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August 29th, 2010

How To Configure The AIDE (Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment) File Integrity Scanner For Your Website

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How To Configure The AIDE (Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment) File Integrity Scanner For Your Website

How To Configure The AIDE (Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment)
File Integrity Scanner For Your Website

A file integrity scanner is something you need to have.  Imagine a
hacker placing a backdoor on your web site, or changing your order form
to email him a copy of everyone’s credit card while leaving it appear to
be functionally normally. By setting up daily reporting, this
notifies you within, at most, 24 hours of when any file was changed,
added, or removed.  It also helps establish an audit trail in the event
your site is compromised. These instructions are designed for an
end user, where you don’t need to have root access, to implement and
assumes your server has the aide binary installed.  Most hosts will have
this installed already, or will install it for you upon request.

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