OpenVAS Exploring the OpenVAS vulnerability scannerNov 30, 2009
If you prefer to travel light and free, try OpenVAS, a GPLed fork of the Nessus scanning tool.more »
Sys admin tools Smart tools for sys adminsNov 24, 2009
This month we check out some new tools and take a closer look at some classic system administration utilities.more »
The Apache Foundation had its big conference November 2-6 in Portland OR and Linux Pro Magazine was there with its camera. To celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the foundation, some highlights from the comprehensive program of talks are available for free in our video archives now.more »
Security Lessons: Rate Limiting Making sure your application is availableNov 24, 2009
Maybe we should listen to those network guys.more »
An SSH connection to a not directly linked system frequently makes at least one hop through the DMZ. The Belier tool simplifies this process. The program is now available in Debian's sid repository.more »
Introduction The sys admin's daily grind: HttptunnelSep 30, 2009
Just a couple of hours after completing this article, Charly headed off on vacation. Before he left, he indulged in a spot of piercing to help him work around the paranoid firewalls waiting for him in the Internet cafes at his holiday location.more »
The Network Security Toolkit (NST), a live DVD with countless security tools, is available in version 2.11.0. Much of the work focused on the installation and update mechanisms.more »
Intrusion Prevention Intro Understanding, detecting, and preventing network attacksAug 31, 2009
This month we look into the intruder's toolkit and investigate some prudent counter-measures for detecting and preventing attacks.more »
Powerful man-in-the-middle attack is now targeting online shopping.
Another high-profile coder says the kernel team needs a kinder, gentler culture.
Bug database has a bug of its own that could allow an intruder to create an unauthorized account.
Report focuses federal resources on achieving universal Internet access.
Leading browser makers say “no” to porous encryption algorithm
Report from the X-Force group says attackers are using TOR to hide their crimes
Future Firefox extensions will be compatible with Chrome.
Better read this if you bought your computer before 2011
Users should upgrade to the new version as soon as possible
Xen project announces a privilege escalation problem for Qemu host systems