| by Scott Kilroy

Linux Security

“Yes, I’m paranoid — but am I paranoid enough?” ― David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest Hardening Public Servers Install system accounting On Debian based systems run ‘apt-get install acct’ then you can use commands lastcomm and sa to see who ran various comands. Also a log file will be writen to /var/log/account/pacct Remove compilers from production severs use the command ‘apt-get –purge remove gcc’ Setup remote logging See http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2012/01/rsyslog-remote-logging/ to find out how Install fail2ban Linux.com has a good intro to fail2ban http://www.linux.com/learn/tutorials/469597-weekend-project-keep-out-repeat-offenders-with-fail2ban-on-linux

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