How to reset Windows 2003/2008 Service SDDL ACL

2012-11-23

What is SDDL? SDDL stands for “Security Descriptor Definition Language”, the definition from Microsoft “The security descriptor definition language (SDDL) defines the string format that the ConvertSecurityDescriptorToStringSecurityDescriptor and ConvertStringSecurityDescriptorToSecurityDescriptor functions use to describe a security descriptor as a text string. The language also defines string elements for describing information in the components of a security […]

Enable Two-Step Authentication on Ubuntu/Debian with Google’s libPAM

2012-11-22

With security being on the top of everyone’s mind these days. We come to a point where we have to consider extra security for our servers. Over the weekend I decided to add Google Authenticator’s PAM module to my web servers as an added layer of security. What is Google Authenticator? The Google Authenticator project […]