The history of an issue trying to prevent CSRF attacks

A couple of months ago we faced an issue in one of the projects in which I was working on due to a this Google Chrome update, due to a bug in the version of Apache OpenIDc module that our application was using. Our application stop working in Chrome browser, so with the help of … Continue reading The history of an issue trying to prevent CSRF attacks

Raspberry Pi 3 as WiFi Access Point (without bridge interface)

Happy New Year to everyone! Although this is not my first entry of this year I forgot to wish you the best for 2020 in my previous article, sorry about that, let's start with this new topic. This entry is going to cover my particular setup to configure Raspberry Pi 3 as WiFi access point, … Continue reading Raspberry Pi 3 as WiFi Access Point (without bridge interface)

Hardening SSH connections on pfSense (part II)

In some special situations, or not so special, you want to trace user sessions, for example in a critical server or when you find weird behaviors in your system. In a previous entry I explained how to setup a user account just to make SSH tunnels what is preventing from opening shells in your systems … Continue reading Hardening SSH connections on pfSense (part II)

Hardening SSH connections on pfSense

This is a quick entry to explain how to use a low privileged user just to create a SSH tunnel (port forwarding) to access remotely to some internal service in your infrastructure. Considering these settings, let's create the user from command line on Pfsense (which is based on FreeBSD): [2.4.2-RELEASE][root@pf.acme.local]/root: adduser Username: dude Full name: … Continue reading Hardening SSH connections on pfSense

Install and setup my LAN with pfSense v2.4.2

Much time after I bought my APU1D4 I could install pfSense on it and I'd like to share some notes about this process with you. Let's start with router hardware specifications: APU1D4 specifications Mainboard: APU ALIX Engines APU.1D4CPU: 1 GHz AMD G-Series T40E APU Dual coreRAM: 4GB DDR3Network: 3 x 1 Gbps Ethernet portsWirelessCompex WLE200NX … Continue reading Install and setup my LAN with pfSense v2.4.2