Sshutout and Fail2ban Fighting dictionary attacks with Sshutout and Fail2banMay 31, 2008
Services that require a username and password for login are potential targets for dictionary attacks. Sshutout and Fail2ban introduce time penalties for invalid attempts.more »
The GnuTLS project has published two bugfix releases to close several vulnerabilities and resolve an error capable of interrupting connections.more »
The security and quality of Open Source software just keeps on improving, as code analysis by Coverity reveals.more »
Red Hat's David Airlie reports in his blog that a simple hack allowed him to develop an X server without root privileges in the course of just one afternoon.more »
Security researchers iDefense have disclosed three vulnerabilities in the Rdesktop Remote Client.more »
The Ubuntu security team has released an update to close a vulnerability in the Vorbis Tools for editing music files in Ogg-Vorbis format.more »
The developers of the free Bugzilla bug management system have fixed several bugs including a vulnerability that enabled cross site scripting attacks.more »
DNSSEC Trusted name resolution with DNSSECApr 30, 2008
Some Internet exploits target name resolution servers. DNSSEC uses cryptography to protect the name resolution service.more »
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
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.