Tag Archives: Security

Raspberry Pi / Devuan with OverlayFS Write Protection

How to make a more locked down Raspberry Pi with much lower rates of “wear” on the u-SD card and with read-only system file spaces (that blocks many kinds of attacks), while providing a user account that sheds cookies, trackers, beacons, and all manner of crap as soon as you log out and reboot. Continue reading

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System Cracking Warez – A Conference Video

A nice 1 hour video from Black Hat Asia 2019 showing off a very complete Systems Cracking Tool Kit. Then my comments on why things like Black Hat Conference matter. Continue reading

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MariaDB (MySQL) Login Failure New Install Fix

New installs of MariaDB will NOT follow the common posted everywhere script and leave you locked out of the database system without the normal password setting command able to fix it. There is a simple way past that, once you find it… Continue reading

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A Rather Good Presentation On The Dark Web

A TED talk that explains what the Dark Web really is, why it isn’t bad as portrayed by the media, and why it is essential for our privacy and security in the future. Continue reading

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