Tag Archives: security

Removing sensitive data from your github repo ex-post

As you know, sometime Internet is a bad place (and not, I am not talking about Facebook :) There are “bots” which scans github repo in search of an AWS Keys or other similar api keys, mostly for installing spam … Continue reading
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Meltdown and Spectre Mitigation removal

Some time ago I stumbled upon this Hacker News discussion on how disable Spectre mitigation. (For what Meltdown and Spectre is, refer to this article on 2018) It is sad to say but my Intel NUC centrino was slowed down … Continue reading
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Fail2Ban

On these days I decided to tune a bit my new shiny linux server box. I started to set up fail2ban. I think fail2ban is very imporant nowadays because it is a good example of a tool for slowing down … Continue reading
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Meltdown and Spectre

Meltdown and Spectre are two big vulnearbilities found in Intel and AMD chips out of there. The vulenarbility is so huge it affects up to 1995 chips. On the raspberrypi, there is a very nice explanation of what Meltdown is. … Continue reading
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Cloud outrange… again

At Gioorgi.com we are not a true cloud fan, and reality is going on to collect proofs for us… On June 20, 2011, Dropbox had a serious security bug. It was possible to login to an account with “a wrong … Continue reading
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Why I am starting to avoid Facebook

Privacy is important: in the last days I have read the following on Slashdot: “A Facebook employee has given a tell-all interview with some very interesting things about Facebook's internals. Especially interesting are all the things relating to Facebook privacy. … Continue reading
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