Category Archives: Security

How to Secure and Encrypt Your Web Browsing on Public Networks with Hamachi and Privoxy

When you’re browsing from a public Wi-Fi connection—like at your favorite coffee shop—anyone on that network can snoop on what you’re doing, with very few exceptions. So can the IT crew at your workplace. Today, we’re going to walk through setting up an encrypted proxy server on your home computer so you can secure your browsing session no matter where… (more…)

DRAC

The Dell Remote Access Controller or DRAC is an interface card by Dell which provides out-of-band management. The controller has its own processor, memory, battery, network connection, and access to the system bus. Key features include power management, virtual media access and remote console, all available through a supported web browser. This gives system administrators the ability to configure a… (more…)

Software

The Secunia Software Inspector will inspect your operating system and software for insecure versions and missing security updates. A default inspection normally lasts 5-40 seconds, while a thorough inspection may take several minutes. Note: If you have anti-virus software or similar enabled, an inspection may increase significantly in duration.Software Inspector – Secunia

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DenySSH is a Ruby application that monitors the auth log of a BSD system for failed SSH login attempts and adds repeat attackers to a Packet Filter table, allowing you to define PF rules to block the attacking hosts or redirect them to a honeypot for your amusement. There are already a few excellent tools that do almost the same… (more…)

Alliance

ASAP stands for the Alliance of Security Analysis Professionals. ASAP started out as a small band of security sites under siege, and is rapidly expanding to include the “Best of the Best” the Internet Security Community has to offer. ASAP is made up of website and forum owners and administrators, forum and site staff, individuals, companies and various organizations dedicated… (more…)