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It is incredibly easy to add a malicious components (malware) to DMG files,  uploading them to file sharing websites like sourceforge.net, & infecting computers on a mass scale.  SHA checksum is added to DMG files like TransmissionBT1, & Handbrake.fr2 to detect file tampering. How to check SHA checksums: In terminal, find the file…(Read More)

SSH into your VPS host: ssh root@IP sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install binutils libreadline5 libruby1.8 ruby ruby1.8 ssl-cert unhide.rb mailutils Once it has finished downloaded, extract the files and enter the resulting directory: tar xzvf rkhunter* cd rkhunter* Install RKHunter: sudo ./installer.sh Initial Test Runs The…(Read More)

Just saw an article I would like to read, but I noticed it was set up that you had to give all of your information to the business. Normally, I don’t mind, but this time I found how much I had to give away (personal information) wasn’t worth the skimming I’d most…(Read More)

Saving your Data

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Spending some time at the cottage has led me to realize I can burn through 12GB of data really fast. Here are 6 ways to save data at the cottage, when traveling abroad, or on poor bandwidth connections: 1. Ditch News & Magazine styled websites, alternatively, use Twitter to keep up-to-date 2. Install…(Read More)

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