Magento Security Scan is a free tool from Magento Commerce that can scan your Magento store for vulnerabilities on an ad-hoc, daily or weekly basis.
The “message of the day” (MOTD) is the text that outputs in the terminal as soon as you login to a linux server. Depending on the operating system, it can display version information or alerts that updates are available to install. Most servers will be configured with a disclaimer/warning about accessing systems you’re not authorised to. This tutorial steps through adding your own MOTD. Continue reading “Add custom message of the day (MOTD) on Linux”
One way of securing the admin sections of your web-based applications, such as WordPress or CakePHP, is to block all connections from IP addresses that aren’t on your whitelist. This tutorial describes how to do this in nginx running on Linux and assumes you have basic terminal/command line skills. Continue reading “Whitelisting IP addresses in nginx, the easy way”