TCP Hijacking Understanding and preventing TCP attacks

Sep 01, 2005

It is quite easy to take a TCP connection down using a RST attack, and this risk increases with applications that need long-term connections, such as VPNs, DNS zone transfers, and BGP. We’ll describe how a TCP attack can happen, and we’ll show you some simple techniques for protecting your network.

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Shorewall Configuring Netfilter/iptables with Shorewall

Jan 01, 2005

When users think about their workstations at home, they often forget about security. But danger is out there,waiting to pounce on the unsuspecting. Shorewall helps everyday Linux users keep the intruders away.

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Firewalls Intro Firewalls for the everyday

Jan 01, 2005

Firewalls are becoming evermore sophisticated. Luckily, the tools for managing firewalls are becoming simpler and more accessible for ordinary users

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