Security

Seam Identity Management

During a recent coding getaway to Maine (see my post on the 2011 HackFestaThon) I decided to write a basic Seam project as a starting point for my future Seam based web applications.  The idea is to provide common features such as Login, Logout, Registration, Forgot Password, […]

By |July 11th, 2011|Seam, Security|3 Comments

Spark::red is PCI Level 1 Certified!

I’m happy to announce that Spark::red ATG Hosting has received our PCI DSS 1.2 Level 1 Certification as an eCommerce MSP.  We have been Level 2 certified for a while, but completing our Level 1 certification with TrustWave as our third-party auditor is a […]

By |July 7th, 2011|ATG, Security|1 Comment

DDOS Against 10MinuteMail

You may have noticed 10MinuteMail was unavailable for a few minutes over the last couple of days. 10MinuteMail recently came under a DDOS attack which locked up the site a few times. Most of the malicious traffic came from the Netherlands, Germany, and to a lesser extend other European countries and […]

By |February 21st, 2010|10MinuteMail, Security|2 Comments

Automated ClamAV Virus Scanning

Automating Linux Anti-Virus Using ClamAV and Cron

Thankfully Linux isn’t a platform which has a significant problem with Viruses, however it is always better to be safe than sorry. Luckily ClamAV is an excellent free anti-virus solution for Linux servers. However, at least on RedHat Enterprise 5 (RHEL5) the default install doesn’t offer […]

By |January 26th, 2010|Linux|47 Comments

Monster.com Security Breach

The Monster.com job board database was illegally accessed and large amounts of user data were stolen.

Monster

As is the case with many companies that maintain large databases of information, Monster is the target of illegal attempts to access and extract information from its […]

By |January 23rd, 2009|ATG, Security|2 Comments