Offensive Security announces the release of Kali Linux – their “most advanced, robust, and stable penetration testing distribution to date.”more »
Critical Security Vulnerabilities Handling critical security vulnerabilities: Three incidentsFeb 22, 2013
We look at what makes a security issue critical and how upstream developers and vendors respond by examining three incidents: CVE-2013-0156, CVE-2013-0333, and rubygems.org. incident response handling.more »
Memory Analysis Forensic analysis of memory on LinuxFeb 22, 2013
In computer forensics, memory analysis is becoming increasingly important as a means for investigating security incidents. In this article, we provide an overview of the various memory dumping options on Linux and introduce the support in Linux for the Volatility Analysis Framework.more »
Digital Signatures and Encryption with SSL Secure email and LibreOffice documentsDec 19, 2012
Using personal, self-signed certificates and digital encryption.more »
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) publishes a blog post critical of the new search feature included in Ubuntu 12.10.more »
Security Lessons: Web Frameworks Evaluating web frameworksOct 26, 2012
Stop re-inventing the wheel and build your web applications with the excellent tools already available.more »
- AMD/OpenJDK/Oracle explore use of GPUs
- Smartphone security
- ASF Airavata
- Slackware 14 release
- Shuttleworth funds Inktank/Ceph
- New Apache toplevel project
- Zentyal 3.0 small business server reveals major release
- Keccak wins NIST
- SHA-3 competition
Side Channel Attacks Some web applications send unnecessary information to attackersAug 23, 2012
Sometimes error messages or log entries are too verbose for their own good, disclosing valuable information to attackers.more »
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.
A major setback for the Linux desktop.
Improved support for GPU in virtualization.
News site for the openSUSE community falls victim to a Wordpress exploit.
The source code is available online.