Full release of BackTrack Linux 5 R2 is now available.more »
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
Spammers go low-volume, and 90% of IE browsers are unpatched.
Adobe scrambles to release patches for vulnerable Flash Player.
Four-inch-long computer on a stick lets you boot a full Linux system from any HDMI display device.
New statute would require companies to report break-ins to consumers.
Weird data transfer technique avoids all standard security measures.
FIDO alliance declares the beginning of the end for old-style login authentication.
The Linux New Media Awards have honored the most significant products, projects, people, and organizations for open source/Linux every year since 2000.
Legendary Uber-distro splits over the systemd controversy.
New LTS version offers many refinements for the Cinnamon and Mate desktops and significant improvement under the hood.
One of CeBIT’s most successful forums returns in 2015.