I’ve analyzed dozens of search engines and the robots.txt file of millions of websites. Here are my list of some of the more arcane robots.txt directives.
Protect your WordPress installation against malicious bots probing for known WordPress core and plugin security vulnerabilities.
You’ve already blocked access and return HTTP 403 Forbidden. Here’s how to make Fail2Ban block users and bots still hammering your server with repeated requests.
The Linux desktop aligns more with my values; as Windows and macOS seek to restrict ever-more user freedoms. Plus, I like bing able to debug problems.
Android releases are named after desserts and sweets. However, food allergies mean these codenames aren’t inclusive of everyone.
There are a number of XMPP clients available for Android, Conversations is the only one you’ll want to use. Excellent features and security.
Reduce brute-force password guessing and scripted attacks on your SSH service running on a Fedora Server by changing away from the default SSH port number.
The tale of how I fought back against website content scrapers to protect my copyright. I returned auto-generated garbage content, and they gobbled it up.
WSL doesn’t protect your core operating system if you try to do something stupid; like deleting every file on the boot drive.
The Windows Task Scheduler doesn’t behave as documented. Here is how to create an idle trigger for your scheduled task using PowerShell.
Learn the consequences of running out of inode file system descriptors on your Linux system. Here’s what to do when it happens.
First look at running X11 graphical Linux applications under an X Server (like xming) on Windows 10 using the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)!