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  • 2FA - OTP vs App vs Hardware Key

    2FA is almost a necessity today. We see more and more services in the cloud more and more are getting compromised every day. Therefore, it is necessary to use some sort of 2FA (Two Factor Authentication) on at least the more important accounts you have, especially Bank Accounts, online Payment services such as Paypal and other more important accounts you may have.

    Posted in Linux Network Admin Tips, Network Security Tips on Sep 14, 2020

  • Security Breaches and how to Protect Yourself

    In Canada the CRA has recently had a breach that puts everyones account into jeopardy. Everyone in Canada has a CRA account, as this is the Canadian Goverments website that you pay your taxes to. Recently the goverment has been handing out benefits due to the Covid-19 pandemic and hackers would of course like to get their piece of the pie.

    Posted in Network Security Tips on Aug 18, 2020

  • Block all Traffic to your Webserver except Cloudflare

    Clustered Network has released a Unix / Linux shell script that will autmatically create UFW firewall rules allowing traffic to your webserver ONLY from Cloudflare. This forces all fo the http/https traffic through Clodflare's Network. The script can be found on github at https://github.com/clusterednetworks/ufw-block-http-except-clouldflare.

    Posted in Announcements, Linux Network Admin Tips, Network Security Tips on Jul 17, 2020

  • 10 Reasons to Switch to Linux

    Linux has really evolved over the years. We have been using Linux on the Desktop for well over 15 years now, and for the few times I have to use Microsoft (due to customers request) I must say that Windows is very frustrating. These are 10 reasons I suggest switching to Linux on the Desktop.

    Posted in Linux Network Admin Tips, Network Security Tips on Jun 30, 2020

  • Install the Google Play Store in Anbox (Linux)

    These are the instructions I use to install the Google Play Store in Anbox on a Linux Computer. Once installed you should be able to log into the Google Play Store with your account and install google apps.

    Posted in Linux Network Admin Tips, Uncategorized on Jun 17, 2020

  • New Camping Rental Website Designed

    Clustered Networks has justed completed a re-design of a website for Rent eh Tent Canada Inc. Rent eh Tent is full serviced camping rental company located in Edmonton Alberta Canada. They rent everything from Tents, Sleeping bags, Camp Stoves and Fishing gear. Complete packages start at just $99.00.

    Posted in Announcements on Jan 13, 2020

  • Block Bogon Networks

    Bogon networks are invalid on the internet, as they are networks that have been reserved for special use, or have not yet been allocated to a customer. These networks should not be seen on the internet.

    Posted in Linux Network Admin Tips, Network Security Tips, Uncategorized on Dec 09, 2019

  • Colors and Moods

    Have you ever wondered what colors mean? If you are thinking of creating a new logo you may want to check this out.

    Posted in Linux Network Admin Tips, Uncategorized on Nov 21, 2019

  • Determine the Technology used on a website

    Have you ever wondered what type of CMS (Content Management System) is used on a website. Are they using CFML, PHP, Python or some other type of technology? Or perhaps you may have wondered... Where to they host their site, or what type of Server is it on? These are some of the links we use and would like to share them with you.

    Posted in Network Security Tips, Uncategorized on Nov 20, 2019

  • New Strong Password Generator (PWA)

    As more and more websites become compromised, it is ever more important to use a differerent password for every site. Our new Strong Password Generator will assist you in creating different passwords with options such as length, type of characters and symbols.

    Posted in Announcements, Linux Network Admin Tips, Network Security Tips on Oct 15, 2019