Thursday 11 July 2019

Common Computer Security Tools in Linux

Tool                       Description

chage                    Change user password expiry information
find                        search for files in a directory hierarchy
lsof                         List open files

netstat                 To see the status of the network
nmap                    Network exploration tool and security/port scanner
passwd                 To update user's authentication tokens

su                           To run a command with substitute user and group ID
sudo                      To execute a command as another user
ulimit                     Resource limits on shells can be set or viewed
usermod               modify a user account

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