Harden CentOS 7 security, easy steps

Harden Centos 7 security

This is a post about how to harden CentOS 7 security. Everyone should know that the default configuration on almost any Linux server distribution is not really very secure. With a 22 SSH port you will get loads of incorrect login attempts. Why? The answer has only four letter and that is BOTS. Have your remote root login enabled, SSH key disabled and a crappy password, I promise your server will be hacked in the next 24 hours and it’ll be spamming, DoS:ing or mining crypto. If you’re interested in…

The Fact of Ransomware

Ransomware

This article addresses some brief explanation about Ransomware type malware, common prevention suggestions, and possible effective solutions. Ransomware is a special type of malware. The majority of Ransomware relies on some kind of social engineering such as luring the user of the system to perform some form of action. It could be anything from visiting a web page to executing programs that come as deceptive attachments in emails. The strategy is convincing the target that paying necessary fees a solution. Crypto ransomware is the version of Ransomware that encrypts as…