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8 Critical Security Issues to Avoid in Your Website

A web application, being exposed to the web, is far more prone to be attacked than other kinds of applications. Building a secure web application is of prime importance — a hacked website costs...

Customizing and coloring the bash prompt

If you’re already not familiar with bash, the prompt is the little blurb of text displayed when it asks for a command. It capable of communicating a lot, but most people don’t use it...

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Protecting SSH with Fail2ban

SSH allows you to log in to a remote computer or server and control it through a command-line interface. However, because SSH is exposed to the internet; attackers can try to log in by...

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What is a CDN and How to Use It

You may have come across the buzzword called CDN and may have probably wondered what it is. In this article, we are going to demystify this term and explain how to use it for...

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Downloading Torrents over the Web with cloud-torrent

BitTorrent is a peer to peer protocol for sharing files. There are many local clients that allow you to download files via torrents. However, there are times where you may need to download them...

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How to Speed up Your Website up to 85% Using AMP

We all have the experience of loading resource intensive sites in patchy networks. The truth is, the pages take forever to load! This has been a big problem for web developers especially if the...

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Blocking bad bots with Fail2ban

Fail2ban is a versatile security tool. While it is primarily used for preventing brute-force attacks against SSH, it can also be used for protecting other services. There are bots which go around scanning the...

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How to Take Screenshots of Webpages from the Command Line

There are many situations where you might want to take screenshots of a webpage. Sure, there are browser extensions that do the job, but if you have to take screenshots of many web pages...

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How to Use Google as a Password Manager

Did you know you can save up all those bucks that you have been spending all these years for a password manager? Google has its own password manager that many of us would not...