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Hosting two domains on a VPS while preventing an attacker from finding domain A given domain B?

I would like to host two websites on a VPS. One of them is my portfolio. The other one is a gaming website. I don't want an attacker to find my portfolio domain name if they know my gaming domain ...
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For the .com TLD, is there any known change tracking for WhoIs information?

A client exposed information regarding what will become a controversial website in the domain WhoIs after she purchased it from auction. Is there any whois cache that will detect, save, and share ...
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Managing server certificates for wildcard

I have a wildcard certificate for *.example.com (signed by GeoTrust) and am going to host lots of application instances on different servers, each on my subdomain. I am not willing to copy my ...
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How does a hosting company change a file on a vserver without logging in?

In my virtual server, ssh is not on port 22, I don't allow login with passwords, and I don't allow root logins. Recently, the server was not responding. My hosting company told me that my Apache ...
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ISP broadcasting all IP-packets, so I can see traffic of other clients from ISP

Recently I wondered why my router shows a constant downstream of 5 MBit/s, while I am downloading almost no data. I discovered the "packet logging" function of my router, with which I was able to log ...
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Trying to mask hostnames in ircd-hybrid/hybserv2

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but I figured it was my best shot as google and ircd-hybrid's website haven't helped me much. So here goes: I have a server running ircd-hybrid ...
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My hosting provider allows me to see the names of all other databases on their servers, is this bad practice? [closed]

I've got MSSQL DB functionality set up with a hosting provider, and recently logged in for the first time. When I added the connection, it then listed (apparently) every single MSSQL database on ...
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Is there a way to deny access based on hostname or agent?

I am using owncloud and sometimes share links with people via Facebook. I am concerned with automatic crawling, so I would like to deny facebook access to my owncloud.thomas-steinbrenner.net server ...
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How to route internet through VPN with Windows Server 2008 R2 on Amazon VPC?

I have a server on Amazon EC2-VPC. I want to connect through VPN to it AND have all my internet traffic routed THROUGH this server, to guarantee my privacy. I have two network interfaces on the ...
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How does The Pirate Bay mask itself from its VPS providers? [closed]

From https://torrentfreak.com/pirate-bay-moves-to-the-cloud-becomes-raid-proof-121017/ The hosting providers have no idea that they’re hosting The Pirate Bay, and even in the event they found out ...
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Windows: disable remote access of local drive, even by domain admin

We have a network of Windows 7 PCs that are managed as part of a domain. What we want is for the domain admin to be unable to view the PC's local drive (C:) unless he is physically at the PC. In ...
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Securing Exchange Mailboxes from Nosy Admins

This is admittedly a duplicate of this question: Secure Exchange mailboxes In short, how can Microsoft Exchange 2010 be configured such that email is only visible to the owner of that mailbox, ...
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Does SNI represent a privacy concern for my website visitors?

Firstly, I'm sorry for my bad English. I'm still learning it. Here it goes: When I host a single website per IP address, I can use "pure" SSL (without SNI), and the key exchange occurs before the ...
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Host network injecting resets into my TCP connection?

I'm trying to figure out whether the host network I am on is injecting TCP Resets into my VPN connection. I have a personal OpenVPN server, and recently my attempts to connect over TCP port 1194 have ...
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GPO - Block 3rd party cookies for IE 8

I am trying to find some settings in GPOs that explicitly say, "Block 3rd Party cookies" in IE. I am looking under policies>admin template>windows components>IE> IE control panel>Security page. ...
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SSL certificate fields and personal address

Is it possible to get the address of the business that a SSL certificate is registered to? I know you can get the City and State directly from the certificate. I ask because I'm thinking about ...
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How do i remove ip addresses from log files

I have an apache / nginx whatever webserver which logs client ip addresses to the access logs. Now these log files are rotated via logrotate. I want to keep the IP addresses for some days, then - ...
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How important is customer support for just domain registration? [closed]

I'm looking at two companies to register a domain in, it's either going to be GoDaddy or 1and1. I checked out some of the reviews and saw that 1&1 offers free private domain registration while ...
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Privacy implications of a LAN-wide DNS server [closed]

My university department has a local DNS server that serves all of the computers in the department. I am concerned about the privacy and security implications of this. Posit that I am merely one of ...
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If I block users with a blank IP address, will that affect innocent, non-technical users?

I run a website with an anonymous commenting feature. Users can flag each other for abuse; flags are tied to an IP address (grabbed via PHP from $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR']). I've noticed that 99% of the ...
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Windows 200x Server - User Group vs User privilege conflict

I have denied to a specific user to write on a file. Unfortunately this user is a member of a User Group which have the privilege to write on this file. So there is a conflict between User vs. ...
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Exchange 2010: Job titles making it out of organization?

I was asked a question from one of my co-workers that I was pretty sure about, but not 100% on. Google didn't appear to help me out either, so here I am. Do things like job titles and other such ...
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How to take full ownership of an IP address?

