The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has founded the Kerberos Consortium with the aim of enhancing the Kerberos authentication protocol to provide a universal authentication method on open networks.more »
SerNet claimed the protocol specifications from Microsoft in order to enhance the open source software and make it interoperable.more »
Version 6.0 of the Bittorrent filesharing client will no longer be Open Source and it is currently available for Windows only.more »
Safer Surfing Staying ahead of Internet snoopers and con menJun 01, 2006
Do you know enough to surf free of the liars and spies? We’ll show you how to stay ahead of the traps.more »
Tor and Privoxy Anonymous surfing with Tor and PrivoxyJun 01, 2006
Internet users typically reveal their IP addresses, and this lets companies compile a profile of your Internet activities. Tor and Privoxy can help protect your privacy.more »
Netfilter L7 Blocking protocols at Layer 7 with the L7 patchMar 01, 2006
If you need a tool for filtering protocols that doesn’t depend on the port, try L7, an IPTables patch that operates through regular expressions.more »
Admin Workshop: NTP Insider Tips: Network Time ProtocolNov 01, 2005
Networks often require very accurate timekeeping. The Network Time Protocol provides the time with precision.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.