The Bonsai Information Security firm has released Moth, a VMware image with a set of vulnerable web applications and scripts. It serves for testing and developing security scanners and can be instructional in all matters application security.more »
A command line scripting tool called Zend_Tool is available for the first time in version 1.8.0 of the Zend Framework, which also provides connectivity to Amazon's cloud computing service.more »
The new version of the X2go terminal server, code-named Uthörn, is particularly Debian 5.0-compliant. Print requests result in files compressed to about 10% before being sent to the client, and the terminal server now supports a third sound architecture through PulseAudio.more »
The NetBSD project has released version 5.0 of its free UNIX derivative. The release above all improves performance and scalability on multiprocessor and multicore systems.more »
The Infobright and Jaspersoft firms have combined their open source software into an integrated data warehousing and business intelligence solution.more »
On the project mailing list, Dan Williams announced the new version 0.7.1 of NetworkManager that provides a bunch of enhancements.more »
The developers of Sciret have completely re-worked their free Knowledge Management system.more »
A selection of categorized 1-click installers is now being displayed on the openSUSE community website.more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.