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HealthEquity Security Breach Email Hacked Again

HealthEquity Email Hack Breaches Data of Users… Again ! An email hack security breach on their mail has again potentially exposed personal data of HealthEquity customers. This is not the first time however, in June, an unauthorized user hacked into an employee’s email account and breached the data of 16,000 customers according to HealthEquity Email Hack. The most recent breach… 

Apache httpd No Space Left on Device AH00023

Issue Had this pop up today, been several years since the ugly Apache semaphore scenario reared its messy head. You’ll have an Apache http web service down, upon typical quick look and attempt to restart, Apache fails to kick off. No biggie, whether digging through logs, systemctl status and journalctl stuffs you’ll eventually come across something similar to: [Sun Dec… 

Easily Change Cisco ASA VPN Peer IP

VPN use is very prevalent these days, especially for businesses and the number of mobile workers, remote offices and tunneled cloud infrastructure. Inevitably at some point the IP address of an end point will need to be changed. This can be accomplished quickly and easy in a few steps, in this blip we’ll look at a simple IKEv1 VPN tunnel… 

Ubuntu 18.04 Crashing on vmWare ESXi Server and Carrots

Internal scenario recently. Some Ubuntu Server guest VMs running on top of vmWare ESXi server. Everything running fine, no issues, then the Ubuntu guest VMs will just randomly become utterly unresponsive. Nothing happening before, the only thing on the Ubuntu guest logs are just a crap ton of carrot jibberish: “^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@” Luckily I came across this post related to Mastodon… 

Roku OS 9 Update with Spotify

Roku OS 9 Update Spotify It’s no secret I’m a big ROKU appliance fan on my TVs, been using them for years & love them. Roku has been in the process of rolling out their big Roku OS version 9 to supported devices, and yes I’ve been anxiously awaiting. Why ? Spotify is back, that’s why ! Well, after anxiously… 

SSH and FTP Slow Authentication, DBUS and Logind Restart

Fairly interesting Plesk Onyx, ProFTPD, DBUS and Logind scenario recently. Had a server sporadically terminating FTP sessions that were working fine previously. After verifying overall connectivity and firewalling were not the issue time to start diging through logs. While I could see the incomplete and terminated FTP sessions, there was nothing incredibly insightful as to why. Seeing the FTP daemon… 

Linux Mint 19.1 Beta Released and it is Incredible

If you use or keep up with all things Linux you’re no doubt aware that the Linux Mint 19.1 “Tessa” beta dropped last week. Linux Mint 19.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2023. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use.

Stop WordPress Login Brute Force Attacks

WordPress Brute Force Attacks WordPress’ popularity not only attracts bloggers but also hackers. Hackers try to compromise WordPress installations to send spam, setup phishing exploits or launch other attacks. While there are many sophisticated attacks against WordPress, hackers often use a simple brute force password attack. In these attacks, botnets try to guess your admin password. You may think that…