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alternative to old truecrypt is Veracrypt. Supposedly continuing where truecrypt left off. As Veracrypt can encrypt folders, you can have a LUKS volume with a Veracryt container with your photos of the president's wife naked, and they probably won't get to them. However, since the government pays Intel for backdoors into your PC with the firmware chips, who ...


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No you are not. They are all run in a different wineprefix (Minimal Windows system) and if anything goes wrong only the wineprefix will be changed. You can just remove and reinstall the wineprefix.


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The best way (my opinion) is to use a different user for apache (www-data, apache) and use the following method: create an FTP location that has the subdirectories of your website. Chroot this location. For traceability I would use different users if there is more than 1. setup a cronjob (/etc/crontab with the apache user as the one executing this) with a ...


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Running untrusted software as a new user is a good start, but it may not be enough. A lot of files and devices you may consider sensitive are world-readable. Even as an unprivileged user, you can extract a lot of information out of a system (typically you can read /etc for a start). You may not have your own stuff configured properly. For instance, have ...


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Using dd it sounds like you're copying the whole drive every time, 4min is fast but still probably a ton of unnecessary copying. Why not only copy changed files, from the mounted / decrypted drive? An rsync style backup script or program probably exists, or track files modified or changed (crc, md5, etc) with your own script/program. Should be a lot faster &...


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You may want to investigate how some common encryption schemes like AES work, keys are actually 16 to 64 bytes (maybe 256 or 512?). Having a 10 billion byte passphrase won't really add anything except confusion for you. Also consider that if a government is investigating you, they could search every device & drive you have anywhere (house, car, work, ...


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The most popular free Linux security camera software I know of is Zoneminder. This can be installed in Ubuntu by running a single command: sudo apt install zoneminder A less-sophisticated alternative that works with webcams is Motion (sudo apt install motion) Another option would be a proprietary solution, such as Bluecherry. There may be others out there, ...


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Can yoy not press Ctrl + F5 like you can for chrome.


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Official Mozilla Support Answer Mozilla has a support document for this particular question. The document offers additional information - so it is worth a look. It also says that clicking the Clear Now button could take an unknown amount of time to clear all the caches (and it does clear all of them including the memory cache you want to clear) because ...


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you can also try a SAAS solution for managing iptables -> https://www.efw.io/Forum it can do AWS cloud integration also.


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The act of encrypting also implies you have to abide by the rules set for encrypting. One of those rules is: NO automatic login. Your password is required to unwrap the mount pass phrase used to decrypt your home. If you want automatic login: remove the encryption. I don't see the "Asked on Login" option, so this menu has presumably changed since 13.04. ...


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My approach to SSH hardening is... complex. The following items are in terms of how I do it, from the edge-most border of my network(s) to the servers themselves. Border-level filtering of traffic through IDS/IPS with known service scanners and signatures in the blocklist. I achieve this with Snort via my border firewall (this is my approach, a pfSense ...


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From doing a quick search, I think the answer is that Ubuntu does not actually have a guest account, it uses a "guest session". Guest sessions cannot make any real changes to a system, so if you log on and try to save a file to the sessions home directory, when you log out, those files are removed. You can almost think of a guest session as a live USB/CD ...


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You can't protect your data if it's not encrypted, but you can protect root user. When anyone try to access your disk via recovery mode, she/he needs password. set root password sudo passwd root #set new password for user named root test root access su


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My question would be a what is the upside? You cannot upgrade from 15.10 to 16.10 directly. If the upgrade is something you don't want to do because you are afraid of maybe breaking something, the LTS version would be the better option due to its longer support. But as the others wrote, as long as you are careful and don't run services (or even better ...


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You would be safe from viruses and malware, since anti-virus software is 3rd party and you would still be able to update them since the companies that made the software will keep providing you with new virus definitions. But....There are a lot of Linux black-hats out there who would just love to hack into your computer. And because Canonical will no longer ...


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First, try disabling it in the BIOS. You might want to Google "how to disable hardware in {your computer's model name} bios" and then disable the "internal webcam" or something like that. If you can't get that to work, just cover it up. Source: http://www.howtogeek.com/210921/how-to-disable-your-webcam-and-why-you-should/


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Today, I installed the new update and the fade issue when the timeout is set to 1 minute has been resolved. Now when set to one minute, the screen fades out and then locks. Giving you time to deactivate the fade/lock if you want to. Great work guys, thanks for including this in the latest release.


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Disable the webcam kernel module: modprobe -r uvcvideo uvcvideo is the most common module name. If not found, check lsmod | grep uvcv and you'll get the module name. This will disable it for this session. To make it permanent, add blacklist + module name to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf. (Like blacklist uvcvideo)


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Another foolproof solution that wouldn't work for everyone: Open the laptop up, and unplug the webcam. Use an external webcam instead, pluggin it in only as required. I actually did this in the opposite order as the internal webcam was poor quality and I didn't want it on the same angle as the screen.


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