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Hardening security and fun around it

Posted 12-06-2010 at 10:21 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Updated 12-06-2010 at 10:22 PM by Web31337

I've had a long session of improving security on my home server yesterday.
I never actually made a permanent and correct monitoring with rkhunter, but when I ran through all it's options, I finally came to realize this is just awesome, it just OWNZ! Greets to developers team!!!
Some guys from LQ Security forum really are the experts. I always knew that, but just again, in case you read my blog, I'd like to thank you all, the members of "online security team" of LQ, you know...
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fun around MIPS: qemu-system-mips

Posted 11-06-2010 at 10:33 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Tags arm, mips, nginx, qemu

Yesterday I was surprised when discovered that,... ehm, well... I'm such a newbie in this... that most routers using MIPS not ARM CPU as I thought before
Since that, I've also tried to look at MIPS in QEMU. There is even less information about this, though debian to help I was surprised I've missed it last time when doing experiments with qemu-system-arm, but now it's very helpful with qemu-system-mips.
I used aurel32's page as a start point: http://people.debian.org/~aurel32/qemu/mips/...
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qemu-system-arm experience

Posted 11-03-2010 at 01:22 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
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Today I've finally managed to take some time to RTFM and launch fedora-arm in qemu. Why fedora and not armedslack? Well... For some funny unknown reason neither armedslack 13.1 nor -current kernels won't boot at all(it just halts after "decompessing linux, booting...") while fedora's old 2.6.22 one boots with no problems.
I'm looking forward to learn it a bit further, build a newer kernel for qemu and then re-attempt to boot into armedslack rootfs with it.
Currently looking...
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Windows 7: Did you know it's actual version?

Posted 10-15-2010 at 10:25 AM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

I was always wondering why don't I see any user-agent containing "Windows NT 7.0" or something on my sites.
Today, I've got a final answer
Occasionally, my friend brought home a laptop with windows 7. He was asked by his friend to configure it, install software, etc. I asked him to navigate to my website so I can view the user-agent from opera he just installed. It was "NT 6.1"! WTF? Really? I remembered that there is a way to view the actual version by calling...
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It's 10.10.10 today!

Posted 10-10-2010 at 03:45 AM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

Congrats with this yet another great date Wish you'll spend this day with great use. Like all your future days
GL & HF!
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