A good friend of a coworker posted about a new android app called Faceniff. It will sniff traffic on the current wireless network for passwords – just like Firesheep. Except it runs on an android-powered device. Check it out here
Posts Tagged: encryption
I’ve recently switched to using Chromium as my default browser in Ubuntu. I have a personal certificate provided by StartSSL that is actually required to log in to my StartSSL Control panel. When I went to import my certificate to Chromium, I was redirected to this not so intuitive page: http://code.google.com/p/chromium/wiki/LinuxCertManagement Awesome! Another manual procedure for Linux… Read more »
So you’ve got yourself a nice fancy server running Linux, but you want to make sure access to your server is secure as possible. What do you do? Easy – configure your server to use key-based authentication. First off, you need to generate yourself a keypair. Each computer that you will use to access your… Read more »
This solution will provide a virtual hosting solution using Virtual Name-Based Apache, and vsftpd with virtual users and forced SSL Connections. EDIT: I changed the VSFTPD daemon to run as www-data instead so the virtual directories could be written to by apache. First, we must install the necessary packages: apt-get update apt-get install vsftpd mysql-server… Read more »
Came across http://www.startssl.com. Actually, was referred by a co-worker. They offer free SSL certificates, as well as S/Mime. Only browsers that I’ve tested so far that does not have their root certificate installed are Opera and Konqueror. Haven’t found any other issues thus far.