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'Serious' Linux Sudo Bug's Damage Potential Actually May Be Small
(Oct 17, 2019, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: Developers have patched a vulnerability in Sudo, a core command utility for Linux, that could allow a user to execute commands as a root user even if that root access was specifically disallowed.

Mozilla: Firefox 70 brings you these new security indicators
(Oct 17, 2019, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Firefox 70, due soon, kicks out the EV SSL indicator and adds a red strikethrough for all HTTP sites, Mozilla reveals.

3 Ways Of Installing Tor Browser On Linux
(Oct 15, 2019, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxUprising: Tor Browser, previously known as Tor Browser Bundle, is a web browser that protects your privacy while you are surfing the Internet.

Use sshuttle to build a poor man’s VPN
(Oct 15, 2019, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

sshuttle  lets you set up a quick and dirty VPN with just SSH access.

Major SUDO Vulnerability Disclosed : Patch Your Systems NOW!
(Oct 14, 2019, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

When sudo is configured to allow a user to run commands as an arbitrary user via the ALL keyword in a Runas specification, it is possible to run commands as root by specifying the user ID -1 or 4294967295.

Millions of Phones Leaking Information Via Tor
(Oct 13, 2019, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

There is a privacy threat lurking on perhaps hundreds of millions of devices, that could enable potential attackers to track and profile users.

How To Set Up a Basic Iptables Firewall on Amazon Linux AMI
(Oct 11, 2019, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

When you create a Lightsail/EC2 instance, some network ports are open by default using AWS cloud firewall.

A little SSH file copy magic at the command line
(Oct 11, 2019, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

You might not be aware that SSH is a magical tool with many different uses.

Running rootless Podman as a non-root user
(Oct 09, 2019, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Users should have the choice to run containers as a non-root account.

Configuring LUKS: Linux Unified Key Setup
(Oct 09, 2019, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how to encrypt Linux partitions with the Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS).

How to Install Fail2Ban to Protect SSH on CentOS/RHEL 8
(Oct 09, 2019, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Fail2ban is a free, open-source and widely used intrusion prevention tool that scans log files for IP addresses that show malicious signs

LFCS - How to Recover ROOT Password
(Oct 07, 2019, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

There are many reasons why a Root password may be lost or forgotten.

Google Is Uncovering Hundreds Of Race Conditions Within The Linux Kernel
(Oct 04, 2019, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: One of the contributions Google is working on for the upstream Linux kernel is a new "sanitizer".

5 Best Security Tools to Have on Your Linux PC
(Oct 03, 2019, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Everyone hails Linux for its built-in security.

8 Different Ways To Generate A Strong Password In Linux
(Sep 30, 2019, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

This brief tutorial describes different ways to generate a strong password in Linux and Unix-like operating systems from Command line.

How to set up a firewall using FirewallD on CentOS 8
(Sep 30, 2019, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

In CentOS 8 nftables replaces iptables as the default Linux network packet filtering framework.

How to Connect to MySQL through SSH Tunnel
(Sep 24, 2019, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how to create an SSH tunnel and connect to the MySQL server from remote clients.

Parrot 4.7 Ethical Hacking OS Released with Linux Kernel 5.2, MATE 1.22 Desktop
(Sep 24, 2019, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Coming more than four months after version 4.6, the Parrot 4.7 release is here with up-to-date penetration testing and ethical hacking tools

How to Run Alias as Sudo in Linux
(Sep 24, 2019, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

By default, you cannot run an aliased command with sudo.

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