The cURL utility is a command line program often bundled with Unix/Linux distributions and Mac OSX operating systems. It allows you to send just about any type of HTTP request via the command line, which is great for many things, ranging from posting data to a REST API to
SSH, or Secure Shell, is a very common way to securely access remote machines, typically via the command line. It aims at ensuring that your connection, and therefore all data passed, is free from eavesdropping. Because of this, there are quite a few checks built-in to the popular SSH clients,
A lot of tools output data as comma-separated values (CSV). It is a simple but common tabular data format of plaintext that can easily be processed. Each line of the file represents a single record. A record consists of the same number of fields, or columns. Usually, the delimiter between
In this article I'll explain how to monitor your data and how to detect changes. This kind of monitoring is mostly done using a Host-based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS) like Integrit. In this article, we describe various methods for your different use-cases.
In general, an Intrusion Detection System
UNIX/Linux systems offer special mechanisms to communicate between each individual process. One of these mechanisms are signals, and belong to the different methods of communication between processes (Inter Process Communication, abbreviated with IPC).
In short, signals are software interrupts that are sent to the program (or the process) to