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OpenSSH Suffered a “Near Miss” But is Now Post-Quantum

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: April 23, 2022 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

According to the change log, OpenSSH 9.0 suffered a “near miss” – a potential vulnerability that was found and fixed before anyone could attempt to exploit it: “Near miss in sshd(8): fix an integer overflow in the user authentication path that, in conjunction with other logic errors, could have yielded unauthenticated access under difficult to […]

OpenBSD 7.1 Released!

Tags: , , Date/Time: April 21, 2022 @ 12:51 pm, by raindog308

OpenBSD 7.1 has been released! For those unfamiliar with this OS, OpenBSD was forked from NetBSD in 1995.  In the BSD landscape, FreeBSD is the 800 pound gorilla, and OpenBSD is more of a niche OS focused on security and correctness.  The project has released a ton of innovative projects, many of which have gone […]

OpenBSD 7.0 Released

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: October 14, 2021 @ 5:35 pm, by raindog308

The OpenBSD project announced the release of OpenBSD 7.0 today. This is the 51st release of the operating system. Major new features in this release include: Support for a new riscv64 platform, which is used by some boards such as the SiFive HighFive and PolarFire Icicle. Continued support for Apple Silicon, though not to a […]

LowEndBoxTV: Ranking the VPS Operating System Choices into Tiers!

Which Linux distros and operating systems we use on our cheap VPSes are Legend, which are Hipster Only, and which are Get Outta Here? We sort Alma, Alpine, Arch, CentOS (classic and stream), Debian, Fedora, FreeBSD, Gentoo, NetBSD, Oracle Linux, OpenBSD, Red Flag Linux, RedHat, Slackware, SuSE, and Ubuntu into categories. Is it scientific?  No. […]

Webangel.ie – 4 EUR Xen VPS with 128MB in Germany

Tags: , , , Date/Time: June 11, 2010 @ 1:43 am, by LowEndAdmin

Paul from Webangel.ie emailed me about the latest package that they have on their website. Now for 4 Euro/month (USD$4.84 damn Euros are cheap these days), you get 128MB memory 5GB storage 100GB monthly data transfer Xen/DTC Servers are in Germany. Interestingly it is now using Domain Technologie Control from GPLHost as the control panel […]

Webangel.ie – €9/6 Months 64MB Xen VPS in Germany

Tags: , , , Date/Time: May 16, 2010 @ 3:05 pm, by LowEndAdmin

Paul from Webangel.ie wrote to me again regarding to their plan changes. Their “micro” Xen VPS package is now half-priced, dropped to €9/6 months (USD$1.90/month). The spec has also been slightly altered, and now you get 64MB memory 2GB storage 50GB/month data transfer Xen Servers are in Germany. It is now one of the cheapest […]

Elite Data Hosting – $5 160MB Xen VPS in LA

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: April 27, 2009 @ 1:00 am, by LowEndAdmin

Updated February 2011: It seems Elite Data Hosting has also bite the dust this month. Website has been resolved to parked domain since 15 Feb. FAIL. Via this WHT offer. Elite Data Hosting, a Texas based web hosting business, have a recurring 20% off discount on their Xen virtual servers + extra memory and disk […]

Prgmr.com – $5 64MB Xen VPS + Free First Month

Tags: , , , Date/Time: April 1, 2008 @ 12:35 am, by LowEndAdmin

Prgmr.com has been around offering Linux and NetBSD Xen VPS for a while but last time I checked they had temporarily suspended new sign ups. Good news is — they are back! You can now sign up to their Xen VPS offerings, including their low-end $5/month VPS in Herakles DC in Sacramento. 64MB memory 10GB […]