Tag Archives: security

Server infected or something?

In just a day or two after I installed NewRelic, I noticed that there are few external requests that I think my apps didn’t initiate. It appears on NewRelic dashboard and I’m kinda worried that my server might be infected … Continue reading

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Slackware nginx update – 1.4.1 – security fix

A news in Ars Technica caught my attention today and it is about a widespread attack on web servers that includes Apache and nginx. My server is nginx therefore, I quickly updated my server to apply 1.4.1 version (my current … Continue reading

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Slackware Linux – Strengthen security – block the rest of the world

My Slackware Linux development box is on a VPS. Although Linode is generous to give 8 cores and 2TB outbound monthly limit to traffic, I would rather choose to block the rest of the world to secure my box. One … Continue reading

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Checking your logs for your VPS security

I’ve found some posts on the internet about how to check your logs with regards to login attempts or to simply put, checking logs so that you would know if someone is trying to access your Linux machine. Below is … Continue reading

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