OSSEC on Ubuntu 16

OSSEC is a HIDS (Host-based Intrusion Detection System) that can perform real-time logfile analysis, rootkit detection, file integrity checking, and notification. Resources: The home page, documentation, and current code. OSSEC works by assembling a “safe” profile of your system and then continuously checking files and processes for deviation from this profile. In particular, for a […]

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Ubuntu dpkg Error

If you run a recent vintage of Ubuntu, you may encounter the following dpkg error when you’re trying to update or install packages. This is usually caused by Ubuntu simultaneously running another instance of the package manager, often on system startup. Still, it can be annoying when you’re trying to update your system. So you […]

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