Kernel Rootkit Tricks The Spy WithinMar 11, 2013
Rootkits allow attackers to take complete control of a computer. We describe the tricks intruders use to gain access to the Linux kernel and provide guidelines on hardening the kernel against such attacks.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 »
Full release of BackTrack Linux 5 R2 is now available.more »
Security Lessons: Modified Code Attacks Detecting source code modification attacksSep 02, 2011
Learn how to protect yourself against malicious attacks by modified source code.more »
Red Hat announces IBM, Accenture, Alfresco, Cisco, HP and Intel representatives are scheduled to deliver keynotes at the seventh annual Red Hat Summit and JBoss World, May 3-6, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts.more »
The Institute for Security and Open Methodologies (ISECOM) announced the released of the Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM) 3.0.more »
Security Lessons Plugin VulnerabilitiesOct 27, 2010
Plugins provide a lot of functionality but, depending on their quality, they can provide unwanted security issues as well. We show you how to protect yourself from plugins.more »
Security Lessons: Disposable Computers Avoiding cyberattackSep 29, 2010
One way to avoid having your personal information stolen is to use a disposable computer set up for sensitive operations.more »
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New B+ board lets you build cool things without the complication of a powered USB hub.
Redmond rushes in to root out alleged malware haven.
New initiative will bring futuristic virtual reality effects to the web surfing experience.
Dyreza malware launches a man-in-the-middle attack that compromises SSL.
New cloud combines worldwide access with local attention to data security.
A first cousin of the recent Heartbleed attack affects EAP-based wireless and peer-to-peer authentication.
FOSS community acts to protect freedom of choice for laptop devices.
Quintessential open source browser shores up its market share with a step toward the proprietary dark side.
Authorities in 16 countries take action against users of the imfamous BlackShades malware tool.