- Install VirtualBox or Vmware
- Install LiveCD in VirtualBox or Vmware
- Boot and try out your LiveCD
There are lots of tutorials available on the internet related to hacking but the big problem lies in testing your theoretical skills. Unless you don't have practical exposure to hacking, you cannot really understand the strength of it. The technique I will discuss here will be advantageous for those who have only single system and want to set up a testing network using it. In case you have multiple systems then you can easily test for your skills by making one system as target and other as attacker.
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Download VMware Workstation or Player
Then - For you Images you can download a pre-built image. As it will allow you to save some time, you don't need to build the image from scratch. Here is a link for you to download several Linux pre-built Linux Images on SourceForge.
I don't encourage you to download pre-built Windows VM from anywhere, for the single fact that Microsoft itself provides you with pre-built Windows VM for you to use on your VM Lab. Again I did the research for you and here it the link for you to download the Windows of your choice, Obs: Remember Windows only allow you to use those VM images for 30 days. Please, READ Microsoft TERMS AND CONDITIONS before you use their software here is the url for you.
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