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HowtoForge: Security Testing your Apache Configuration with Nikto

Aug 18, 2006, 07:30 (1 Talkback[s])

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"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..."

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