Category: Security

Keeping safe

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How To Install CHKROOTKIT

chkrootkit: shell script that checks system binaries for rootkit modification.…
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Install BFD (Brute Force Detection)

BFD is a modular shell script for parsing applicable logs and checking for authentication failures.…
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Disable Telnet Access

Telnet should be disabled, and you should use SSH. Telnet sends password in plain text, and ‘crackers/hackers’ can obtain these passwords easily compared to SSH, and then takeover your dedicated…
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Force the use of SSH protocol 2

SSH Protocol 1 based systems are facing many automated “root kits”. As a result to step up the security Protcol 2 should be enabled as soon as possible.…
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Install LogWatch

Logwatch is a customizable log analysis system. Logwatch parses through your system’s logs for a given period of time and creates a report analyzing areas that you specify, in as…
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Disabling Direct Root Login (SSH)

Disabling root login via shh is a great way to tigthen security on your dedicated server.…