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: HttptunnelSep 30, 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 attacksAug 31, 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 applicationsMar 31, 2009
Google's Ratproxy is a free testing tool that searches for security problems in web applications.more »
At the CanSecWest Vancouver 2009 conference's PWN2OWN hacker's competition the Safari, Internet Explorer 8 and Firefox browsers were successfully hacked to run code on their systems. The Chrome browser was recognized as being the least impacted by the hackers.more »
Security tester ProCheckUp has found critical bugs in Novell's GroupWise WebAccess that could allow e-mail theft.more »
One-Time Passwords on the Web Implementing a one-time password system on the webJan 31, 2009
Add security to your website with a one-time password system.more »
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.