security

Using Pi-Hole to neuter JS Crypto threat

I do not know how I have gone this long without hugely extolling the virtues of Pi-Hole. It is great....

‘COULD NOT MOUNT’ errors with Dell Firmware update image on USB

Updating the firmware on Dell PowerEdge server from downloaded images to USB failing. The errors output to the screen regarding...

Xen and the mysterious meltdown vulnerability

Oh, oh dear. Well, that is not the best. I had just updated the Meltdown and Spectre checker script I...

THIS is why we cannot have nice things.

Another morning. Another interaction with a third party. They have some high-value trigger words for me in their domain name....

CentOS7 now booting on Xen

The fallout from Spectre and Meltdown continue to plague me … us… all. Today saw a group of firmware /...

Fix CentOS VM not booting after recent patch

I am seeing CloudLinux7, and CentOS7 Virtual Machines patched to the latest kernel versions not booting on Xen based OnApp...

Initial Fallout Spectre/Meltdown

  End of business¬†Friday 5h January – the state of Kernels looked a little like this with a quick eyeball...

Spectre & Meltdown

Spectre and Meltdown are names that have been coined to cover a family of vulnerabilities that manifest themselves in design...

Further adventures in Plesk, Comodo, & mod_security

Further issues today with Plesk, Web Application Firewall (mod_security on Apache2) and also looks specific to the Comodo ruleset. This...

uk-4.pw

What is in a domain name? Take this one for example. Innocuous enough isn’t it. Today I had cause to...

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