security

How to remove "Connection Information" requirement on localhost install of WP on MACOSX

I’ve just installed XAMPP on Mac OSX and when trying to install a theme or plugin in WP admin, I’m getting this screen. I’ve never gotten[...]

Prevent access or auto-delete readme.html, license.txt, wp-config-sample.php

Just a quick question that might help a tad bit with security. I noticed that the readme.html file has the version number listed. It reappears after each[...]

Fosshub Compromised

http://www.ghacks.net/2016/08/03/att…s-compromised/ ^(http://www.netaksharee.com/goto/http://www.ghacks.net/2016/08/03/attention-fosshub-downloads-compromised/) Some[...]

Debian and Tor Services available as Onion Services

August 1st, 2016 "We, the Debian project and the Tor project are enabling Tor onion services for several of our sites. These sites can now be reached[...]

Tor 0.2.8.6 is released! (August 2nd, 2016)

"Tor 0.2.8.6 has been released! You can download the source from the Tor website. Packages should be available over the next week or so. Tor 0.2.8.6[...]

Tor Browser 6.0.3 is released (August 2nd, 2016)

https://www.torproject.org/download/download-easy.html ^(http://www.netaksharee.com/goto/https://www.torproject.org/download/download-easy.html) https://www.torproject.org/dist/torbrowser/6.0.3/[...]

Tails Linux 2.5 is out (Aug 2, 2016)

= Announcements: https://tails.boum.org/news/version_2.5/index.en.html ^(http://www.netaksharee.com/goto/https://tails.boum.org/news/version_2.5/index.en.html) https://twitter.com/Tails_live/statu…16381905448968[...]

Amazon Web service

If this isnt the right area, please move or delete Looking into amazon web services but unsure about how secure it is. They offer some basic security for[...]

Wireless keyboard sniffing security threat

Saw a news story yesterday: Security Flaw In Wireless Keyboards Exposes Millions To Possible Identity Theft ^(http://www.netaksharee.com/goto/http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2016/07/26/security-flaw-in-wireless-keyboards-exposing-millions-to-possible-identity-theft/) Implicated[...]

apparently IPbanned from Fatwallet, for no good reason? Fixed? (Temp?)

Code: We're sorry! Your access to this site is prohibited. In order to prevent unauthorized connections, your access to this site has been blocked temporarily.[...]