Hackers of the XDA Forum found a simple hack to gain access to root privileges on the Android platform of G1 mobile phones.more »
The Enterprise Security API (ESAPI), a set of documentation focusing on application software security, has released a new version 1.4. Javadocs were updated and old interfaces were replaced.more »
Linux Magazine is broadcasting a live stream from ApacheCon US 2008, LA, New Orleans (November 5 through 7). The keynotes from the developer conference are available free of charge.more »
Free antivirus toolkit ClamAV released a stopgap version 0.94.1 to fix a number of bugs, but also to provide a new feature.more »
USENIX Security 2008 Researchers and practitioners head to San JoseOct 31, 2008
The 17th Security Symposium met in San Jose, California, USA, during the week of July 28, with a refereed paper track and Invited Talks.more »
One-Time Passwords Secure authentication with one-time passwordsOct 31, 2008
A one-time password won't compromise security if it falls in the wrong hands. OPIE and OTPW bring the safety of one-time password security to Linux.more »
Linux with Active Directory Linux authentication with Active Directory using Kerberos 5Oct 31, 2008
Microsoft's Active Directory system provides centralized user management and single sign-on. If you're ready for a few manual steps, Linux can leverage this potential.more »
OpenID Identity management on the web with Open IDOct 31, 2008
OpenID offers an open standard for logging on to closed-door websites.more »
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.
A major setback for the Linux desktop.
Improved support for GPU in virtualization.
News site for the openSUSE community falls victim to a Wordpress exploit.
The source code is available online.