Why you need to secure your Linux Servers

Do you need security for a linux server?

Whats the problem? In the current day and age anyone can build a Linux server. A Google search and a YouTube tutorial and suddenly you have a device that hosts a webpage. It is honestly amazing and it is wonderful to live in a time where anyone can learn about Linux and host a server within minutes. Do any of these tutorials tell you how to secure your server?   Very few of the tutorials I found  warned of the risk of not securing your device. Therefore I set out…

Hiring authors, write for us, get paid in bitcoins!

Hello everyone! As you see in the post title, we are hiring authors! You can start writing for us if you fill the following terms. Requirements You’re interested in IT. Your english grammar is as good as mine or better. Computer Bitcoin address(You can make one for free at blockchain.info) You know how to use WordPress or willing to self-learn Working internet connection What you’re not required Any experience at all To even tell your personal information, just nickname and bitcoin address I think that’s about it. Sounds good right?…

Upgrading Debian 8 “Jessie ” to Debian 9 “Stretch”

Upgrading Debian 8 "Jessie " to Debian 9 "Stretch"

Upgrading Debian 8 “Jessie ” to Debian 9 “Stretch” In this article, we will be upgrading Debian 8 “Jessie ” to Debian 9 “Stretch” by Linux command line. Method will work both, desktop and server systems. You might also want to read Debians “Whats new on Debian 9” article to make sure you really wanna do it. For example, in the update, Debian 9 will replace MySQL with MariaDB, there is more details about that and other stuff in this article. Now we should get to work and go for…

Configure sudo and add user to sudoers group on Debian

Configure sudo and add user to sudoers group on Debian

Configure sudo and add user to sudoers group on Debian In this article you will learn how to configure sudo and add user to sudoers group on Debian. This method will work both desktop and server versions of Debian. About sudo sudo is a program for Unix-like computer operating systems that allows users to run programs with the security privileges of another user, by default the superuser. It originally stood for “superuser do” as the older versions of sudo were designed to run commands only as the superuser. Source: Wikipedia…

Scan open ports with Nmap and install latest version of Nmap

scan open ports with nmap

Install latest version of Nmap and scan for open ports with Nmap Hello guys, in this tutorial I will explain how to install latest version of Nmap and scan open ports with nmap of a remote server or computer. Requirements – Linux – A Remote server or machine for scanning, I will be using Nmaps test server scanme.nmap.org Let’s do it. Installing latest Nmap version Head to Nmap download page and download the latest stable tarball. While writing this, the version is 7.50. Remember to change the version to command…

Cheap Europe VPS – As low as 1 euro a month

Cheap europe VPS

You will find a lot of VPS providers when searching the internet, most of them are very expensive. This time I will show you how to get cheap europe VPS with very low budget. From this site you will get a decent virtual server with many OS choices. When you select annual payments, you will only pay 0,99 eur/month for their lowest plan. Even with monthly payments, it is still only 1,99 eur/month. You can pay with credit card, paypal or bitcoins. Their servers are located in Europe, Lithuania. They…

How to install LAMP Stack on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

how to install lamp stack on ubuntu

A quick guide on “How to install LAMP Stack on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS [PHP, MYSQL, APACHE2] Done this yet? You should do it before you install LAMP stack on Ubuntu Ubuntu 16.04 VPS Setup Update your package list and install Apache2 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install apache2 Open up /etc/apache2/apache2.conf with your favorite text editor and set your Global ServerName sudo nano /etc/apache2/apache2.conf Add the following line somewhere to the file. ServerName your_domain or ip_address Save and close. Check for syntax errors and restart apache sudo apache2ctl configtest If…

Ubuntu 16.04 VPS Setup – Easy step by step guide

Ubuntu 16.04 VPS Setup

What to do after buying an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS? Ubuntu 16.04 VPS Setup Lets get to Ubuntu 16.04 VPS Setup. First of all of course, you should login to your server. With windows you can use PuTTy, with linux, open terminal and type in ssh [email protected]_server_ip After that, we will create a new user and add it to “sudoers” group so we do not have to use root. You should never login with root remotely because it is a great security risk for your server. Replace “yourusername” with the username…