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Month: October 2015

funny man page: mkpasswd

Taken from the Man page of mkpasswd (SuSE SLES 11.2):

Not mentioned by author Marco d’Itri that this tool has only five command line…

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WordPress: Bruteforce-Defence using .htaccess

Everyone owning a wordpress installation will know plugins like LoginSecuritySolution, which will send emails in case of ongoing brute force attacks. The problem is that your login names are not being hidden from attackers. But with a simple .htaccess modification you can protect your blog from these kind of attacks easily. The following recommendations are neither complete nor bullet-proof, but will allow to block about 98% of the most common attacks. All you need to do is to modify your .htaccess file slightly.

Polizeiabsperrung - Karl-Heinz Laube / pixelio.de
Polizeiabsperrung – Karl-Heinz Laube / pixelio.de

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