Tag Archives: security

Ghost vunerability – Ubuntu and CentOS

Ghost vunerability

A new vulnerability, GHOST: glibc vulnerability (CVE-2015-0235), has been discovered that affects certain Linux systems. This exploit affects the gethostbyname functions in the GNU C Library (glibc), which is a key component of all Linux systems. Because many software programs rely on these functions, Linux… Continue reading

Using IKEView to review IKE & IPSEC logs.

IKE View

This is predominately aimed at Checkpoint users. Download a copy of IKE View here – this is a stand alone program so it doesn’t need installing. Open your ike.elg log file and analyse accordingly…  

IKE Debuging

Nokia IP Platform

This guide assumes you have Chekcpoint running on an IPSO nokia platform and are familiar with debugging the platforms. Logon to the firewall (using your PuTTY client & SSH v2) as admin and enter expert mode. Run the following commands: cd /$FWDIR/log vpn debug ikeon The… Continue reading

Local breakout + multi-path = happy Users

happy users

Local Breakout We have just completed adding Local Breakout to an existing Client’s remote site that was already using Juniper WXC devices configured with multi-path, to provide more bandwith, which in turn allows us to improve the end User experience. The addition of local breakout… Continue reading

Stopping Malware/Spyware in it’s tracks

Stopping Malware Over the last few years Malware and Spyware has changed dramatically and your anti-virus signature based packages that run on your PC just can’t keep up. We’ve found another way (rather than using your ISP content filtering) to block this before it reaches… Continue reading

Heartbleed – How to check you’ve been patched

Heartbleed – So you think you’re affected by the recent OpenSSL heart bleed bug? The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure… Continue reading