"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 clientAug 31, 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 clientMay 31, 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 FSApr 30, 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 »
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.