New BBS Network

I am setting up a new BBS soon but this requires me setting up a server first. It is my hopes to eventually make this a nice little BBS network. If interested please send me a contact.


You will notice a new menu item to the top right of the page now just for BBS stuff. It doesn't matter if you are an old hand with BBS or new to the entire thing come check it out, you will love it.


I may even connect an IRC network to the BBS network later on...

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LINUX

Make life easier with automation

As a LINUX user you should always be looking for ways to automate things on your system. Automation makes things much easier and more efficient. Learning to use Bash script is certainly a step in the right direction there. I find myself with quite a collection of various Bash scripts I have written over the years to make my life easier. For example, if you always boost your wifi card before an audit or attack why not write a script for those steps as opposed to typing all that out each time? Continue reading

Where did the Users & Groups GUI go?

For those of you that have used LINUX previously you may have noticed in the Control Panel, or wherever it may be in your distro, that there is no longer a GUI for Users & Groups. Well sure, you can still add users and such from terminal but even I like having the GUI option. For some odd reason, and I am still not clear why, it has been removed in recent versions of Parrot Security. The good news is, it is still lurking in the background. Continue reading

Tutorial 12 – Creating and using a wordlist

In this tutorial I will go over how to create your own wordlists used for cracking passwords in hash files, including how to create a targeted wordlist for a specific target. I will also introduce you to a handy little tool to help you choose just the right wordlist to use for an attack. Enjoy! Continue reading

Tutorial 11 – Changing the Parrot Security OS Animation Screen

In this tutorial I go over how to customize the Parrot Security OS Animation Screen. This is the screen you see briefly after you login or as you are shutting down with the little logo icon in the middle and the counting dots below. I will show you how to change this background image to one you prefer and also explain how to change the animation Continue reading

Tutorial 10 – Changing the Lock Screen on Parrot Security OS

This tutorial will show you how to change the lock screen on Parrot Security OS to further customize your LINUX box to your personality. Please feel free to leave comments, questions, concerns, or suggestions below. Also, you may like to join me on my new IRC channel #majikcat on freenode IRC network. Continue reading

Tutorial 9 – Changing the Boot Screen in Parrot Security OS

Today I will go over how to change your boot screen in Parrot Security OS. If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions please feel free to add them below. Also, you may like to visit us on our new IRC channel on server freenode and channel #majikcat. Continue reading

Tutorial 8 – Setting up Cairo Dock

In this tutorial I go over installing, setting up, and using Cairo Dock on your Parrot Security OS. LINUX offers many ways to fully customize and personalize your system unlike any other and this is just one of them. Don't forget I also have a YouTube channel with these tutorial listed there also if Continue reading

Tutorial 7 – How to install, setup, and use Conky

In this tutorial I will go over how to install, setup, and use Conky to spruce up your desktop a bit. Conky is a really nice feature to add that doesn't really use many resources and tells you exactly what resources you are using and other valuable information as such. As always feel free to add your comments below. Enjoy! Continue reading

Some Sound Advice for Future Hackers

So, we are about to get more into the guts of hacking and I thought I should offer a little advice before I post the next tutorial. Whether you wish to actually learn cyber security or you just have a great interest in this particular topic area it can be a very daunting task to learn your way around. If you have started out learning on your own without any guidance it can be especially frustrating along the way. You will find tons of good and bad information all over the web and this too can me a problem. I mean, how do you tell the good info from the bad right? Continue reading

LINUX Tutorial 3 – Special Terminal Applications

In this tutorial I show you two additional Terminal packages you can install to try out yourself. These are multi-terminals that come in very handy for multi-tasking, or simply making life easier so you don't have to remember so much or jump back and forth through the shell so much. It is my hopes that as I go through various things you are picking up on the little Terminal tips and tricks I am giving you along the way because you will need these skills later on in our tutorials. Continue reading

LINUX Tutorial 2 – Tweaking Your LINUX Box

This is the second tutorial in my Learning LINUX with Parrot Security series. In this tutorial I go over setting up your new install and just a couple of general tweaks. There will be several tweak videos in the series since there are quite a few little tweaks you can do, and I want to keep the tutorial video sizes down to a minimum if at all possible. I am also still experimenting with various video editing software to figure out which one I prefer working with the best. There are many available open source options to choose from so I am sure I will find one that I like. A couple I found already are very much like Adobe Premier, which I like, so I am leaning towards one of those two so far. Continue reading

LINUX Tutorial 1 – How to install Parrot Security OS

n the first of many tutorials to come, I go over how to easily install Parrot Security OS to your computer system. This does not go over dual boot systems or anything like that, this is simply a How-To on installing Parrot Security OS LINUX onto a computer if you have never installed LINUX before. It is rather lengthy, about 30 minutes long, but I try to go through most of the process only speeding through the boring parts. This tutorial will guide you through the entire installation process from start to finish. Parrot Security is just one of many distros designed for pentesters/hackers/cyber security professionals. Whatever you call yourself, there is a distro out there just for you. I know the most common distro everyone throws around is Kali LINUX, but it is not the only distro designed for this purpose by far. Continue reading