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DoS (Denial of Service) attacks against Web services make them unavailable for legitimate users, affecting the website owner’s potential business. These involve intentional consumption …

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The two titans of the free software operating system arena, Fedora and Ubuntu, usually time their distribution releases a few days apart. This makes …

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Today’s businesses demand 24×7 uptime of IT infrastructure. To meet this need, a number of technologies are used, which include failover, clustering, redundant devices …

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This article details the best practices organisations can follow to strengthen their network monitoring procedures, and also talks about a few FOSS products that …

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This final article in the series consolidates information from the previous articles, looks at NMap’s future possibilities, and at the new tools from the …

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With the ever-expanding data requirements for Web applications, database administrators often configure security parameters at the OS and database layer. Unfortunately, administrators seldom consider …

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Networks play an important role in a sysadmin’s life. But have you ever wondered about the security of your network, or tried to find …

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In previous articles, we have studied NMap in great detail, including live scanning a firewall and verifying the recommendations. Now, it’s time to study …

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The previous article detailed methods to scan an IPCop-based firewall in a test environment. The scan output revealed several open ports, which could lead …

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After four articles on Nmap [1, 2, 3 & 4], which explained a number of command-line options for scan technique specification, target specification, port …