Trick Attackers with Portspoof FlytrapFeb 24, 2014
The Internet is a tough place to live – especially for publicly accessible computers. A small tool called Portspoof makes port scanning a real challenge for attackers.more »
Almost every wireless LAN has some potential security weaknesses. The Wifislax Slackware derivative helps detect and eliminate them.more »
Qubes OS Exploring the Qubes OS secure operating systemJan 27, 2014
Most operating systems claim to be secure; however, most fail terribly. Newcomer Qubes OS tries a different approach, relying on a microkernel and pervasive virtualization.more »
A new web application helps users visualize distributed denial-of-service attacks.more »
Communication in the Post-PRISM World PRISM Break: Part 1Aug 12, 2013
Linux users didn’t need the recent NSA eavesdropping scandal to convince them that securing communication was a good idea. For years, free software developers have been creating secure tools that offer similar functionalities to all of those popular but very leaky services with ridiculous names.more »
Security Lessons: GlusterFS Secure storage with GlusterFSJul 02, 2013
You can create distributed, replicated, and high-performance storage systems using GlusterFS and some inexpensive hardware. Kurt explains.more »
Security Lessons: Signing Code Insecure updates are the rule, not the exceptionMay 31, 2013
Kurt looks at the practice of code signing and examines why so few upstream open source projects actually do it.more »
Stopping Drive-By Attacks Tools to prevent drive-by attacksMay 31, 2013
You won't find a perfect solution to the growing problem of drive-by attacks, but many tools are available to help you keep malicious code off your network.more »
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.
Ultra-sophisticated attack tool might have originated from a state-sponsored intelligence service.
New alternative for init comes with a small footprint and minimal configuration.
X marks the target for the next-generation windowing system.
Super-clone CentOS Linux gets beamed up to the mother ship.
HTML technology will enable new video editing and playback options.
New Linux distro is optimzed for gaming.