Friday, August 7, 2015

sslyze

There are automated ways of checking webservers that support HTTPS if they are configured securely.
sslyze is a personal favourite of mine. They initially only supported Unix/Linux systems but have now ported it over to Windows as well.

Below is a sample of the command to run to start testing.

./sslyze.py --regular www.xyz.com:443

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Bluetooth

For some strange reason, Bluetooth is always persistently enabled on Ubuntu when you boot up even if you had turned it off in a previous session.
Easy solution is to add the highlighted line to the /etc/rc.local file.

Browser security updated

It has been awhile since I have updated this "Blog" and decided to start by refreshing my list of recommended "Firefox" security addons.