Find and Disable Insecure Services on Linux

Insecure Services on Linux The world has changed a lot in the last era, especially when it comes to computing. This applies also to the services we run on our Linux systems. Some of these services (like rlogin), were previously the defacto tools to do administration. Now they are considered to be bad and insecure. What makes a service insecure? Services can become insecure when they have characteristics like: No (or weak) authentication No (or weak) encryption Insecure protocols Running as […]

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How to Promote your Open Source Project

How to Promote your Open Source Project Nowadays it is easy to start an open source project. People over the world start new projects daily, as can be seen on the popular site GitHub. Unfortunately, many of these projects simply don’t get traction and end up as inactive ideas on the web. Traction is everything Traction in software projects is similar to speeding up a car. If you give too much gas, you might end at undesired places, too little and it takes too […]

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