Tag: security

  • Debian/Ubuntu: Basic Apache 2 security

    Update 2010-10-25: I’ve added “TraceEnable Off” to the configuration (which is not the default on Debian). If you run an Apache 2 web server on a production system, it is always a good idea to make some easy configuration changes in /etc/apache2/conf.d/security to increase the server’s security: # Disable access, directory indexing and .htaccess files […]

  • Firefox & LocalLink: Open local file://-links on web pages

    Due to Mozilla’s security model, file://-links to local files on your computer or files on a network share do not work on (non-local) web pages; a click on such a link just does nothing. Links to local files could be useful on intranet sites like wikis. The LocalLink extension is a little Firefox (and Thunderbird) […]