April 18, 2010

I wanted to increase my security skills by setting up my own honeypot and inspecting the results. A honeypot is a computer setup for the purpose of luring a hacker away from valuable resources. I started my honeypot with Apache, Mysql, PHP, SSH, and Postfix. I setup a simple WordPress installation and the ability to […]


SSH Tunneling

June 16, 2009
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A friend of mine was using unencrypted wireless for his laptop’s internet access. He asked me if I could help to somehow allow the unencrypted access to continue, but to secure the data. I suggested SSH tunneling. This is the process of sending all of the web browsing traffic through a SSH connection. This way […]