In this question I will use the example of Linux OS, but I am also interested in general situation. Linux OS distributions are famous for being open source and thus rather secure. But how can you be ...
Im trying to implement a better system to monitor checkins to our repository. We have some generic users everyone can use, I have recently disallowed them from checking in as those users however there ...
I installed CentOS 6 on a 3gb virtualbox disk. It hosts a web server which starts automatically when the OS boots. No user login required. When it boots, it is given an IP and the host machine can ...
I was reading "A taxonomy of Coding Errors" and I have a doubt regarding the point mentioned in C/C++ >> API Abuse >> Often Misused: Authentication(getlogin). I fail to understand the attack vector ...
Due to a vulnerability in how PHP was installed (Shared VPS with PHP installed as an Apache module instead of CGI) and hence how OSCommerce was configured (with security of 777 on certain ...
Buffer overflows are nothing new. And yet they still appear often, especially in native (i.e. not managed) code... Part of the root cause, is usage of "unsafe" functions, including C++ staples ...