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How to restore a hacked Linux Server

Marius Ducea has a great article on How to restore a hacked Linux Server. He provides a very practical baseline on how you should develop your own plan of action to restore a hacked Linux Server. These are the steps

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Ethereal on Mac OS X

With perfect password manager, I thought I had the complete set of tools in my Mac for getting things done. But today I realized, I’d overlooked ethereal. I use it sometimes and it’s a gem without which it would be

Posted in Admin, Apple, HowTo, Linux/Unix, Network, Security, Technology

Dual Boot Vista and Ubuntu

After switching to Mac, my Samsung notebook with Windows Xp has been free, so I decided to test dual booting Windows Vista and Ubuntu Linux in this laptop. The downloading, burning cd/dvd and installation was easy and straight forward. Only

Posted in HowTo, Linux/Unix, Technology, Windows

Quick Links for Friday

Google Checkout is live. It’s a new service from Google that makes online shopping more convenient for shoppers and merchants. Shoppers can shop faster and merchants can integrate Google Checkout into their sites as an alternative payment processing method. Here

Posted in Admin, Links, Linux/Unix, Network, Random, Technology

Basic Linux Networking

After installing a linux server and playing with the basic command lines, the first thing we should be able to do is configure our network, without which of course there is no Internet. Most of the latest linux distributions ship

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IIS gaining web server market

Netcraft’s June 2006 Web Server Survey finds that Internet’s growth was strongest last month due to the explosion of blogs and free web sites. Also, IIS is continually gaining web server market share from Apache.

Posted in Linux/Unix, Technology, Windows

Getting Started with Linux Commands

Ubuntu , SUSE , RedHat , Xandros and Linspire are doing a great job with Linux Desktop. But they’ve a long way to go, with more than 90% of Windows and around 5% of Apple only a small bite is

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Linux software mirroring with Grub

I’m in Guangzhou, China today to reinstall one of our Linux SMTP Server. I’ve installed CentOS 3.x with software mirroring. It’s pretty straight forward to make the Linux Software Raid partition during the installation but by default the system will

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Samba 4 Technology Preview 2 released

Samba 4 Technology Preview 2 is released today. Technology Preview 1 was released on January. Samba is an open source software that allows Unix/Linux system to serve as a file and print server in Windows network. The main feature in

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Sendmail Remote Signal Handling Vulnerability

A serious flaw has been found in Sendmail that could allow an attacker to take control of the SMTP server running vulnerable version of the software. A remote attacker could send malicious data at certain time intervals, which can corrupt

Posted in Admin, Email, Linux/Unix, Security, Windows

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