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

Encrypt Your Data With EncFS (Ubuntu 13.04)

Encrypt Your Data With EncFS (Ubuntu 13.04)

EncFS
provides an encrypted filesystem in user-space. It runs without any
special permissions and uses the FUSE library and Linux kernel module to
provide the filesystem interface. It is a pass-through …

Google Play Misses Dangerous Apps at Border Control

Despite yeoman efforts by Google to close a critical hole in its Android mobile operating system that allows any app to be turned into a malicious Trojan, programs are still appearing in the company’s Google Play store with the flaw. A number of apps containing the so-called MasterKey vulnerability were discovered by cybersecurity firm Bitdefender last week.

Encrypt Your Data With EncFS (Debian Wheezy)

Encrypt Your Data With EncFS (Debian Wheezy)

EncFS
provides an encrypted filesystem in user-space. It runs without any
special permissions and uses the FUSE library and Linux kernel module to
provide the filesystem interface. It is a pass-through…

Removing Signatures From Various Packages

Removing Signatures From Various Packages

This tutorial shows you how to remove the Debian signature/version info from packages such as Apache, Postfix or SSH. There are various reasons to remove the signature (and therefore hide
that you are u…

Gufw Firewall 13.10 Released With New Features, Refreshed Layout

Gufw, a firewall that uses UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall) under the hood, has been updated recently, getting a new layout and some important new features.Ubuntu ships with UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall), a configuration tool for iptables, but it’s not enabled by default. Even though UFW does a great job, it’s a command line tool so to make [...]

How To Add WiKID Two-Factor Authentication To OpenVPN Community On Ubuntu 13.04

How To Add WiKID Two-Factor Authentication To OpenVPN Community On Ubuntu 13.04

These instructions describe setting up two-factor authentication with WiKID Strong Authentication,
which is a commercial/open source two-factor authentication system and…

WordPress 3.5.2 Maintenance and Security Release

WordPress 3.5.2 is now available. This is the second maintenance release of 3.5, fixing 12 bugs. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. The WordPress security team resolved seven security issues, and this release also contains some additional security hardening. The security fixes included: […]

Secure ISPConfig 3 And Services With GoDaddy Signed Certificate On CentOS

Secure ISPConfig 3 And Services With GoDaddy Signed Certificate On CentOS

Let’s set up a signed certificate from GoDaddy for the ISPConfig
control panel, Pure-FTPD, Postfix, Dovecot, phpMyAdmin, and
Squirrelmail. Don’t forget to replace pluto.exam…

Securing SSH On Ubuntu Precise With WiKID Two-Factor Authentication

Securing SSH On Ubuntu Precise 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…

Install Linux Malware Detect (LMD) On CentOS

Install Linux Malware Detect (LMD) On CentOS
In this tutorial I will show you how to install and configure a
great malware detector software called LMD (Linux Malware Detect) in
your CentOS server.

Setting Up ProFTPd + TLS On Ubuntu 12.10

Setting Up ProFTPd + TLS On Ubuntu 12.10

FTP is a very insecure protocol because all passwords and all data
are transferred in clear text. By using TLS, the whole communication
can be encrypted, thus making FTP much more secure. This article
explains…

Android: A Second Career in Security?

Many of us have a wealth of decommissioned corporate-provisioned mobile devices: We’ve bought them, handed them out, and seen them used successfully for years. Now they’re on their way to the great docking station in the sky. However, because these devices are already off the books adapting them for specific security functions can mean achieving certain goals practically for free.

Encrypt Your Data With EncFS (OpenSUSE 12.3)

Encrypt Your Data With EncFS (OpenSUSE 12.3)

EncFS
provides an encrypted filesystem in user-space. It runs without any
special permissions and uses the FUSE library and Linux kernel module to
provide the filesystem interface. It is a pass-through…

How To Run LinOTP On OpenSuSE 12.3 With PostgreSQL

How To Run LinOTP On OpenSuSE 12.3 With PostgreSQL

This tutorial describes the installation of LinOTP on OpenSUSE 12.3 using PostgreSQL as a token database. LinOTP
is a two factor authentication solution with One Time Passwords. In the
following How…

How To Do Mass Enrolling Of Yubikey With LinOTP

How To Do Mass Enrolling Of Yubikey With LinOTP
When it comes to two factor authentication Yubikeys are very in
vogue. They are small, they have a very small footprint on your keychain
and are easy to handle as they need no driver and authentication…