Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Webalizer XtendedMar 01, 2006
Webalizer is a tool for analyzing web server logfiles. A new patch lets admins see what isn’t there.more »
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 »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
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.