Socks 5 Examining the generic Socks version 5 proxy protocolJun 30, 2005
Socks is a universal proxy protocol for TCP and UDP that allows internal hosts to securely pass the firewall and authenticates users. This article describes the latest version of the Socks proxy protocol and shows how to implement it.more »
ARP Spoofing ARP spoofing and poisoningJun 30, 2005
Any user on a LAN can sniff and manipulate local traffic. ARP spoofing and poisoning techniques give an attacker an easy way in.more »
Security Intro Knowing the ways of the enemyJun 30, 2005
SSPE Security Policies SSPE: Managing security policies for multiple firewallsJun 30, 2005
The Simple Security Policy Editor (SSPE) helps you organize your network and keep track of security policies across multiple firewalls. You can reference a central policy to generate rulesets for packet filters and VPN gateways.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Mail and QueuegraphMay 31, 2005
Worms, mail bombs, and users who send multiple megabyte Powerpoint files across the wire give Postfix administrators plenty of reasons to view their charges with a critical eye from time to time.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: SmokepingApr 30, 2005
If you do not receive a response to a ping, or if the response is seriously delayed, you might like to take this as a warning. But who wants to ping all day? You need a ping-based monitoring utility like Smokeping.more »
Secure Email Intro Mail Tools for a Hostile PlanetFeb 28, 2005
Don’t look now, but your mailbox is full of junk, and a snooper is live on a distant server, reading your opinions of your boss. Remember when email used to be easy? To restore some sanity to your correspondence, you’ll need the right tools.more »
Xen project announces a privilege escalation problem for Qemu host systems
Attackers can compromise an Android phone just by sending a text message
PC vendor will pre-install Ubuntu on portables in India.
More embarrassment for Adobe's embattled multimedia tool
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.