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Country blocking using Nginx with IP2Location Module

After few days of trying, trying and trying, finally find out the way to compile the IP2Location module into the Nginx in Ubuntu server. I try to compare multiple way of doing the country block with Nginx, where in my previous post, the country blocking is done with GeoIP module (which I found out more…

Blocking country with Nginx without GeoIP module

There are always many solution to solve a single problem, if you prefer to use the Nginx GeoIP module, you may refer back to the previous post on the detail and step. In this article, I will share on how to do the blocking of country without the plugin module.…

OCBC Bank rolls out biometric authentication app in Malaysia

OCBC Bank, Malaysia-based,  has launched a pioneering business banking mobile app (app), which uses biometric authentication. The app, featuring OCBC OneTouch, leverages on Apples Touch ID technology, allowing Malaysian-registered users of the bank’ s Internet portal called Velocity@ocbc, to conduct transactions using biometrics.   The Business Mobile Banking app enables…

Trend Micro warns of growing ransomware threat among larger businesses

At the Security TRENDs 2017 summit, Trend Micro reiterated the threat ofransomware and how it is adapting to infect today’s highly-connected digital environment.   “To be one step ahead, organizations need to anticipate the shifts in IT infrastructure, embrace changes in user behavior and adapt protection for new and constantly-emerging threats. Whether organizations are deploying…

The ai Corporation offers global transaction-monitoring service

The ai Corporation has launched its global transaction-monitoring service, allowing companies to outsource their fraud management functions.   The new outcome-based fraud service model, which combines man and machine learning technology, will allow companies to outsource their fraud management to ai’s team, under a performance-based contract. The company will be fully responsible…

Google rolls out simplified two-step authentication for Android and iOS

Google, in its Google Apps Update Blog, announced a new third option to their two-step verification system. The option, which will see a gradual rollout, aims to bolster log-in security with a solution that is surprisingly simple. Available for both Android and iOS, the new two-step verification gives users an…

Google’s password-free system enters testing phase

A new password-free system is currently being tested by a small group. The project, which was launched by Google, aims to remove what is often the weakest link of any login system, the password, while providing an alternative secure login method that is less troublesome than the current two-factor authentication.…

ColdFusion 10 Server Lockdown Guide

The server lockdown guide for ColdFusion 10 is now available on the Adobe website. The ColdFusion 10 Server Lockdown Guide will help server administrators secure their ColdFusion 10 installations. You will also find several tips and suggestions intended to improve the security of your ColdFusion server.  

E-Book: Locking down wordpress

The latest free WordPress eBook from Code Poet has arrived, Locking Down WordPress. This new eBook from Rachel Baker, Brad Williams, and John Ford, will show you how to secure your WordPress installation and take care of it when things get out of hand.   In Locking Down WordPress, seasoned…

PeerBlock – IP monitor and blocker

Hacking and attacking of web server or computer over the internet is no longer a new story, whoever connect their device to the internet will be potentially being attack. Normally the attack is done by connecting to your computer or let your computer to connect to certain dangerous web site…