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PasswordPing Ltd.’s Exposed Password and Credentials API Service

Author: James Gray | Files under syndicated

The typical online user has an average of 90 active and inactive online
accounts. This exposure to threats, notes software and IT security
specialist PasswordPing Ltd., helps to inform us why billions of credentials
have been exposed in the past five years alone. To assist organizations and
companies to screen their user accounts for known, compromised credentials,
PasswordPing Ltd. more>>


Tor Security for Android and Desktop Linux

Author: Charles Fisher | Files under syndicated


Internet service providers in the United States have just been given the
green light
to sell usage history of their subscribers by S
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Simple Server Hardening, Part II

Author: Kyle Rankin | Files under syndicated

In my last
, I talked about the classic, complicated approach to
server hardening you typically will find in many hardening documents and countered it
with some specific, simple hardening steps that are much more effective
and take a only few minutes. more>>


Flat File Encryption with OpenSSL and GPG

Author: Charles Fisher | Files under syndicated

The Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) application, which has long been known as a
primary tool for file encryption, commonly focused on email. It has
management tools for exchanging credentials with peers and creating secure
communication channels over untrusted networks. more>>


smbclient Security for Windows Printing and File Transfer

Author: Charles Fisher | Files under syndicated

Microsoft Windows is usually a presence in most computing environments, and UNIX
administrators likely will be forced to use resources in Windows networks from
time to time. Although many are familiar with the Samba server software, the matching
smbclient utility often escapes notice.


Hodge Podge

Author: Shawn Powers | Files under syndicated

For every article, I try to write something that is interesting, entertaining,
educational and fun. Sometimes I even succeed. Many other times I
have some things I’d like to talk about, but there’s not enough of it
to fill the space.
This time, I decided a disjointed
hodge podge would be the theme. So let’s just have a virtual nerdy talk
about stuff, shall we?


William Rothwell and Nick Garner’s Certified Ethical Hacker Complete Video Course (Pearson IT Certification)

Author: James Gray | Files under syndicated

Watch William Rothwell and Nick Garner’s new Certified Ethical

(CEH) Complete Video Course and learn everything you need to know to ace the
CEH exam in less than 11 hours.


Preseeding Full Disk Encryption

Author: Kyle Rankin | Files under syndicated

Usually I try to write articles that are not aimed at a particular
distribution. Although I may give examples assuming a Debian-based
distribution, whenever possible, I try to make my instructions applicable to
everyone. This is not going to be one of those articles. more>>


Minifree Ltd.’s GNU+Linux Computers

Author: James Gray | Files under syndicated

Minifree Ltd.—doing business as “Ministry of
mainly for reasons Linuxers will like: to make it easier for people to get
computers that respect their freedom and privacy, and to provide funding for
a meaningful project, called Libreboot.


Two Factors Are Better Than One

Author: Kyle Rankin | Files under syndicated

Although I’ve always been interested in security, there are just some security
measures I’ve never liked. more>>