Unfortunately, TLS has been plagued by several vulnerabilities in recent years, making every HTTPS connection potentially unsafe.
In this article I’ll show you how to get the Grade A+ on SSLLabs (https://www.ssllabs.com/) through the appropriate use of GnuTLS Priorities.
Continue reading GnuTLS Priorities 2015
I’ve always used Fedora, basically since it was RedHat 7.0 … However, from that time until now, it has changed a lot.
Continue reading Detox Fedora 19/20/21
Since several years, we have faced a “transparency campaign” on cryptography. That means that the cipher announces itself as an “encrypted container”. This suppose a serious risk by exposing you to a rubber-hose attack.
LUKS (Linux Unified Key Setup) which is used by common Linux distributions is not the exception. But there is a hope to provide some kind of privacy.
Continue reading LUKS: Plausible deniability on crypto containers
Linux have a set of many nice applications that could fit and run on your android device.
You can install ubuntu trusty on your android by creating an special partition on your external sdcard and installing the base system there. ** Your phone must be rooted ** preferable with cyanogenmod 11.
Continue reading Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 on your Android
I developed an openvpn flasheable installer package for android. This OpenVPN, unlike others in the play store, have the capability to run entirely from a command line based interface. This option was included on CM10.2 but they have dropped it on CM11. Now you can use it again:
One of the most serious problems using threads is the resource sharing, mutual exclusion locking and race conditions.
Continue reading C/C++ P-thread Code Safety – Avoiding Race Conditions
Now Fedora comes with “PackageKit”, a graphical tool for automated updates. However, the packagekit updates need the approval from the user and also a graphical interface.
Continue reading How to activate automatic updates on Fedora 9-17
Fedora 11 was released on date June 9, 2009 after a lot of delays caused by bugs in the installer. This new version of fedora is one of the best releases from fedora 1.
The main features are:
- 20 seconds boot
- EXT4 used by default
- Finger print reader capacity enabled on gdm and screen savers
- Fixes on QEMU and KVM integration
- Kernel 2.6.29 with 2.6.30 backport
- Realtime kernel feature, less battery consumption!
- AES-256 use with XTS-256 by default for whole hard drive cypher
- Yum presto (Delta RPMS)
- Per application independent volume control
- DNS Security
- Less memory consumption
- KDE 4.2 (Available from fedora 9 in updates)
- Firefox 3.5
Next… a review of these features…
Continue reading Fedora 11 Review
This guide will enable you to configure your nvidia card on fedora 11 with 3d acceleration (64bit-version)
Continue reading Installing NVIDIA on Fedora 11
Fedora, and some others Linux distributions doesn’t provide you any simple way to setup the cypher properties on root filesystem.
Here, we will provide you enough information about the cypher process on fedora and one technique to speed up and/or secure up the cypher using XTS instead CBC-ESSIV
Continue reading Speeding up or Securing up the Encrypted Root Filesystem on Fedora 10