Everything you need to know to become a security expert

Article by Giuseppe Sanna Do you know what you should do to stay away from viruses, bruteforce and all these bad things? There are three possibilities. First, we could not buy a computer or, if you really want to buy it, do not turn it on! or as a last resort (but far less secure) [...]

Burn CD/DVD/BluRay on Linux with Silicon Empire

Thank to Gabriele, who in addition to the time he spends for his UbuBox SalentOS he finds and post also some great tools for Linux on his blog Gmstyle . Today we’ll take a look at Silicon Empire a software that can help us in all our Burning operations. Silicon Empire is set of tools [...]

Protect Linux from cold boot attacks with TRESOR

While reading an interesting Blog I discovered a new treasure: TRESOR, in short TRESOR is a secure implementation of AES which is resistant against cold boot attacks and other attacks on main memory. If like me you wonder what a cold boot attack is, Princeton University can help us : Contrary to popular assumption, DRAMs [...]

Email on shutdown and restart (Linux)

For a customer i was in need of a quick way to send an email every time his system (centos) stop, reboot or simply boot. I’ve found an useful article http://www.syntaxtechnology.com and most of this article is based on that. To get an email at both start up and shut down we need to write [...]

eBook “The Linux Command Line”, a complete guide to using the command line

William E. Shotts, Jr., published a few years ago a useful ebook entitled “The Linux Command Line”, a guide to learn and know more about the Command Line Interface (CLI) on GNU / Linux. The ebook is still available for download and is released under a Creative Commons license. Although most distributions have graphical environments [...]