Example Certificate I will be using the following certificate for the following examples: -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- MIICLTCCAbOgAwIBAgIDAYagMAoGCCqGSM49BAMEME0xCzAJBgNVBAYTAlVTMScw JQYDVQQKDB5UZXN0IENoYW1iZXIgMTMgVHJ1c3QgU2VydmljZXMxFTATBgNVBAMM DFRDMTMgUm9vdCBSMTAgFw0xOTAxMDEwMDAwMDBaGA8yMDUwMDEwMTAwMDAwMFow TTELMAkGA1UEBhMCVVMxJzAlBgNVBAoMHlRlc3QgQ2hhbWJlciAxMyBUcnVzdCBT ZXJ2aWNlczEVMBMGA1UEAwwMVEMxMyBSb290IFIxMHYwEAYHKoZIzj0CAQYFK4EE ACIDYgAE8+/J1ECc0VHxTtGXFLnHJ3NGZ2SW38pp9wI58L5EQbHRL
Recent news indicates that the NSA has the ability to break some encryption by way of performing large computations against the pool of commonly used prime numbers used during the Diffie-Hellman key exchange. With this information it is possible to obtain the private key and therefore decrypt all communication between
I love PuTTY, it is by FAR the most used programs on my terminal, but recent threats [http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/check-your-sources-trojanized-open-source-ssh-software-used-steal-information] have made me a little nervous about downloading a 64-bit version from an untrusted source. The source I trust [https://blog.splunk.net/64bit-putty/] is not
Full credit for this command line fu goes to Kevin Goodman [//blog.colovirt.com/] and his article with the same name [//blog.colovirt.com/2009/01/07/linux-generating-strong-passwords-using-randomurandom/] . I highly suggest you read his blog post as I don't feel comfortable copy/pasting some one elses hard work.
First lets define entropy for the non geeky. > “A thermodynamic quantity representing the unavailability of a system’s thermal energy for conversion into mechanical work, often interpreted as the degree of disorder or randomness in the system.” If you’re thinking “What?” you’re not alone. Simply put, entropy
SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) is a technology included in most hard drives today. You can take advantage of this technology to determine and test for hard drive failure on running systems. Almost all linux distributions systems include the smartmontools package. (I say almost because its impossible to be
Tired of having your mailbox crammed with unsolicited mail, including preapproved credit card applications? Fed up with getting telemarketing calls just as you’re sitting down to dinner? Fuming that your email inbox is chock-full of unsolicited advertising? The good news is that you can cut down on the number
A bill written by Illinois Rep. La Shawn K. Ford that prohibits Illinois employers from demanding social network user credential for potential employees is in the early stages of becoming law. With this law in place applicants would be able to file suit against any potential employer if they required