Steganography Intro Steganography and other strategies from the real worldJan 26, 2010
This month we look at hidden data, dastardly PDFs, safer surfing, and tools for better password control.more »
The Mozilla Firefox 3.6 browser is now available and provides performance improvements and numerous technical enhancements.more »
Microsoft has decided to issue a special patch outside its usual patchday rhythm for all its Internet Explorer versions to close a severe vulnerability issue. Downloads of Firefox have accordingly skyrocketed.more »
The Apache Foundation had its big conference November 2-6 in Portland OR and Linux Pro Magazine was there with its camera. To celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the foundation, some highlights from the comprehensive program of talks are available for free in our video archives now.more »
Introduction The sys admin's daily grind: HttptunnelOct 01, 2009
Just a couple of hours after completing this article, Charly headed off on vacation. Before he left, he indulged in a spot of piercing to help him work around the paranoid firewalls waiting for him in the Internet cafes at his holiday location.more »
Intrusion Prevention Intro Understanding, detecting, and preventing network attacksSep 01, 2009
This month we look into the intruder's toolkit and investigate some prudent counter-measures for detecting and preventing attacks.more »
Security fixes address a few vulnerabilities in Mozilla Thunderbird and SeaMonkey.more »
Ratproxy The Ratproxy security scanner looks for vulnerabilities in web applicationsApr 01, 2009
Google's Ratproxy is a free testing tool that searches for security problems in web applications.more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.