Security is like onions, it has layers. Onions have layers. Security has layers. People sometimes have different opinions on which things are more relevant for security, or less. And hackers always wear hoodies, or was that crackers?
I run multiple desktop environments, and they all come with their own screen locking tool. Sometimes I want to unlock a system remotely, that means from the command line. The script below can unlock mate, gnome and i3lock. more
I recently added OTP authentication using pam_google_authenticator.so to most of my machines. It's non-trivial to set up, especially if you have system users with limited capabilities that need to be able to log in non-interactively, but all in all it feels good to have a little more security. When logging … more
When Firefox always redirects local sites to https change the following setting in about:config more
Using SSH over tor has some benefits, and some downsides. I'll try to explain what they are and how to implement SSH over tor. more