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April, 2010

  • 13 April

    Testing your Firewall

    Just because you spent the better part of a day hammering down the security bolts on your ironclad server, it does not mean your server is secure. Being human, you could have overlooked something small but potentially devastating. The only real way to test the effectiveness of any security measure …

March, 2010

  • 31 March

    How to create a tmp partition in Linux

    As we mentioned in a previous post, setting up extra partitions beyond the standard Linux partitions can have certain security and performance benefits. One of the major directories that you should consider partitioning is the /tmp directory. In Linux, temporary files are stored there and accessed when applications need to …

August, 2009

  • 28 August

    Web Attacks May Be Linked

    Mary Landesman, senior security researcher at ScanSafe believes that three major waves of SQL injection attacks may be linked, originating from the same attacker. Approximately 80,000 Chinese, 67,000 U.S., and 40,000 Indian websites are still infected by a botnet due to SQL injection attacks. At one point, millions of Chinese …