Installing & Configuring Brute Force Detection on Linux

BFD is a modular shell script for parsing applicable logs and checking for authentication failures. There is not much complexity or detail to BFD yet and likewise it is very straight-forward in its installation, configuration and usage. The reason behind BFD is very simple; the fact there is little to no authentication and brute force […]

Automatically Logout SSH Users after a period of inactivity

You can improve your server security by enforcing SSH timeout so users will be automatically log out after a period of inactivity.  Administrators can easily enforce the timeout on SSH clients by simply changing ClientAliveInterval value and restaring the sshd daemon for the changes to take place. 1) Edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config2) Set ClientAliveInterval to 5 minutes […]

Enable Remote RDP (Registry & Firewall)

1) Run mmc.exe and add snap-in Computer Management and select target PC.2) Under services enable Remote Registry3) Run RegeditSelect File –> Connect Network registryEnter the name of the remote computer and select Check NameAt the bottom of the registry tree you will see 2 Hives appearHkey_Local_Machine and Hkey_Users (under the remote computer’s name)Goto hklmsystemcurrentcontrolsetcontrolterminal serverFdenyTSConnections=1Change […]

SQL Server 2005 Remote Connectivity

Enable remote named pipe or tcp: All programs -> Microsoft SQL Server 2005 -> Configuration Tools -> SQL Server Surface Area Configuration -> Configuration for Services and Connections -> Remote Connections, choose either enable TCP or Named Pipe or both. Open Firewall TCP Port 1433 for SQL Database Engine. Open Firewall UDP Port 1434 for […]

RichCopy – RoboCopy GUI (sort of) by Microsoft

RichCopy is a free utility from Ken Tamaru of Microsoft. The tool was first developed in 2001 and has been updated regularly to keep pace with evolving needs.  Worthy of note is that RichCopy is a multithreaded copying tool. That means that rather than copying one file at a time in serial order, RichCopy can […]

Tiger Woods & Elin Nordegren latest family portrait

This is what happens when you piss off a hot wife by cheating!  Tiger Woods is a great guy, but he’s still human.  Can’t blame Elin Nordegren for beating the crap out of him. Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren have been married for five years and have two children. The Angry Wife Golf Club Guide

The Angry Wife Golf Club Guide

Most people assume that Elin Nordegren (Tiger Woods’ wife) randomly chose a club to allegedly beat him with. That’s not so. In fact, she (allegedly) chose the perfect club to fit the crime. So to help all you married golfers out there, please refer to this handy guide. (click to enlarge) Tiger Woods & Elin […]