Getting and creating virtual machines in Virtualbox

VirtualBox is a hypervisor (a piece of computer software that creates and runs┬ávirtual machines). With it you can run any version of Windows, DOS, Linux, BSD or Solaris on your Windows, Macintosh or Linux machine. There are many reasons someone may have a need for a virtual machine like: running old apps, access virus-infected data,…

Learn Ethical Hacking

What is Ethical Hacking The term white hat in Internet slang refers to an ethical computer hacker, or a computer security expert, who specializes in penetration testing and in other testing methodologies to ensure the security of an organization’s information systems. This is a unique skill that requires many, many hours of training and study….

What is Virtual Machine?

In computing, a virtual machine (VM) is an emulation of a particular computer system. Virtual machines operate based on the computer architecture and functions of a real or hypothetical computer, and their implementations may involve specialized hardware,software, or a combination of both. There are different kinds of virtual machines, each with different functions. System virtual…

Oracle Virtualbox

Oracle VirtualBox (formerly Sun VirtualBox, Sun xVM VirtualBox and Innotek VirtualBox) is a free and open-sourcehypervisor for x86 computers from Oracle Corporation. Developed initially by Innotek GmbH, it was acquired by Sun Microsystems in 2008 which was in turn acquired by Oracle in 2010. VirtualBox may be installed on a number of host operating systems,…