Category Archives: Security

How to Stop ssh attacks with fail2ban in CentOS

Stop ssh attacks with fail2ban in CentOS   Every server on the web is subject to frequent breaking attempts, and when there are services running on default ports like 22 for ssh it becomes even more common. However, using a simple tool freely available called fail2ban we can easily keep those intruders out of our […]

Social site Formspring hacked, passwords leaked

  Social networking site Formspring said Wednesday that it was disabling nearly 30 million registered users’ passwords after hundreds of thousands of them were leaked to the Web. Formspring said in a blog post that the breach happened after someone hacked into one of the San Francisco-based company’s servers. Spokeswoman Dorothee Fisher said Wednesday the […]

TouchFire Keyboard accessory for iPad

  One of the common knocks against Apple’s iPad is its keyboard. The entire premise of the iPad is its large, Multi-Touch keyboard, but some call the feature a roadblock to content creation. Wepreviously profiled a slim, convenient Logitech keyboard that will “kickstart your your transition from consumption to creation” on the iPad. Over the […]

Security :Internet may go down for thousands on July 9

Internet may go down for thousands on July 9 The warnings about the internet problem have been splashed acrossFacebook and Google. Internet service providershave sent notices, and the FBI set up a special website. But tens of thousands of Americans may still lose their internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their […]

How to Monitor your web server bandwidth usage with vnstat

How to Monitor your web server bandwidth usage with vnstat To use nethogs on a Ubuntu/Debian server or desktop it is easy. First start by installing it using the command: apt-get install -y nethogs The you can use it this way: # Start nethogs on the default network interface nethogs # Specify which network interface […]