Spectre & Meltdown Mitigations for FreeBSD

Spectre & Meltdown Mitigations for FreeBSD

The folks at FreeBSD have been working diligently on patching the Spectre and Meltdown security vulnerabilities since it was made aware late last year, according to Softpedia and Phoronix. See the links below and take proper measures to keep your FreeBSD systems safe...
[How-To] Apache + SSL & Let’s Encrypt in FreeBSD

[How-To] Apache + SSL & Let’s Encrypt in FreeBSD

This guide by user Matei Cezar shows us how to setup a secure Apache HTTP server with Let’s Encrypt on FreeBSD. Let’s Encrypt is a free / automated / open Certificate Authority. Follow the link below for the full set of instructions. In this tutorial we’ll...
[How-To] Install Qmail-Scanner On FreeBSD

[How-To] Install Qmail-Scanner On FreeBSD

User Allan Chr shows us how to get Qmail-Scanner set up on FreeBSD. Qmail-Scanner scans your emails received from Qmail for viruses and spam, and allows you to configure “policy blocks” on your email server. Follow the link below for the full set of...
[How-To] Install ClamAV on FreeNAS v11 v11.0-U2

[How-To] Install ClamAV on FreeNAS v11 v11.0-U2

User Hazimil shows us how to get ClamAV, an open-source antivirus engine, set up on a FreeNAS 11 server. Follow the link below for the full set of instructions on how to make your ZFS filesystem even more secure. Hi All, I’ve noticed a few posts about whether...

Design of a Trust System for FreeBSD

User Eric McCorkle discusses some security aspects of FreeBSD, notably signatures (executables, library, kernel) in his latest blog. This article is broken down in sections such as signed elf binaries, portable verification library, key management, etc. Read the whole...