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February 21, 2017
by sjvn01
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Draft law to require warrants for border device searches

If you, an American citizen who can trace his or her ancestry to the Mayflower, return home from a trip abroad, US border agents can take your phone, tablet, or tablet — and demand you open its data to them. … Continue reading

December 28, 2016
by sjvn01
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How to Use Fail2Ban to Blunt Brute-force Attacks

WordFence, the WordPress security plugin company, tells me that unsophisticated brute-force attacks have doubled in the past three weeks. While WordFence can help keep your WordPress instances up and running, your server is still getting mauled. What can you do … Continue reading