Capture File Filtering with Wireshark Reading a packet capture file with Wireshark and tsharkAug 23, 2012
Wireshark doesn’t just work in real time. If you save a history of network activity in a pcap file using a tool such as tcpdump, you can filter the data with Wireshark to search for evidence.more »
Side Channel Attacks Some web applications send unnecessary information to attackersAug 23, 2012
Sometimes error messages or log entries are too verbose for their own good, disclosing valuable information to attackers.more »
OpenVAS The OpenVAS vulnerability scannerAug 23, 2012
The more IT infrastructure complexity increases, the more indispensable vulnerability scanners become. If you are not interested in retaining the consulting services of a professional hacker, you might want to entrust the task of detecting vulnerabilities to a specialized software tool, such as OpenVAS.more »
Security Lessons: Database Security Protecting your databaseAug 23, 2012
Your database can be one of the most vulnerable elements in your organization. We share some tips for detecting and preventing attacks.more »
HTTPS Proxy Using a Squid proxy with HTTPSAug 23, 2012
How do you monitor the network when your client systems are connecting to secure web servers through HTTPS? We’ll show you how to keep watch using the Squid proxy server and share some inventive certificate tricks.more »
Table of Contents: 143 Intrusion PreventionAug 23, 2012
New vulnerabilities appear every day. To keep your network safe, you need to think like an attacker.more »
For its size, fail2ban, a utility that scans logfiles and bans suspicious IP addresses, punches well above its weight.more »
Customizing PortSentry Do you have a sentry to keep an eye on your servers?Apr 24, 2012
PortSentry monitors your ports and lets you know when they’ve been scanned.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.