Malin Archive

TV & Reality (#1)

The newest TV series are full of bullshit when it comes to technology and the use of devices. For instance in NCSI Tim McGee was once doing traceroutes and directory listings under MSDOS and for the rest of the world he was “hacking” some other agency or a suspects PC. In CSI Cyber, probably the

Who saw this coming?

According to an article from ADSL Zone [ES], the HTTP/2 protocol has severe security flaws that put up to 85 million sites at risk. I must admit that I didn’t see this coming given that following extensive patches in the standard HTTP protocol you’d expect the next generation one to be much more secure. Fortunately

Install Froxlor on Debian Jessie

I’ve been dealing with this as I wanted to test out Froxlor as a control panel after going through VestaCP and Sentora so I wanted to share my experience and help out with additional indications given the fact that the official documentation is outdated and partially incorrect. So first things first. Install Debian Jessie using

It’s all about the money

It’s no secret that IT security is a business, a profitable one for some major players, however this does not justify the need to apply intrusive expiration notices roughly two weeks before the expiration: Over the past 4 hours Kaspersky had sent me 3 notices already informing me that my license is going to expire

Public geolocation is a threat

I wrote an article a while back on Securitate Informatica [RO] detailing how the exif data of a picture taken with a mobile device could expose the location and other sensitive data about someone and most importantly how risky all this information actually is. Unfortunately, these claims I made back then were proven justified as