Tag: secure

Android Browser: GNU IceCat the better Android Browser for you?

If you use Android on your Tablet or Phone, and you like to get back more privacy and security you should take a closer look at the GNU IceCat Android Browser: Source: https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/icecat/38.6.0/ (Outside of Play Store) IceCat need NO Google Account and does not call home, install it and try it. I don’t wanne miss IceCat on my Cellphones Handling is same like Firefox, cause it’s based on Firefox Framework, but offers more user access.

WordPress: Secure Faster Effective Blogging

If you use WordPress or a other CMS for daily blogging, it’s useful to have a own User Acount on a PC. Advantages: Own Browser for Blogging with saved Passwords Own Link Bar for quick switching between the Social Media Platforms You won’t need to open Security Holes like API Software Interfaces for used Plugins Speeds up the WordPress Blog cause reduced Plugin loads You have the full control. cause most free API Plugins save your Passwords on foreign Servers One touch Bookmarks let you jump fast between the Social Media Platforms No Data are automatic transfered without your knowledge […]

Owncloud: Howto harden owncloud access with a ssh tunnel and squid

If you want to use a private secure owncloud (WebDAV Space Server) as Backup for all your devices you can harden the access thru a openssh Login with key auth and a squid as relay. Install apache2, php5, mysql-Server, openssh, squid3 config Apache2 to listen on https://localhost:443 setup squid3  and config the Proxy to listen only on localhost:3128 install owncloud to /var/WWW with forced “https” settings at the config.php create ssh-keys to auth with password protected key to the SSH Server If done, you can access the private Backup-Server via a Terminal/ Putty with the Tunneling Options $ssh -L 3128:localhost:3128 username@owncloudserver.home Open your Browser on your […]


Problem: If you install ubuntu 10.04 Desktop by default every user can shutdown,reboot,hibernate or standby a PC If you want to disable this make: – install gdm2conf from the ppa channel to customize hide System Menu at Login GDM2 Manager – create custom Gnome System Menu Policy against User shutdown,reboot,hibernate or standby. Steps: create new policy file: #sudo touch /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/custom-menu.pkla edit new policy: #nano nano /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/custom-menu.pkla insert into: [Disable suspend] Identity=unix-user:* Action=org.freedesktop.devicekit.power.suspend ResultActive=no ResultAny=no [Disable hibernate] Identity=unix-user:* Action=org.freedesktop.devicekit.power.hibernate ResultActive=no ResultAny=no [Disable shutdown] Identity=unix-user:* Action=org.freedesktop.consolekit.system.stop ResultActive=no ResultAny=no [Disable reboot] Identity=unix-user:* Action=org.freedesktop.consolekit.system.restart ResultActive=no ResultAny=no reboot and try! To disable CTRL-ALT-DEL REBOOT edit […]