308 response code – redirection and messing with daemons…

This post is part of the “.htaccess redirection fun with mod_rewrite” series. The most useful feature of .htaccess and mod_rewrite, in the opinion of this author, is redirection. Redirection is identified to a browser by response code 308. By redirection we mean mapping any URI into any other URI. Response code 308 is the redirection… Continue reading 308 response code – redirection and messing with daemons…

.htaccess redirection fun with mod_rewrite

For the holidays, I decided to gift readers with a series of some useful but fun posts titled “.htaccess redirection fun with mod_rewrite“. The series is dedicated to the fun you can have with Apache redirection while keeping tight security of your website. Though not for the faint of heart, one can have fun toying… Continue reading .htaccess redirection fun with mod_rewrite

Log4J Quick Test

Hi Folks, This just in from Canonical. The following two commands are to be run in a terminal window, and they check the vulnerability of your system/server to the respective CVE: $ sudo ua fix CVE-2021-44228 $ sudo ua fix CVE-2021-45046 Ideally you want the result: CVE-2021-45046: Apache Log4j 2 vulnerability https://ubuntu.com/security/CVE-2021-45046 No affected packages… Continue reading Log4J Quick Test

Log4Shell Wild West

Hi Folks, Patch those servers! I’ve had hundreds of attacks today, currently at least 100 IP addresses being blocked actively by automated defenses. That has resulted in a great set of malicious IP addresses to probe at a later date. Keep up the contribution of IP address, and I’ll post those some time in the… Continue reading Log4Shell Wild West