security Archive

[Case Study] Hacking the funnels (part 2)

I’ve already covered a lot of stuff through the previous post, however there’s some stuff left to take into consideration. Stuff that’s commercial but offered for free elsewhere. First and foremost, if you do proper research you can get paid items for free. Let’s take the Lumieres theme for example which can be obtained here

A few things about (in)security

A lot of folks have been praising a series of newly released apps and tools as well as online platforms and used words such as “secure” to describe them and reference them as bulletproof against eavesdropping. However all of them are meant to give a false feeling of security because every single app or platform is

SSH honeypot on Debian with Kippo

I had an idle cloud server from and I decided at some point to setup a honeypot on it. So I started with SSH and found this tutorial on Kippo which is outdated and because it’s only partly useful I’ve decided to write my own installation tutorial for those willing to install Kippo on

IP blocks have become useless

I keep seeing posts on forums and also getting support requests that reference adding manual IP blocks although doing so is obsolete and useless. Ever since the botnets started to be a thing and the IP allocation space increased just to be nearly maxed out today it was pretty clear that blocking IP’s by hand

Basic security tips for Sentora

It’s pretty common for people to consider Sentora as an insecure control panel just based on the fact that it runs on port 80 while other panels run a separate webserver and thus use a different port. However, running a separate webserver for the control panel only has it’s cost and that cost is taken