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Security Tips and Tricks for Mac Users

Contrary to popular belief, Mac are not immune to attacking, hacking and malware. There has been an increase in Mac malware, though it’s still negligible compared with Windows malware - but security isn’t all about malware.


Adding disk on Linux

Linux hard disk device names follow a specific standard. SCSI disks all start with sd and IDE disks with hd. After this comes a letter that identifies the unit number of the disk, so for example, the first disk would be a, the second would be b, the third would be c, and so on.

Hacking tools

To better understand—and, consequently, to better ensure—network security, it always pays to understand the tools of the attackers. Darknet lists 15 essential hacking tools:

Protecting content with .htaccess files

.htaccess files are very versatile, and can easily become very complex. This document contains enough information to set simple access restrictions/limits on a directory in your web space. Remember to upload .htaccess files, and .htpasswd files using ASCII mode. This is an option is available in most FTP clients.

Adding Additional Hard drive on your Linux Machine

Normally one would ask? how do i add additional harddrive to my linux box.. well we could make use of utilities like fdisk, cfdisk or QtParted but it is fdisk that is im going to discuss below.

Virtual Hosting With Proftpd And MySQL (Incl. Quota)

This document describes how to install a Proftpd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine. In addition to that I will show the use of quota with this setup.

Writing Linux firewall rules w/ IPTables

The Linux kernel, since version 2.0, has included the capabilities to act as a firewall. In those days, the kernel module was called ipfwadm and was very simple. With the 2.2 kernel, the firewall module became called ipchains and had greater capabilities than its predecessor. Today, we have IPTables, the firewall module in the kernel since the 2.4 days. IPTables was built to take over ipchains, and includes improvements that now allow it to compete against some of the best commercial products available in the market. This guide will give you some background on IPTables and how to use it to secure your network.

Take control of your bash_history

I spend most of my time working in front of a black and white terminal of remote SSH connections to various servers. This means that I use bash (as my preferred shell) most of the day. And bash history is a very important feature of bash that saves me much time by recalling previous commands I have typed. Here are some tricks on how you can optimize with some simple configurations settings the usage your bash history.

Bash Shell Shortcuts

Bash, which is the default shell in Linux contains a whole lot of key bindings which makes it really easy to use . The most commonly used shortcuts are listed below :

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