security

If you are concerned about your security of being online, you should be already using different passwords for everything that you use. In my case I have few very long passwords and for not much important things I use small memorable passwords. However I don’t store my passwords anywhere, I just remember those. Just today […]

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Are you using a DSL modem/router to connect to the internet? Mostly everyone I found haven’t changed the default user name and password which is used to login to the modems admin panel. Most modems comes with the default user/pass combination of admin/admin , admin/password. So what is the risk of not changing these logins? Most of […]

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Name.com hacked! Change your passwords now

by Ruchira on May 11, 2013

Hack the Planet, the same group which hacked Linode just a few weeks ago, also hacked in to the name.com servers. This news comes with a chain of allegations claimed by HTP ( Hack The Planet ) . According to HTP and to put a long story short, they wanted to break in to a […]

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Nginx is the web server that people use for speed. And I have published a guide on how you can auto install Nginx. Few days ago developers have discovered a serious buffer overflow vulnerability on Nginx versions 1.3.9 to 1.4.0. This is documented on CVE-2013-2028. According to the statement ,

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2 Factor Authentication is a nice way of adding an extra layer of security to your web apps and accounts. Having just a user name and password makes it easy for hackers to guess or brute force your login’s and access your accounts potentially harming your data. Multiple factor authentication is designed to overcome this […]

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How to get free SSL certificates

by Ruchira on March 19, 2013

  SSL is the industry standard to prevent eavesdropping on the internet. SSL is becoming mainstream because of increasing number of attacks on the interwebs. However SSL certificates comes at a cost, I know most of you wont go that extra step of securing your site with SSL because of this cost.

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cPanel Support Server Hacked

by Ruchira on February 28, 2013

  cPanel Inc. issued a statement asking users who contacted cPanel support service within past months to change their root passwords immediately. This is because one of their support system server was compromised and user submitted server login data are probably stolen.  Here is the official email From: no-reply@cpanel.net Sent: Friday, February 22, 2013 12:48 AM […]

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This will be a 2 part guide and this is part 1 What are the common mistakes that you make! ever got your wordpress blog hacked? Well even my blog got hacked once Take a look at the image on the top. From this simple how to guide, Im going to explain some little facts […]

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