Charly’s Column: w3af The sys admin’s daily grind: w3afMar 02, 2012
After toiling away to create a small but exclusive website, Charly wanted to run a security scanner against it to check for vulnerabilities. The choice of tools is enormous, but Charly chose w3af.more »
Security Lessons: Fixing SSL How to fix SSLMar 02, 2012
We look at some new approaches to certificate verification.more »
Security Lessons: Self-Defense Separating the wheat from the chaffFeb 02, 2012
Attackers impose a high price on your limited resources. We look at some ways to separate the good from the bad.more »
Security Lessons: Interoperability Interoperability and code reuseJan 03, 2012
Developing cross-platform apps can be difficult and error prone. We offer some tips to ease the work.more »
Security Lessons: Rescue Tools Rescuing data from attackersNov 30, 2011
When attackers strike your system, you need to determine exactly what damage has been done. Here are some tools to help.more »
Security Lessons: Password Storage Storing your passwords properlySep 23, 2011
High-performance graphics cards and proper storage can help keep your passwords secure.more »
November 2011: DVD Inlay Issue #132Sep 23, 2011
This issue’s DVD comes with the BackTrack 5 R1  pen test distribution. BackTrack provides a great collection of pen testing and security auditing tools. You can boot into BackTrack Live from the DVD or install BackTrack permanently on your hard disk.more »
Version 16 of the popular Linux desktop reveals new tools, edge-snapping, and performance improvements.
Symantec says Linux-Darlioz burrows in through PHP.
Dell renews its quest for the ultimate developer machine.
Innovative back door looks like normal SSH traffic.
One of CeBITs most successful forums opens the new year with a new name. The popular Open Source Forum continues in 2014 under the name Special Conference: Open Source. This year, the forum will be bigger and offer a wider range of possibilities for sponsors.
New release offers better graphics drivers and expands filesystem support.
New mail protocol will shut out the NSA and prevent snooping on metadata.
A new web application helps users visualize distributed denial-of-service attacks.
Ubuntu 13.10 takes a step toward convergence, with lots of mobility, but Mir only partly here.
Galileo board is targeted to embedded developers and educational institutions.