Firefox Monitor

I’m quite happy with my initial use of Firefox Monitor. I’ve recommended it to family, friend, co-workers. I recommend signing up for continuous monitoring. Anyone who has had a password compromise should consider that password and permutations there-of to be public knowledge. https://monitor.firefox.com/ For me the near constant data breaches we’ve seen in recent months …

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Blocking Countries By IP

This is not exactly the best strategy given that malicious actors probably have access to IP addresses from other countries. I was asked to research this and this is what I found. Major IP Addresses Blocks By Country Block Visitors by Country Using Firewall https://www.countryipblocks.net/country_selection.php 8 Ways to Block Visitors to Your Website by Country …

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MTA for linux systems

I’ve mostly been using msmtp as a mail transport agent on my linux systems but I wanted to review what was available: nullmailer – 2.1 released 2017-Oct, nullmailer on github msmtp: 1.6.6 released 2016-Nov, msmtp on sourceforge dma – 0.11 released 2016-Feb, dma on github ssmtp – unmaintained esmtp – unmaintained My preference is something hosted on github …

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Amazon’s new TLS library

s2n source s2n announcement I’m liking what I see, good design principles, aiming for simplicity and reviewability. I would not be surprised to see this become a huge success as people eschew the extra functionality of OpenSSL (and others) in favor of software with less security risk. Amazon’s backing is likely to propel s2n over …

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