My business is... troublesome. What I do is legal in every country on earth, but some people don't like it, and make it so tough on my poor ISPs that I am forced to go looking for new providers more ...
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are new snapshots that are being created using elastifox are public ?

I use elastifox firefox plugin to create instances and snapshots of volumes that I created. in 'volumes and snapshots' tab in the bottom table i can filter the snapshots that I see by 'My snapshots' ...
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Stop Postfix revealing final email forwarding address in bounce messages

I have a Postfix server that receives mail for virtual aliases and forwards them to the real destination addresses. When the final mail server returns an error the bounce message returned to the ...
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Isn't it a huge security issue to include the MAC address inside of an IPv6 address (=default)?

Many times you don't want to be identified while surfing. For one thing your browsing history might be sold without your knowledge, and with no benefit to you.
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Personally identifiable information (PII) on shared web hosting

Hey folks, I am providing web hosting services (shared and dedicated) and have had one of my shared hosting clients mention needing an SSL cert for their site where they are collecting insurance ...
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Office 2010 Privacy Options Automation

How can I remotely disable all of the Privacy Options within the Microsoft Office Trust Center?
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WHOIS privacy help

How do I protect my identy from whois? If someone whois's my domain name, it reveals my name, address etc etc. How do I hide this?
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Which RAID format is best for data privacy during RMA?

So there are several RAID configurations to chose from, and I was wondering, eventually I expect some 25-45% of my drives may need to get swapped for a warranty repair. I know that there is no hope ...
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Host my own email in a VPS and stop using gmail, which options do I have?

I'm planning to stop using some google services (like gmail for personal email, still be using for services like google code though). I'm not too paranoid, I know every service in the net is a threat ...
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Is it possible to create your own root DNS server?

I'm curious. I keep reading about how our ISPs and internet middle men record and keep track of all DNS requests basically leaving a trail of breadcrumbs in many logs, and also allowing DNS hijacking ...
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How do I open private files using a browser through SSH

On my current project I have a few private php scripts and I also have phpMyAdmin in a private area of the server. Is there anyway of opening those files in a browser? I'm currently tunnelling using ...
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Secure Exchange mailboxes

We have a Exchange server which has 50 mailboxes on it. The senior directors of the company(About 5 mailboxes) want their mailboxes to be ultra secure and therefor do not want the administrator to be ...
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Can I track Web Surfing Activity by IP address the user goes to by using their IP or cell phone number? [closed]

My wife has told me that she is able to go onto a website and tell every IP I've been to and for how long, thereby the site I went to, while on my PDA and that she can supposedly do this for a PC as ...
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Is it possible to create a full “encrypted worried about privacy” VPS, but still being externally usable?

I've been reading a lot of things about privacy, "being in control of your data" and everything, and now a project called diaspora* is trying to be an OSS Facebook alternative. Fact is: you still ...
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Is private domain registration worth the extra cost? [closed]

I'm renewing my domains. I've always purchased private registration but I'm having second thoughts. Is it really doing anything? I'd hate to not renew it and then have hundreds of 'scammer emails ...
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I made a mistake? Domain, Privacy and registrar question

I had no idea but in this question I found out I do not own my domain if I use a private registration service http://serverfault.com/questions/82556/domains-and-private-registration-services/ I have ...
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Domains and 'Private Registration Services'

Last year i registered a few domains, with a 5th i could get free privacy which is what i wanted. My total was $43 for 5 domains and privacy. Now i need to renew them. I have the cost of the 5 ...
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Hosting vs linking to third party scripts

I've noticed a lot of websites are linking to external scripts located on third party hosts. One very common example is jquery. On serverfault/stackoverflow/superuser jquery is linked to the address ...
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Remote Access Without Explicit Permission: Convenience or Liability?

For outsourced professional IT remote support, one habit most new technicians get into is the "instead of getting the user to start up remote support each time, I'll go ahead and install LogMeIn / ...
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Domains and tunneling connections with firefox

I want to know when i use SSH and firefox if someone else can see the domains or any sites i log into (i like using ftp://user%3Apass@site.com). I like to know the information so i can decide if ...
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Could my enterprise proxy know the content of an https request?

Like for instance login into my bank account or knowing what information do I submit via HTTPs? I'm not sure what proxy server do we have.
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What is your email retention policy?

Drafting up an email retention policy for our MS Exchange 2003 system. Curious as to what other people have as a policy -- how many days to keep online, delete, etc. Thanks!
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What are the arguments for and against a network policy where the sys admin knows users passwords? [on hold]

I'd like to know pros and cons.. reasons for and against the idea of sys admin’s maintaining user account lists with passwords.. and additionally not allowing those users to change their passwords. I ...
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Easyest way to setup encrypted volume

What is the easyest way to set encrypted volume under linux? Basically, what I want is to have fixed size file in my home folder. When I mount it and type password, it should appear as regular ...
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Vista / Win7 indexing on TrueCrypt drives

Vista and Windows 7 save bits of information to a central location in the background. Instances I know of are desktop search indexes, recent documents and thumbnails (saved to \Users\[User Account ...