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
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.