HowtoForge: Security Testing your Apache Configuration with Nikto
Aug 18, 2006, 07:30 (1 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Falko
Timme for this link. ]
"By now you've got the perfect setup for your new Ubuntu 6.0.6
(Dapper Drake) box. You may have even followed the excellent
Intrusion Detection and Prevention with BASE and Snort tutorial.
And as an added precaution you installed DenyHosts to prevent hack
attempts via ssh. But now that you've got your new LAMP server on
the internet, how can you tell that your new web server is secure?
You test it, of course!
"This tutorial, inspired by one of the chapters in Hardening
Apache by Tony Mobily (APress), will show you how to set up the
free web server security scanner tool, Nikto..."