Category: Linux

Linux Security

Protect your identity from SSH servers

Recently I came across a tweet that highlighted a serious privacy issue related to SSH servers and online services that publish user information in public domain without having to explicitly take permission from users. Added a OpenSSH roaming vuln test to the whoami server $ ssh https://t.co/MSn1TEQGTs (code: https://t.co/HMIH00CxHg) pic.twitter.com/9tolWWvXZJ — Filippo Valsorda (@FiloSottile) January […]

Linux

Organizing Media files on Linux

Recently I was doing some cleanup on my Dropbox account, and I found that some folders (especially “Camera Uploads”) had like a million unorganized images and video files that were auto uploaded from my mobile phone and other devices. Unfortunately Dropbox doesn’t automatically organize these files in date folders or even gives you an option […]

Linux Security

Sharing VPN connection on Linux

Most VPN servers allow a single remote session per user, which is all you need most of the times. But sometimes it is necessary to connect multiple devices to the VPN server; but using a single user account it is impossible if the server doesn’t allow it. There is a way around this problem by sharing the […]

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