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 JoseNov 01, 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 passwordsNov 01, 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 5Nov 01, 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 IDNov 01, 2008
OpenID offers an open standard for logging on to closed-door websites.more »
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.
Klaus Knopper announces the latest version of his iconic Live Linux system.
All websites that use these popular CMS tools could be vulnerable to denial of service attacks if users don't install the updates.
According to a report, many potential victims of the Heartbleed attack have patched their systems, but few have cleaned up the crime scene to protect themselves from the effects of a previous intrusion.
DARPA and NICTA release the code for the ultra-secure microkernel system used in aerial drones.