Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Mod_evasiveJan 01, 2006
The Apache web server can fight back against DoS attacks. You just need a little help from Mod_evasive.more »
Nmap Methods Understanding Nmap analysis techniquesJan 01, 2006
How does the popular Nmap scanner identify holes in network security? In this article, we examine some Nmap analysis techniques.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: SargDec 01, 2005
A busy proxy server is something that no self-respecting admin should leave to its own devices. The Squid logfile analyzer, dubbed Sarg by its author, helps you keep your Squid servers on track.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: TorNov 01, 2005
Some people don’t mind leaving traces of their IP address wherever they go, others prefer to use a tool like The Onion Router.more »
Java Anonymous Proxy Anonymous surfing with Java Anonymous ProxyNov 01, 2005
Many Websites log IP addresses and access times to identify users. If you don’t want to wind up as data in someone’s market research, the Java Anonymous Proxy will keep your surfing secret.more »
Secure Programming Studies in secure programming for adminsNov 01, 2005
Like a poison apple, a Web program that is tasty on the surface may contain a highly dangerous core. Admins who do their own programming need to follow secure programming practices to avoid the bitter taste of insecurity.more »
Squid proxy server Implementing a home proxy server with SquidNov 01, 2005
A proxy server provides safer and more efficient surfing. Although commercial proxy solutions are available, all you really need is Linux and an old PC in the attic.more »
XSA Attack Stopping the cross-site authentication attackNov 01, 2005
A new form of phishing attack deposits an HTML tag on the vulnerable service to trap users into authenticating.more »
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.