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How can I set up VPS on Linux?

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Setting up a virtual private server on Linux can be quite challenging. But if you thought it's a hard nut to crack on, think...

Protecting System Intents in Android

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The last article on 'Intents in Android' covered the basics of one of Android's important inter-application communication mechanisms intents. This article goes deeper into...

Securing Apache, Part 11: Logs, et al.

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In this final part of the series, we will discover how to strengthen security in Apache by logging and other miscellaneous ways. Configuring a system...

Rootkits: The Enemy Within

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While it was assumed in the past that viruses only targeted Windows, hackers targeting the FOSS world proved this wrong. A rootkit on a...

Modify-function-return-value Hack! — Part 1

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Sometimes it's helpful to think from a hacker's perspective. The information obtained can be used to write better code and a secure application. An...

Securing Apache, Part 9: Attacks that Target PHP-based Instances

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Beginning with Part 1 of this series, we have covered all major attacks on Web applications and servers, with examples of vulnerable PHP code....

Advanced Nmap: A Recap

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This final article in the series consolidates information from the previous articles, looks at NMap's future possibilities, and at the new tools from the...

Securing Apache, Part 8: DoS & DDoS Attacks

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In this part of the series, we focus on DoS/DDoS attacks, which have been among the major threats to Web servers since the beginning...

Nessus with Metasploit — Track and Hack

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Networks play an important role in a sysadmin's life. But have you ever wondered about the security of your network, or tried to find...

Advanced Nmap: NMap Script Scanning

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In previous articles, we have studied NMap in great detail, including live scanning a firewall and verifying the recommendations. Now, it's time to study...