories

Dealing with Repos in Fedora (DNF) Whenever you install a program on Windows or Mac OSX you'll generally need to go out and download the executable, run it, and then proceed to install your program but in Linux everything is streamlined. What is a Repository? A repository is simply a…

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Dealing with zipped files

Recently I was in a competition which had several compressed and archived files sent to each of the participants. These files being password protected simply refused to extract properly (through the GUI/Terminal) so to work around it I installed 7-zip. Installing 7zip on Fedora sudo dnf install p7zip Extracting…

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VMware on Fedora 22 (Kernel 4.1.x)

Getting this error? Follow the steps below for a work around. | vthread-4| W110: Failed to build vmnet. Failed to execute the build command. I'm lucky enough to have access through my university to VMware's Academic Program but sometimes with Fedora's commitment to the bleeding edge things get left behind. After…

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