The U.S. network backup software provider TOLIS Group is preparing a new version of its BRU Server data security product and promises significant enhancements.more »
Professional users are always searching for an edge. Whether you work with Linux as a webmaster, programmer, system administrator, or security consultant, you know the best solution depends on finding the right tool for the job. We thought you might be interested in the following new products and updates.more »
Romain Gaucher, a specialist in web security, offers his Scalp tool in version 0.4. The log analyzer searches for attacks on Apache web applications.more »
Ed Schaefer reviews the newest edition of Hacking: The Art of Exploitation.more »
After discovering that some Fedora servers have been illegally accessed, the Fedora Project is, as of today, converting the signing keys for Linux distribution packages.more »
The latest version of the open source anti-virus scanner, ClamAV 0.94, promises to improve virus detection rates with enhanced scanning capabilities.more »
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Conventional, woodpecker-style port knocking is open to sniffing and brute force knocking attacks. Sending an encrypted packet with an access request to the server is safer and more modern. Learn more about Firewall Knock Operator, a.k.a. Fwknop.more »
Grendel Scan version 1.0, a Web application testing tools, was introduced at the Defcon Security Conference in Las Vegas.more »
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.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.