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OpenSSH daemon hardening ( Part 3 ) - Setup a chroot enviroment on CentOS with JailKit[ANNOUNCEMENT]

Posted 12-10-2010 at 09:16 AM by angelo.fonzeca (Angelo Fo. personal blog)
Updated 12-13-2010 at 07:31 AM by angelo.fonzeca


[Note: This is a draft version of the post; it'll be revised as soon as possible]


Introduction - What is a chroot?


"A chroot on Unix operating systems is an operation that changes the apparent disk root directory
for the current running process and its children. A program that is
re-rooted to another directory cannot access or name files outside that
directory, and the directory is called a "chroot jail" or
...
PerseusGuard Developer
Posted in Linux Security
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How to survive to OpenSuse 11.3 upgrade on PCs with NVIDIA Video Cards [ANNOUNCEMENT]

Posted 12-10-2010 at 09:09 AM by angelo.fonzeca (Angelo Fo. personal blog)
Updated 12-13-2010 at 07:31 AM by angelo.fonzeca

Introduction

In my opinion OpenSuse is one of the best GNU/Linux distribution... It is stable, it has maniac precision for the particulars, "branded" desktop... so you are REALLY productive since the first login and It's cool!

Another invaluable feature is th "YAST2 tool", a very fast, smart and useful control panel for services and system.

Anyway, I use this OS in my production PCs... OpenSuse never disappointed me!

...
PerseusGuard Developer
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How-to: Harden a Linux Web Server (Overview) [ANNOUNCEMENT]

Posted 12-10-2010 at 09:02 AM by angelo.fonzeca (Angelo Fo. personal blog)
Updated 12-13-2010 at 07:32 AM by angelo.fonzeca

Introduction

Last weeks on "System administrators" group on Linkedin, the members talked about how to harden a GNU/Linux web server for an hacking contest.
Because I think it was born an intersting "to do" list about the argument during a post of mine, I have taken the decision to report in this article the ideas and my vision of the problem.

The following words are what I wrote...


Hardening Linux step-by-step
...
PerseusGuard Developer
Posted in Linux Security
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FIC and Rootkit Revealers for Gnu/Linux - How to use Rkhunter, Chkrootkit, Afick [ANNOUNCEMENT]

Posted 12-10-2010 at 08:53 AM by angelo.fonzeca (Angelo Fo. personal blog)
Updated 12-13-2010 at 07:34 AM by angelo.fonzeca

File Integrity Checkers and Rootkit Revealers for Gnu/Linux - Part 1

Original post at digitalpatch.blogspot.com

Introduction


Are you afraid that your system has been compromised by an unauthorized access?
Have you got discovered abnormal network activities and/or do you suspect that your system has been infected by trojans or rootkit?

Is this your nightmare?

No problem, there are some solutions which help...
PerseusGuard Developer
Posted in Linux Security
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PCLinuxOS installed

Posted 12-10-2010 at 01:14 AM by granwz

After my recent exploration of different OS, I installed PCLinuxOS KDE 2010.11 Desktop. It's the best OS I've tried - faster than Fedora, very easy to install, and I don't have to go jump through hoops to get Flash or Skype. Everything works as is.

Just one thing: the first time I installed it, I used Synaptic to install some things I wanted, then I couldn't figure out how to make the Get OpenOffice button to work. When I installed PCLOS to another computer, I used the Get OpenOffice...
LQ Newbie
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