Tag Archive: Security

Mar 27 2009

Secure Open Directories


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By default, most ISP hosted Apache web server accounts do not prevent file indexing when a user navigates into a folder location missing a default index page. Why is this bad? For starters, it provides a quick and dirty method for determining your server/mod/plugin versions and install directory structure. Script Kiddie 101 stuff. A quick …

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Aug 14 2008

Skip Airport Security?


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Well not really but last night as I was walking with Mel & Maddie through the Atlanta airport, I noticed a kiosk by the Delta check-in area that was promoting some sort of new service for frequent flyer’s (or anybody really). I’m a sucker for anything technical especially when it incorporates super secret squirrel stuff …

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