Hybrid RAID 1 (Mirror) of RAM drive & SATA HDD Using LVM with LUKS [and systemd unit file] on Fedora Linux

Hybrid RAID 1 (Mirror) of RAM drive & SATA HDD Using LVM with LUKS [and systemd unit file] on Fedora Linux
The IT industry has a continual balance between security and usability. Within this balance, performance usually affects usability. In the re…

How to configure pam-radius for WiKID Two-factor Authentication on Centos 7

Securing SSH On Centos 7 With WiKID Two-Factor Authentication
SSH offers a highly secure channel for remote administration of servers. However, if you face an audit for regulatory or business requirements, such as Visa/Mastercard PCI, you need to be aw…

Two factor authentication with Yubikey for harddisk encryption with LUKS

Two factor authentication with Yubikey for harddisk encryption with LUKS
The yubikey is a cool device that is around for a while and several of us know it and love it. It is a device that is recognizes as a USB HID device and can emit one time password…

How to add two-factor authentication from WiKID to X2Go remote desktop on Ubuntu

Securing X2Go On Ubuntu Precise With WiKID Two-Factor Authentication
In this document we are going to demonstrate how to implement two-factor authentication from WiKID for remote desktop on an Ubuntu 12.04 server using X2Go.

Manage two factor authentication in your serverfarm with privacyIDEA easily

Manage two factor authentication in your serverfarm with privacyIDEA easily
In this howto I will show, how you can use a privacyIDEA installation to add two factor authentication for many of your servers in your serverfarm.
privacyIDEA is a modular so…

How To Get LTS updates for Debian 6 (Squeeze)

How To Get LTS updates for Debian 6 (Squeeze)
Debian Squeeze (6.0) is the so named “Old Stable” branch of Debian, the official support for this version ended in april 2014. Squeze is still used on many servers, so a group of Debian developers decided t…

Two factor authentication with OTP using privacyIDEA and FreeRADIUS on CentOS

Two factor authentication with OTP using privacyIDEA and FreeRADIUS on CentOS
In this howto we will show, how you can set up a the two factor authentication and management system privacyIDEA on Cent OS 6.5. privacyIDEA is a system that can manage authe…

Linux Basics: How To Create and Install SSH Keys on the Shell

Linux Basics: How To Create and Install SSH Keys on the Shell
SSH keys offer a highly secure manner of logging into a server with SSH as against mere dependence on a password. While a password stands the risk of being finally cracked, SSH keys are rath…

Howto add two factor authentication to OTRS with privacyIDEA

Howto add two factor authentication to OTRS with privacyIDEA
In this howto we will show, how easy it is to add two factor authentication with OTP token to OTRS. This is done for the support agents to protect support cases and customer data against atta…

Configure Linux to use NTLM authentication proxy (ISA Server) using CNTLM

Configure Linux to use NTLM authentication proxy (ISA Server) using CNTLM
Cntlm is an NTLM / NTLM Session Response / NTLMv2 authenticating HTTP proxy intended to help you break free from the chains of Microsoft proprietary world. You can use a free OS …

WordPress 3.8.2 Security Release

WordPress 3.8.2 is now available. This is an important security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. This releases fixes a weakness that could let an attacker force their way into your site by forging authentication cookies. This was discovered and fixed by Jon Cave of the WordPress […]

Securing SSH On Redhat/Centos With WiKID Two-Factor Authentication

Securing SSH On Ubuntu With WiKID Two-Factor Authentication
SSH offers a highly secure channel for remote administration of servers. However, if you face an audit for regulatory or business requirements, such as Visa/Mastercard PCI, you need to be awar…

How To Find Outdated WordPress Versions On Your Server To Reduce The Risk Of Being Hacked

How To Find Outdated Wordpress Versions On Your Server To Reduce The Risk Of Being Hacked
Today we want to tell you how to find outdated Wordpress installations on your server. This can be of high risk, especially for shared hosting servers. Being at…

How to find outdated joomla versions on your server to reduce the risk of being hacked

Today I want to focus on a topic that can lead to huge problems of hacked accounts, spam mailings etc.: Outdated Joomla installations on your server.
Of course, this is valid for other software, too. The mentioned method should work in a similar way f…

Configuring CAS 3.5.2 On Ubuntu 12.04 For Two-Factor Authentication From WiKID

Configuring CAS 3.5.2  On Ubuntu 12.04 For Two-Factor Authentication From WiKID

Single sign-on is a great technology. Requiring users to login to
multiple applications is huge hassle, encourages password reuse and
simple passwords. Securi…

WordPress 3.6.1 Maintenance and Security Release

After nearly 7 million downloads of WordPress 3.6, we are pleased to announce the availability of version 3.6.1. This maintenance release fixes 13 bugs in version 3.6, which was a very smooth release. WordPress 3.6.1 is also a security release for all previous WordPress versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. […]

Adding WiKID Two-Factor Authentication To Google Apps For Your Domain

Adding WiKID Two-Factor Authentication To Google Apps For Your Domain

Google offers two-factor authentication for Google Apps via their own
authenticator. Why would you want to use WiKID instead? Well, for
starters, since you have outsourced most …

Never Forget To Turn Dansguardian Back On After A Cyberspacejaywalk

Never Forget To Turn Dansguardian Back On After A Cyberspacejaywalk

Dansguardian is the leading free keyword blocker on Linux systems and it uses this method known as a weighed keyword score. Now, people who use or administer a web content filter kno…

Setting Up KeePass For Centos 6

Setting Up KeePass For Centos 6

This mini-howto describes how to set up KeePass on Centos 6. It requires
building mono from source and installing the “portable” version of KeePass.
Finally there are a few tweaks that need to be done so that it can exe…

Mozilla Continues to Build the Web as a Platform for Security

Mozilla continues to build the Web as a platform for security which is a crucial part of our mission to move the Web forward as a platform for openness, innovation and opportunity for all. Today this platform for security is … Continue reading