Comment SunshineFeb 25, 2008
Recent kernel versions back to the older kernel 2.6.17 may contain a vulnerability that can be exploited by local attackers.more »
The Mozilla Foundation has removed at least ten vulnerabilities from its browser, three of which were classified as critical by the developers.more »
Vulnerabilities have been discovered in two major media players for Linux. A Xine-Lib vulnerability also affects Mplayer.more »
Linux distributor Red Hat has released version 8 of the Red Hat Directory Server.more »
The makers of Asterisk, the Open Source phone system, have removed a bug that allowed denial of service attacks under certain circumstances.more »
Oxygen Office Professional 2.3.1 for Windows and Linux fixes a number of bugs.more »
Security researchers Secunia have discovered a vulnerability in StarOffice that gives attackers the ability to execute arbitrary code. The developers of the free counterpart, OpenOffice, removed the problem last week.more »
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.