Tag archives for security

How to create a master password list on Linux

In this article I’ll show how to set up a secure master password list on Linux, without depending on any external services. Due to the recent break-in at LinkedIn, with 6.5 million passwords stolen and published, everyone is now probably aware that it’s a smart idea to take your password policy a bit seriously. With […]

How to setup Windows filesharing over SSH

If you have a Linux file server you know how easy it is to access its files from Windows clients; just install Samba on the Linux server and you can connect using Windows file sharing (Netbios / CIFS / SMB). Unfortunately this simple setup cannot be used by itself to access files remotely over the […]

How to recover a hacked World of Warcraft account

Perhaps you received an email from Blizzard saying “Battle.net Account Locked – Action Required”. Perhaps you are missing items or gold from one of your characters. Whatever the reason, at some point it’s a good idea to check and beef up the security of your World of Warcraft account. This article will help you dial […]