Security

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Yubikey NEO

Two Factor authentication and general improvement of my security infrastructure was long on my todo list. Some month ago I finally purchased a Yubikey NEO from Yubico and try to consistently use it as second factor, as well as gpg signing/encrypting device. I am trying to get the best out of my Yubikey NEO by using as many of its […]

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TeX Live security improvements

Today I committed a set of changes to the TeX Live subversion repository that should pave the way for better security handling in the future. Work is underway to use strong cryptographic signatures to verify that packages downloaded and installed into a TeX Live installation have not been tinkered with. While there is still a long way to go and […]

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No security awareness on HostPapa

I recently moved and consolidated the web presence (photos, blog, etc), see this , to www.hostpapa.eu. Up till a few days ago they provided sftp, that is secure ftp upload options. This has been cancelled now, and that means at the current moment there is no way to upload stuff to their servers without using a browser. All that is […]

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