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A tale of awesomazing sandcastles

In March 2016, Lenovo started shipping the new Generation of its Thinkpad X1 Carbon series. For some time I was searching for a new Laptop, that fits my needs and finally boght the new thinkpad...

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12 Nov 2015

DNSSEC with bind9

So there is recently much going on for the topic DNSSEC. It helps to prevent man-in-the-middle attacks for dns requests. Quite controversial is if dnssec is the right protocol for securing the dns requests/responses. At the moment its the only solution for this usecase and good for use. this should...

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Fail2ban is a program, that can prevent brute force attempts to your server. Basically it counts failed login attempts and after given treshold is reached, it triggers an action, which usually is a ban for IP addresses.

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I wrote about how I made a dracut module for my yubikey under fedora. In the meantime it has gone a lot in the little project. To integrate my dracut module, I contacted eworm how to integrate it in his project.

Long story short, we improved the whole project, and now it works under linux with mki...

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Newly I have got a new Yubikey NEO with the Firmware-Version 3.3 which supports U2F + OTP and CCID at the same time! I’m now using it as a hardware token for 2 factor authentication on websites. I also thought about it, for what more i can use it. Open a LUKS Device at boottime would be really nic...

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