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In Other News | Posted 8 Sep 2007 | Comments Off on Remote File Include Attacks | 1,052 views

Remote File Include (RFI) attacks appear to be on the rise for some of the sites that we manage. RFI attacks work by attempting to inject malicious code into the target site and having the output displayed inside the target …

Communications | Posted 6 Aug 2007 | Comments Off on MSN Messenger Censorship | 1,262 views
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A recent Slashdot article publicized a recent discovery by the Adium team.  For those who are not familiar with Adium, it is a multi-protocol messenger client for the Mac.  It’s similar to Pidgin in functionality.  After some investigation, they discover …

In Other News | Posted 14 Jul 2007 | Comments Off on CNET Reviews Ubuntu Linux | 949 views

CNET has publish a review of Ubuntu Linux 7.04Ubuntu has been one of our favorite Linux distributions for quite a while.  Essentially any Linux distribution can be configured to behave and perform just like any of the other.  …

Defense In Depth | Posted 1 Jan 2007 | Comments Off on Mitigating SSH Brute Force Attacks | 2,639 views

Occassionaly, users require remote access to a server to gain shell access or upload files. If your users are accessing the server from known IP addresses, your job is easy. You can simply restrict SSH access to those IP addresses …