Monthly Archives: August 2013

Installing VMware Tools in Backtrack 5 R2 Virtual Machine

Installing using Graphical User Interface

To mount the CD image and extract the contents:

  1. Power on the virtual machine.
  2. Log into the virtual machine using an account with administrator or root privileges.
  3. Go to Virtual Machine > Install VMware Tools (or VM > Install VMware Tools).Note: If you are running the light version of Fusion, a version of Workstation without VMware Tools, or VMware Player, you are prompted to download Tools before they can be installed. Click Download Now to begin the download.
  4. Open the VMware Tools CD mounted on the desktop. Read More…

Setting up Tor on Backtrack 5 R2. Firefox & Nikto

Configuring on Firefox Browsers

Now all you have to do is point your applications to Privoxy on “127.0.0.1:8118″.

 

Configuring Tor on Nikto

1. Edit this line on nikto.conf file:

# Proxy settings — still must be enabled by -useproxy
PROXYHOST=127.0.0.1
PROXYPORT=8118

2. Run Nikto with the following command: Read More…

How to install Tor on Backtrack 5

Tor is an open source Anonymous Internet tool. It protects your personal identification from tracking systems by changing the source IP address frequently.

Application will create many virtual tunnels through the tor network.

By default Tor is not integrated in BackTrack 5. Why use Tor on Backtrack ? Normally Tor is used to protect the browsing security but Tor can be used for network

scanning tools and other information gathering tools, in my next article i will explain how to configure Tor for console applications.

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