Tag: execution

General, Protection, Security

Memory Protection Feature

Data Execution Prevention (DEP) is a memory protection feature available in modern operating systems, Linux, Mac OS X, iOS, Microsoft Windows and Android. DEP allows memory pages to be designated as non-executable. Its duty is to prevent the content of a region of memory to be executed as instructions by a program, service, device driver, …

Apache, Linux

Securing Apache Part 1

The following tips are things you can do to make your apache server more secure. Before you begin to follow the tips below, locate your apache’s configuration files first. Common places for apache’s configuration files are: /etc/apache2/apache2.conf, /etc/apache2/httpd.conf and /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default. Before you make any changes, MAKE BACKUP COPIES OF YOUR FILES. Here we go: 1. …