"LFY February 2011" tag
Secured!

Securing Apache, Part 6: Attacks on Session Management

In this part of the series, we are going to concentrate on attacks on session management. Application-level attacks on the session is about obtaining or manipulating the session ID without any prior information…

Search

The Needle and the Haystack: Exploring Search Models, Part 1

Searching for the proverbial needle in the haystack occurs millions of times a day in the realm of cyberspace. Ever looked under the hood of a search engine — that apparently Rube Goldberg…

Splitting the screen into windows

Let’s Play with GNU Screen

Many GNU/Linux users spend time working at the command line. The GNU Screen utility can be of great use if you work with multiple shells at a time. We could also call Screen…

The eyeOS desktop

Demystifying the Cloud with eyeOS

It’s another day in your life with technology and you keep hearing people talk about “Cloud this…” and “Cloud that…” or  “Just store it in the cloud!” So what exactly does the term…

Understanding Puppet classes and modules

Puppet Data Centre Automation Solution, Part 4: Classes & Modules

We learned about some of the interesting ways Puppet helps automate things in Part 3. In the final part of this series, we look at the rules to follow to effectively organise Puppet…

Introducing libpcap

Capturing Packets in Your C Program, with libpcap

This article provides an introduction to libpcap, and shows, with examples of source code, how you can use it to create your own packet-sniffing programs. All data on the network travels in the…

Firewall Scan

Advanced Nmap: Scanning Firewalls

After four articles on Nmap [1, 2, 3 & 4], which explained a number of command-line options for scan technique specification, target specification, port specifications, host discovery, evasion techniques, etc, it is time…

Show me the money!

FreedomYUG: Go Forth And Copy Left

How To Successfully Earn a Living with FOSS — Part 1 Do you want to be an independent professional? More importantly, do you want to harness the tremendous business opportunities offered by Free…

Situation Normal, All Fouled Up!

Joy of Programming: SNAFU — Situation Normal, All Fouled Up!

The stories of software development projects in crisis are amazingly familiar to all experienced programmers and managers. In this column, we’ll look at some common aspects of projects in crisis and how they…

Grok -- now even cavemen can use Zope 3!

Exploring Software — Alternatives to Rails, Django

Zope 3 never picked up because most of the popular projects/products based on the application server never migrated from Zope 2. With “Grok — now even cavemen can use Zope 3!” Listening to…

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