Posts Tagged ‘security’

Opening up a port with IPTables

Friday, February 18th, 2011

After a lot of hair pulling and swearing I just managed to open up a new port (8090) on a Ubuntu server for the first time. The IPTables HowTo is a good document but below I have condensed the pertinent information you need if you just want to open up a port.... Read More

Hardening the Joomla hacks

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

I’m wrapping up the Joomla work here so it’s time to talk a bit about security. There are two main issues, sanitizing GET and POST and making sure people who are not supposed to call certain methods can’t do so. ... Read More