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OSSEC is a popular host-based intrusion detection system (HIDS). One of the factors driving OSSEC’s popularity is that it is an open-source project, meaning that it’s available at no cost. Able to run on Windows, Linux, MacOS, Solaris, HP-UX and AIX, OSSEC is a HIDS that nearly everyone can take… Read More

What is DDoS?

 

We’ve all been there – that moment when your server’s traffic figures begin to spike. The steady rise in volume for what can feel like days with no sign of slowing down. Phone calls start coming in – customers having problems with your website. The server’s load time steadily inches… Read More

How to install NCurses on CentOS 6

 

We’ve all, at some point, needed to check our disk usage. If it was on your desktop PC or laptop running OS X or Windows then it’s fairly simple to do. However when all you’ve got to hand is… Read More