Posts Tagged 'security'



Set Up Unmanaged VPS (4 Newbies) – Part 5: Encrypt Data with OpenSSH & Auto-Login with PuTTY

using PuTTYGen to create authentication keys

Having set up our PuTTY command line interface (CLI), in Part 3, on our local Windows machine and connecting remotely to our Linux VPS, we need to secure the connection.

Using the protocol

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Set Up Unmanaged VPS (4 Newbies) – Part 4: Create a Linux User & Set Permissions

setting up a Linux user

This tutorial steps out how to create a Linux user and set permissions. It can be used as part of the VPS Bible 20-Part series, else as a standalone guide. Just thought I'd clear that up.

Before carrying on with our VPS Linux build any further, we need to create an admin user.

It's not a ...

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Set Up Unmanaged VPS (4 Newbies) – Part 3: Set Up Command Line Interface (CLI) using PuTTY

Setting up the CLI with Putty

After installing your Linux OS on your unmanaged virtual private server, say, with Linode, Slicehost or others, you may be wondering, “How do I access it, securely & easily?!”

If you're using Windows locally, here's how, in under 5 minutes.

Not only that. Using PuTTY and read more →

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Video How-to: 10 Tips To Make WordPress Hack-Proof

secure wordpress image

UPDATE: Sept 2013

This post has turned into a site, possibly the most complete WordPress security site ever produced.

Featuring hundreds of tutorials & forums, check it out: wpCop: Secure WordPress. Properly.

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Securing WordPress isn't this easy!

Yeah, sorry to break it to you but, having spent the last couple of years immersed ...

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15 Ways to Protest About Facebook’s Content Scraping Strategy

Facebook copyright protest image

So, what's the problem? Facebook's already about-faced, yeah? Your content is safe, huh? ‘Cos the debate about your content in Facebook's hands has been all over the blogoswhatnot, featured on webzines and buried down CNN's running order. It's Digged to death, done ‘n dusted?

Wrong.

If you saw any Facebook exec interviewed about this, the nuance is more about, “er, we'll have to educate our ...

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Facebook – Cool, huh! (Except They Want To Steal Your Content?)

facebook logo

If you use Facebook. And value your content and identity. You need to read this.

A few weeks ago I wrote a series of posts about online anonymity and safe surfing. There was a section about social networks. Apparently it wasn't big enough.

Facebook has gone a ...

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How to Surf Anonymously & Hide Your PC: Part 5 – Video How to: Set Up a Proxy

proxy server IP address list image

If you want to be anonymous in real life, buy a big coat. Online, and for your PC, it's more complex. Why do it? To shore up your identity, safeguard data, secure eCommerce and give peace of mind.

Better Anonymity with wpCop.com

UPDATE: Feb 2013

This guide is old. The theory is good but the ...

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How to Surf Anonymously & Hide Your PC: Part 4 – Controlling Javascript

authentication keys image

If you want to be anonymous in real life, buy a big coat. Online, and for your PC, it's more complex. Why do it? To shore up your identity, safeguard data, secure eCommerce and give peace of mind.

Better Anonymity with wpCop.com

UPDATE: Feb 2013

This guide is old. The theory is good but the practise is worn.

For ...

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How to Surf Anonymously & Hide Your PC: Part 3 – How to Set Cookies

Examining stored cookies

If you want to be anonymous in real life, buy a big coat. Online, and for your PC, it's more complex. Why do it? To shore up your identity, safeguard data, secure eCommerce and give peace of mind.

Better Anonymity with wpCop.com

UPDATE: Feb 2013

This guide is old. The theory is good but the practise is worn.

For ...

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How to Surf Anonymously & Hide Your PC: Part 2 – 21 Tips to Surf Safe

Facebook privacy settings image

If you want to be anonymous in real life, buy a big coat. Online, and for your PC, it's more complex. Why do it? To shore up your identity, safeguard data, secure eCommerce and give peace of mind.

Better Anonymity with wpCop.com

UPDATE: Feb 2013

This guide is old. The theory is good but the practise is ...

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