Rootkits and Linux Security Kernel 2.6 rootkits and the quest for Linux securityAug 01, 2006
Your Linux system may not be so airtight after all. To understand the threats, you need to think like an intruder. We'll show you what the intruders are thinking now about the Linux 2.6 kernel.more »
AppArmor Shutting out intruders with AppArmorAug 01, 2006
When an attacker succeeds in infecting a victim’s system, the attacker inherits the victim’s privileges. App Armor beats the attack by reducing the potential victim’s privileges to a minimum.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: CancerberoJun 01, 2006
When ports on a host start opening and closing like window shutters in a gale, it’s time for admins to pay attention.more »
Phishing and Pharming Pharming, and the threat of identity theftJun 01, 2006
The pharmers and phishers are after your precious financial infor-mation. We’ll show you how to protect your interests.more »
Safer Surfing Staying ahead of Internet snoopers and con menJun 01, 2006
Do you know enough to surf free of the liars and spies? We’ll show you how to stay ahead of the traps.more »
Tor and Privoxy Anonymous surfing with Tor and PrivoxyJun 01, 2006
Internet users typically reveal their IP addresses, and this lets companies compile a profile of your Internet activities. Tor and Privoxy can help protect your privacy.more »
AppArmor Hardening systems with AppArmorMay 01, 2006
After penetrating a remote system, intruders might think they are home and dry, but AppArmor spoils the fun, locking the miscreants in a virtual cage.more »
Nmap Methods Understanding Nmap analysis techniquesJan 01, 2006
How does the popular Nmap scanner identify holes in network security? In this article, we examine some Nmap analysis techniques.more »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.