New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.more »
New mail protocol will shut out the NSA and prevent snooping on metadata.more »
Communication in the Post-PRISM World PRISM Break: Part 1Aug 12, 2013
Linux users didn’t need the recent NSA eavesdropping scandal to convince them that securing communication was a good idea. For years, free software developers have been creating secure tools that offer similar functionalities to all of those popular but very leaky services with ridiculous names.more »
OpenSSL with Bash Using the OpenSSL toolkit with BashDec 04, 2012
Cryptography is an important part of IT security, and OpenSSL is a well-known cryptography toolkit for Linux. Experts depend on OpenSSL because it is free, it has huge capabilities, and it’s easy to use in Bash scripts.more »
When I was thinking about ways you could rescue your system with Linux, the thought occurred to me: Why not rescue your life? Because that’s what Linux can do for you.more »
Testing Password Quality Creating secure passwords and testing their qualityOct 09, 2012
Create secure passwords with the help of a password generator and check for quality at the same time.more »
Linux Mint Announces mintBox
ownCloud Introduces Version 4
Mozilla Updates Thunderbird
Obnam 1.0 Releasedmore »
UEFI and Secure Boot No Free BootsJun 20, 2012
The imminent Windows 8 implementation of UEFI with Secure Boot adds an extra layer of complexity for some Linux users. We look at the problem and two solutions from Fedora and Canonical.more »
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.
The Linux New Media Awards have honored the most significant products, projects, people, and organizations for open source/Linux every year since 2000.
Legendary Uber-distro splits over the systemd controversy.
New LTS version offers many refinements for the Cinnamon and Mate desktops and significant improvement under the hood.
One of CeBIT’s most successful forums returns in 2015.