Secure your machines, now

Ukraine War brings pain, blood and a lot of human losses.

Ukraine War brings also a spike in cyber attacks, perhaps because Russian is using it like a weapon to destabilize Europe and Ukraine.

In this scenario, it is crucial to enforce your security protocols.
My Company started to install a Microsoft extension to remove admin access to all employs laptop, and installed a new set of anti-malware services.

I have started to phase out all my home services and “lock down” my home network.
Also I am considering to move to a “docker-based setup” to simplify upgrade of my applications

For instance, instead of upgrading MySQL, I install a fresh copy of the latest docker image from time to time.

If you have a WordPress site, remove all unused plugins, unused themes and also plan to install fail2ban to reduce a bit your attack surface.