Two-factor SSH authentication via Google secures Linux logins

Last week's TechMail was Two-factor SSH authentication via Google secures Linux logins which talks about using Google two-factor authentication with SSH (and PAM in general). I really like it and it works quite well although the comments in the TechMail indicate another option called Duo for two-factor authentication that sounds …

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Towards responsible disclosure

This week was interesting, dealing with the supposed "OpenSSH 0day" vulnerability stuff... rumours, innuendo, strange logs and packet capture files... it made for a long week trying to keep an eye on this and sort fact from fiction. Instead of focusing on the issue itself like other blogs and news …

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Use encrypted filesystems with Linux Logical Volume Manager

This week's TechMail is Use encrypted filesystems with Linux Logical Volume Manager which discusses how to setup LVM with encryption right at install-time. I'm finding for myself that having information, particularly on laptops, encrypted is becoming increasingly important to me. The nice thing with LVM and having the entire drive …

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