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How To Reset Root user password in CentOS 8 and RHEL 8 server
(Feb 20, 2020, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

This brief tutorial explains how to reset Root user password from emergency mode or single user mode.

The Linux Foundation identifies most important open-source software components and their problems
(Feb 20, 2020, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: In its latest study, the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative discovered just how prevalent open-source components are in all software and their shared problems and vulnerabilities.

Surviving a security audit with enterprise Linux
(Feb 19, 2020, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Security audits are no laughing matter.

How To Limit The Number Of SSH Logins Per User/Group/System On Linux
(Feb 19, 2020, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ostechnix: This brief tutorial explains how to limit the number of SSH logins per user or group or system on Linux using /etc/security/limits.conf file.

Give your Linux system's firewall a security boost
(Feb 18, 2020, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Firewalls are great but they're ineffective if something goes wrong with them

How To Chown Recursively on Linux
(Feb 17, 2020, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

devconnected: Chown is a command on Linux that is used in order to change the owner of a set of files or directories.

Install LibModsecurity Web Application Firewall with Nginx on CentOS 8
(Feb 17, 2020, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: LibModSecurity is a free and open-source web application firewall (WAF) that can be used to protect an Nginx server from different kinds of cyberattacks

Google to Samsung: Stop messing with Linux kernel code. It's hurting Android security
(Feb 16, 2020, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: Google Project Zero scolds Samsung and other vendors for adding features that undermine Android security.

Tails 4.3 Anonymous OS Adds Trezor Cryptocurrency Wallet
(Feb 12, 2020, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

9to5Linux: New features in the Tails 4.3 release include a command-line utility that lets users manage their Trezor cryptocurrencies.

Limit the impact of security compromises with systemd security directives
(Feb 11, 2020, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

OpenSMTPD recently had a critical remote code execution vulnerability.

How to Encrypt & Decrypt Files from the Command Line with OpenSSL on Mac and Linux
(Feb 10, 2020, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Have you ever wondered how to quickly encrypt a file from the command line?

How to change the Time Limit for a Sudo Session
(Feb 10, 2020, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how to change the default time limit for the sudo session.

Learn how to change the default time limit for the sudo session.

An introduction to Linux Access Control Lists (ACLs)
(Feb 08, 2020, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux Access Control Lists, or ACLs, can take some getting used to

What is WireGuard? Why Linux Users Going Crazy Over it?
(Feb 06, 2020, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

itsFOSS: What is WireGuard and what makes it so special?

How To Search LDAP using ldapsearch (With Examples)
(Feb 06, 2020, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

The LDAP protocol is very useful to centralize authentication.

VPNs will change forever with the arrival of WireGuard into Linux
(Feb 04, 2020, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: VPN's are about to be ...disrupted.

New Sudo Vulnerability Could Allow Attackers to Obtain Full Root Privileges
(Feb 03, 2020, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

The vulnerability affects Sudo versions prior to version 1.8.26, from 1.7.1 to 1.8.25p1

Meet OpenSK, an Open-Source 2FA Security Key Platform from Google
(Feb 03, 2020, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Written in Rust, OpenSK supports both FIDO2 and FIDO U2F standards

How to show Asterisks in the Debian Terminal when entering a Password
(Jan 31, 2020, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

This tutorial shows you how to enable a visual response (Asterix) when entering a sudo password in Debian 10 on the shell.

WireGuard is now in Linus Tree! WireGuard
(Jan 31, 2020, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Wireguard is a next generation VPN technology and it's finally coming to the mainline Linux kernel

Top Cloud Security Companies
(Jan 31, 2020, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: When considering cloud security products, it's important to recognize and understand the different categories of solutions that are available to help organizations reduce risk and improve security.

Kali Linux Ethical Hacking OS Gets First 2020 Release
(Jan 29, 2020, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Kali Linux 2020.1 release is now available for download

How to Encrypt Linux partitions with VeraCrypt on Debian 10
(Jan 29, 2020, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

VeraCrypt is an open-source tool for encrypting files, folders and entire partitions

How Linux Stores and Manages User Passwords
(Jan 29, 2020, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: Have you wondered how Linux efficiently manages a multi-user environment?

Sysadmin tools: How to use iptables
(Jan 28, 2020, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

The iptables command is a powerful interface for your local Linux firewall.

How to Use chown Command to Change Ownership in Linux
(Jan 28, 2020, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn to use chown with some practical examples.

Do You Really Need Antivirus Software on Linux?
(Jan 23, 2020, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux can get viruses, but you don't need an antivirus?!

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