"If we are going to call Nmap the 'Network Mapper', it should at least be able to draw you a map of the network! " writes developer Fyodor in announcing the newest version 4.75 of the Nmap security scanner.more »
Command Line: Yafc Yafc ftp clientSep 01, 2008
The console-based yafc client gives users a convenient, simple, and interactive approach to exchanging data with ftp and SSH servers.more »
Captive Accessing NTFS on a dual-boot system with CaptiveJul 11, 2008
Captive offers access to NTFS through the original Windows driver. We tried out Captive 1.1.7 in a real-world dual-boot scenario with low-end hardware.more »
FileZilla FileZilla ftp clientJun 01, 2008
High-performance GUI-based ftp clients for Linux are hard to find. The graphical FileZilla ftp client closes the gap.more »
Kosmos FS The Kosmos distributed FSMay 01, 2008
Distributed filesystems effortlessly juggle enormous files in the gigabyte and terabyte ranges. The Kosmos filesystem plans to impress its competitors.more »
Open Source software is likely to dominate the Software as a Service (SaaS) segment for reasons of economy and community building says market researcher Gartner: Open Source is cheap, and communities keep it popular.more »
The Linux company Red Hat has acquired system integrators Amentra and is now seeking to strengthen its Jboss business unit.more »
IBM has published plans for its own network service for IT infrastructures under the "Blue Cloud" heading.more »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.