Just this week someone has been trying to attack the server of the company where I work. I have noticed that they have been trying to brute force root via ssh. fail2ban is handling that well and I ...
I would like to know why nowadays Stack Guard is used everywhere (example: ProPolice in GCC, /GS in Visual Studio), instead of Stack Shield. Both the approaches (i.e. Stack Guard & Stack Shield) ...
Is there any advantage in changing the SSH port, I've seen people do that, but I can't seem to find the reason why. If you have a strong password and/or a certificate, is it useful for anything? ...
I've been looking into setuid vulnerabilities. Particularly, I am looking on OS X (10.5+) but other modern *nix distos apply as well. For example, I found a world writable suid file installed by a ...
I am looking to protect LAMP server with a software, which will detect above average number of requests from single IP numbers (in this case DNS queries), and add these hosts to IPTables deny chain. ...
I need some advice securing a LAN using iptables. I've found lots of examples on how to secure single host with iptables, including scanning ports, attacking using ICMP-flood and TCP-flood. These ...
I am Linux user with no knowledge on security , up to now i dont know that is my system was in attack or not . I havent felt anything wrong with my system . but every Computer user must have some ...
This seems to be a fairly easy question to figure out, but I wanted to make sure. I've got about a thousand entries on one of my web servers with phpmyadmin in the connection criterion, but as I ...
Does anyone know of good products with comprehensive binary hardening and anti-reverse-engineering features? Or better, has anyone seen an independent review comparing products that perform these ...