Tailbeep is a simple administration tool that sends an audible beep when it finds a specified search string in a log file. Version 0.45 now includes an interface to the Festival speech synthesis framework.more »
Italian firm Endian has completed work on a Linux-based firewall software product in version 2.3. The Community edition of the Endian Firewall (EFW) includes features that were previously available for paying customers only.more »
Portsmith User-level firewalling with PortsmithJun 01, 2009
The Linux packet filter iptables lacks a function that dynamically enables ports for authenticated users. Portsmith plugs this gap, allowing users to enable their own connections.more »
De-Perimeterization De-perimeterization and life after the firewallMar 24, 2009
Enterprises and organizations used to feel protected behind the firewall, but now VPNs, e-commerce, web services, and Web 2.0 have put an end to the comfort. The network perimeter is losing its significance, and the time has come for a new approach to security.more »
Minix 3 Minix 3 and the microkernel experienceFeb 01, 2009
Minix is often viewed as the spiritual predecessor of Linux, but these two Unix cousins could never agree on the kernel design. Now a new Minix with a BSD-style free license is poised to attract a new generation of users.more »
Hping Security testing with hpingFeb 01, 2009
Don't let intruders crash your dance. We'll show you how to test your firewalls and intrusion detection systems with hping.more »
The Shoreline Firewall product, also known as Shorewall, has arrived in its 4.2.4 version. The new release includes a configuration tool for IPv6 networks.more »
Israeli security firm Yoggie has released its Linux-based USB Stick Firewall Gatekeeper product in an Open Source version. The open firewall products also include a developer kit.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.