How To Configure The AIDE (Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment) File Integrity Scanner For Your Website

A file integrity scanner is something you need to have. Imagine a hacker placing a backdoor on your web site, or changing your order form to email him a copy of everyone’s credit card while leaving it appear to be functionally normally. By setting up daily reporting, this notifies you within, at most, 24 hours […]
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Xtables-Addons On Centos 6 & Iptables GeoIP Filtering

To install aditional modules for the kernel to use with iptables rules sets (netfilter modules). Xtables-addons is the successor to patch-o-matic(-ng). Likewise, it contains extensions that were not, or are not yet, accepted in the main kernel/iptables packages. Xtables-addons is different from patch-o-matic in that you do not have to patch or recompile the kernel. […]
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How To Password-Protect Directories With mod_auth_mysql On Apache2

It is an alternative to the plain-text password files provided by mod_auth and allows you to use normal SQL syntax to create/modify delete users. You can also configure mod_auth_mysql to authenticate against an existing MySQL user table. 1 Preliminary Note use the vhost http://www.example.com here with the vhost configuration file /etc/apache2/sites-available/www.example.com.vhost and the document root […]
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