This tutorial explains how to create a new windows service to connect to a given OpenVPN server on system start. The setup was tested on a Windows 7 and Windows 10 machine. To successfully finish this tutorial, a working OpenVPN configuration file is a precondition.
uWSGI can be used to serve a web application developed with the Python framework Flask. This technology is also in use for my own blog. There are several ways how to setup uWSGI, but this blog post will cover how to manage it via systemd.
OWASP provides a great project so called Mutillidae, which is a deliberately vulnerable web-application providing a target for web-security enthusiast. It comes preinstalled with SamuraiWTF, Rapid7 Metasploitable-2 and OWASP BWA, but it's also very easy to setup it by your own. This tutorial describes how to install all the required packages and the necessary configuration steps to get Mutillidae up and running on your system or a Virtual Machine (VM).
For Linux distributions it's very easy to assign a script to a keyboard shortcut, which can be very helpful in several cases. This tutorial should explain how to create a new bash script and assign this script to a new shortcut. For the explanation a Debian operating system with the desktop environment Mate was used. This tutorial also includes two very valuable bash scripts, to search or translate the currently selected word with your favorite browser.