Tag: Security

  • ModSecurity 2.5 : a book by Magnus Mischel

    When I received ModSecurity 2.5 by Magnus Mischel through the post I was expecting a decent, thick and technically focused book on setting up and configuring obscure areas of ModSecurity. On reading it I was pleasantly surprised to find how practical, direct and friendly it was (it even has its own section explaining what “Regular […]

  • Major flaw on the DNS Internet architecture discovered

    Conspiracy fans unite: the worlds major Internet vendors sent their engineers out for secret meetings at the microsoft campus for the past few months to tackle the biggest flaw on the internet’s architecture since it began. The issue resides on the obiquituous DNS system responsible for directing applications to the right servers when they request […]

  • Web Host Company hacks into their own client’s accounts

    This has to be the most disgusting marketing strategy since the dawn of forehead tattoos: Dedicated Hosting Companies » Blog Archive » Hacked by my host! Be Careful! Who’s watching the watchers?

  • Fixing open DNS servers

    Ok, there seems to be a *lot* of posts and threads about this issue and I think a simple page is appropriate. Lets start with the problem. Check the report for your domain here: http://www.dnsreport.com/tools/dnsreport.ch?domain=YOUR_DOMAIN_HERE.COM An open DNS server is one that replies to a query about a domain it is not responsible for, to […]