A Russian Web developer has found a network of a couple of hundred Linux servers that could distribute malware to Windows systems.more »
Up-to-date Linux users will probably have the latest Firefox versions via package manager already installed on their PCs: 3.0.14 and 3.5.3 fix security vulnerability and scrutinize Flash plug-ins.more »
Earlier than previously announced, the OpenOffice Project has released information regarding the newest security updates, spurred on due to gaps in security.more »
Screenshots obviously conditioning PC sales personnel to lie about Linux have been discovered in a US forum hosting Windows 7 training modules.more »
The name Ruben Unteregger may well become more newsworthy in the next few days. Unteregger has been working at the Swiss ERA IT Solutions company to develop the trojans MegaPanzer and MiniPanzer and has released the code under GPL.more »
In its semi-annual spam report, the Russian security experts Kaspersky Lab have concluded the economic crisis has had no bearing on the amount of spam distributed worldwide. However, spammers have had to turn to creating ads for their very own services.more »
The free instant messaging client Pidgin has closed security leaks in the Linux versions 2.6.0 and 2.6.1 that appeared in connection with MSN.more »
Iron, a privacy clone of the Chrome Google browser, is now released in its first test version on Linux.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.