Category: Security

  • Disabling Intel and AMD CPU Vulnerability Mitigations in Debian and Ubuntu

    Or, becoming the target of opportunity for that sweet sweet speculation Over the past few years, Intel more so than AMD, vulnerabilities like Spectre, Meltdown and others have been found in the most common CPUs in use today. Further, these aren’t run of the mill vulnerabilities. They are architectural flaws that cannot be truly fixed […]

  • Linux Cheat Sheet: Users & Groups

    This is the first in a series of posts that is meant to dump some personal notes that I’ve kept for quite some time. Most of the information found below can be gathered by simply typing in the command listed followed by a –help or preceded with the man or info command. The real challenge, […]