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Charly's Column The sys admin’s daily grind: DeborphanJul 07, 2008
Debian fans appreciate the ability to update their systems to a new release without having to reinstall. The Deborphan tool takes care of the victims of the upgrade by searching for orphaned packages on which no other packages depend.more »
Cute Flow Document circulation with CuteFlowJun 20, 2008
The CuteFlow document circulation system supports cross-platform document exchanges. CuteFlow is easy to install and configure but still has a couple of weak areas.more »
ReMoot Activating your multimedia keys with ReMootJun 20, 2008
If your laptop multimedia keys aren’t working in Linux, the fix could be easier than you think. We’ll show you how to manage multimedia applications from the keyboard using ReMoot.more »
The Parted Magic Linux Live System gives users the ability to manipulate hard disk partitions in various formats. Version 2.0 is the first to rely on the Visparted GUI tool .more »
Linspire is offering commercial support for basic issues for its Freespire community version as of now.more »
How to Write a Rootkit Rootkits for the Linux kernel 2.6Jul 31, 2006
Today’s rootkits infiltrate a target system at kernel level, thus escaping unwanted attention from administrators. Read on for a practical look at how a kernel rootkit really works.more »
HP's annual Cyber Risk report offers a bleak look at the state of IT.
But what do the big numbers really mean?
.NET Core execution engine is the basis for cross-platform .NET implementations.
The Xnote trojan hides itself on the target system and will launch a variety of attacks on command.
Spammers go low-volume, and 90% of IE browsers are unpatched.
Adobe scrambles to release patches for vulnerable Flash Player.
Four-inch-long computer on a stick lets you boot a full Linux system from any HDMI display device.
New statute would require companies to report break-ins to consumers.
Weird data transfer technique avoids all standard security measures.
FIDO alliance declares the beginning of the end for old-style login authentication.