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Turn Linux into Fort Knox: 10 Tools for a Safer Web Server

Oct 09, 2008, 19:35 (0 Talkback[s])

"Prevention is better than cure. Strong passwords are the first step in securing your web server. Many web servers get exploited just because of weak passwords. John the Ripper is a password auditing tool that can be used to detect weak passwords on web servers. It checks the passwords against a list of words commonly used and their variants. If the passwords on your web server get cracked by this tool, you have a red alert."

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