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Flatpak Linux App Sandboxing Receives New Feature That Hardens Its Security
(Jun 23, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

New release includes feature that will avoid creating world-writable directories or setuid files, including in the Flatpak export functionality.

Pass - A Simple command-line Password Manager for Linux
(Jun 23, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

2daygeek: pass is a simple command line password manager for Linux which stores password inside of a gpg encrypted file.

Linux cksum command explained for beginners (with examples)
(Jun 22, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: In Linux, there's a command line tool that you can use to create/verify checksum.

NMAP OS Detection
(Jun 22, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux.org: Sometimes on a network it is beneficial to know the Operating System (OS) of a machine. Accessing a system is easier when you know the OS because you can specifically search the Internet fo

How To kill An Inactive OR Idle SSH Sessions
(Jun 21, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Simple way to kill an inactive or idle SSH sessions in Linux.

How to Setup a VPN with OpenVPN on Debian 9 Stretch Linux
(Jun 21, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linuxconfig.org: Setting up your own VPN is no small task, but there are plenty of reasons that you'd want to do it.

Using hashcat to recover your passwords
(Jun 21, 2017, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Many people may have a user account on their system which they may not know the password to log in.

How To Patch and Protect Linux Kernel Stack Clash Vulnerability CVE-2017-1000364 [ 19/June/2017 ]
(Jun 21, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Nixcraft: A very serious security problem has been found in the Linux kernel calledThe Stack Clash.

How to Run remote ssh command in Linux to Show result locally.
(Jun 20, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxRoutes: In this article you will find the examples of how to run remote ssh command in Linux to Show result locally.

Stack Clash Vulnerability Exploits Linux Stack Guard
(Jun 20, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: Security firm Qualys discovers flaws in the Linux kernel and glibc library, that fortunately have not been exploited in the wild by attackers - yet

Mozilla Brings Firefox Focus to Android to Improve Privacy
(Jun 20, 2017, 07:05) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: After first being available on IOS in November 2016, Mozilla is now debuting the new Firefox Focus on Android.

That's random: OpenBSD adds more kernel security
(Jun 20, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

el Reg: 'Kernel address randomised link' masks memory locations

Security-Oriented Alpine Linux 3.6.2 OS Adds Linux Kernel 4.9.32 and Tor 0.3.0.8
(Jun 17, 2017, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

Alpine Linux 3.6.2 comes only two weeks after the release of the first maintenance update in the 3.6 stable series of the operating system

3 security tips for software developers
(Jun 16, 2017, 14:00) (2 talkbacks)

Every developer knows the importance of following best security practices.

nginx: How To Block Exploits, SQL Injections, File Injections, Spam, User Agents, Etc.
(Jun 16, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: This short article explains how you can block the most common exploits with nginx.

Restrict Access To Linux Servers Using TCP Wrappers
(Jun 16, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

ostechnix: TCP Wrapper is an open source host-based ACL system, which is used to restrict the TCP network services based on the hostname, IP address, network address, and so on.

New Tails 3.0 Privacy-Focused Linux Based on Debian 9 Stretch
(Jun 16, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: New milestone release of Linux privacy-focused distribution used by Edward Snowden, updates software and security.

IPFire 2.19 Linux Firewall Gets WPA Enterprise Authentication in Client Mode
(Jun 15, 2017, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

IPFire 2.19 Core Update 111 is now live and it appears to be a major update adding quite a large number of new features to the firewall, along with dozens of up-to-date components.

KMail would send OpenPGP emails unencrypted when using 'Send Later' (CVE-2017-9604)
(Jun 15, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Using 'Send Later' in KMail with OpenPGP? Well, bad news: The messages would actually be sent unencrypted.

Introduction to SELinux concepts and management
(Jun 15, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

SELinux (Security Enhanced Linux) is an implementation of a Mandatory Access Control permission system (MAC) in the Linux kernel.

Parrot Security OS Devs Mock systemd: It's an Immature Init System for GNU/Linux
(Jun 15, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Devuan GNU/Linux is a fork of Debian GNU/Linux, but without using systemd as the default init system.

ssh-chat - Make Group/Private Chat with Other Linux Users Over SSH
(Jun 14, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

ssh-chat is a cross-platform command line utility written in GoLang, which enables you to chat securely with a relatively small number of users over an ssh connection.

5 Must-Have Security Tools for Your Linux PC
(Jun 13, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: These 5 security tools for Linux can help protect your desktop against a wide variety of security threats.

How to allow root login from one IP address with ssh public keys only
(Jun 13, 2017, 05:00) (1 talkbacks)

Nixcraft: Is there any way that I can log from the second server into my first server with root user from second server IP address only ({root@secondBOX }# ssh root@firstBOX1) without reducing OpenSSH server security option?

Installation and Configuration of pfSense 2.3.4 Firewall Router
(Jun 12, 2017, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Tecmint: The Internet is a scary place these days.

Docker Aims to Improve Linux Kernel Security with LinuxKit
(Jun 09, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: LinuxKit project is now incubating several technologies to advance Linux security including the Wireguard VPN and Landlock security efforts.

Beginner's guide to iptables
(Jun 09, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

kerneltalks: Beginner's tutorial to understand iptables - Linux firewall.

Quick Guide for Linux user access control list (ACL)
(Jun 08, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxRoutes: The purpose of the user access control list ACL is to provide secure access to the flies and directory within the system.

How to install tinc VPN on Ubuntu Linux 16.04 to secure traffic
(Jun 08, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Nixcraft: tinc is a Virtual Private Network (VPN) server that uses tunneling and encryption to create a secure private network between hosts on the Internet or private insecure LAN.

Firefox-Based Tor Browser 7.0 Officially Released for Anonymous Web Surfing
(Jun 07, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Based on the latest Firefox 52 ESR (Extended Support Release) web browser form Mozilla, Tor Browser 7.0 is a major update that introduces the multiprocess mode (e10s) and content sandbox from Mozilla Firefox

Google Patches Android and Chrome for Security Vulnerabilities
(Jun 06, 2017, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: Android June update and Chrome 59 provide fixes for security flaws.

How to configure Nginx SSL/TLS passthrough with TCP load balancing
(Jun 06, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Nixcraft: How do I configure SSL/TLS pass through on Nginx load balancer running on Linux or Unix-like system?

Why you must patch the new Linux sudo security hole
(Jun 05, 2017, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: Ironically, only the most secure Linux server setups are vulnerable to this newly discovered hole.

How to manage ACLs on Linux
(Jun 05, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux.org: ACLs are a second level of discretionary permissions, that may override the standard ugo/rwx ones.

How to Configure OpenLDAP with 2 Hosts on Mirror Mode
(Jun 05, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linoxide: This article shows how to install and configure OpenLDAP together with Mirror Mode replication on Linux

How to Enable SSL and Remote Connections for MySQL on CentOS 7
(Jun 05, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: In this tutorial, I will show you step by step to configure MySQL securely for remote connections with SSL.

DEFT Linux A Linux Distribution For Computer Forensics
(Jun 05, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxAndUbuntu: The Linux distribution DEFT is made up of a GNU/Linux and DART(Digital Advanced Response Toolkit), a suite dedicated to digital forensics and intelligence activities.

How to protect Samba from the SambaCry exploit
(Jun 03, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRepublic: If you make use of a Linux server to share out directories and files, you'll want to make sure you do everything you can to prevent the likes of SambaCry. Here are a few tips.

Connect two AWS regions with StrongSwan
(Jun 02, 2017, 14:05) (0 talkbacks)

If you want to connect two VPCs within the same region in AWS, you can use VPC peering.

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