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potential threat of a virus or malware attack. This
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Here is what I want:
SFTP access, to put and get files. User probably needs the basics such as 'ls' etc.
I do not want the user to be able to...
In debian, sarge 3.1, kernel 2.4.27
1) save the rules, normally put it into which folder?
2) restore the rules
3) enable iptables at...
About a week ago, my ethernet card stopped working, but i
figured out that it still worked in Windoze98 and in Morphix.
a few days later, my...
The story is old, from December 2004, but so far I have failed to track down the Standford University study mentioned in the Wired article...
I used to be working with freeswan policy group feature. Now I have switched to the Openswan. But it seems that it does not work. I mean there is no...
i was nmaping myself to see what results i got, but im not completely sure if my machine has been compromised, or what to do about it.
Just wondering what you thought of Trustix and whether you've ever tried it..
EUID: used for privilege checks (except for the filesystem) .
ex: files's read/write/excute
FSUID:used for filesystem...
Hey guys I'm running SuSE 9.3 Pro and I'm wondering, does spyware and adware afflict Linux? Do I need a spyware removal tool?
How to view the history, who all have accessed a particular folder .
Hey guys. I just got an email from my bandwidth priovider saying we have an open relay on our proxy that's being used by spammers. I'm a total newb...
Is there a way to require both a password and a key when logging in to an SSH server?
Ok, I'm heading off to school in a few weeks, and I was wondering if there are any good firewalls for linux out there. See, I don't always have a...
I was recently having issues with some programs and decided to put my Linux box in a DMZ, and as a result, bypassed all the normal firewalling...
I am running two Redhat Linux boxes. One sits outside my router and has an external IP address. This box is a Webserver and DNS...
I ran chkrootkit and got this:
Checking `bindshell'... INFECTED (PORTS: 465)
Checking `lkm'... You have 1 process hidden for readdir command...
I have picked up the following entries in /var/log/messages
Jul 28 21:31:51 slackbox sshd: Invalid user test from...
please maill to : firstname.lastname@example.org
I want to run my application on 443 port.
sunraise76 is the user id in the system.
Is it possible to run the application without...
Quick question on user permissions, I'm not even sure if this is possible but any help/opinions is greatly appreciated.
I need to give...
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