AppArmor Shutting out intruders with AppArmorAug 01, 2006
When an attacker succeeds in infecting a victim’s system, the attacker inherits the victim’s privileges. App Armor beats the attack by reducing the potential victim’s privileges to a minimum.more »
Phishing and Pharming Pharming, and the threat of identity theftJun 01, 2006
The pharmers and phishers are after your precious financial infor-mation. We’ll show you how to protect your interests.more »
Safer Surfing Staying ahead of Internet snoopers and con menJun 01, 2006
Do you know enough to surf free of the liars and spies? We’ll show you how to stay ahead of the traps.more »
Tor and Privoxy Anonymous surfing with Tor and PrivoxyJun 01, 2006
Internet users typically reveal their IP addresses, and this lets companies compile a profile of your Internet activities. Tor and Privoxy can help protect your privacy.more »
Nmap Methods Understanding Nmap analysis techniquesJan 01, 2006
How does the popular Nmap scanner identify holes in network security? In this article, we examine some Nmap analysis techniques.more »
Amavisd-new Filtering spam and viruses at the mail server with Amavisd-newJan 01, 2006
Sometimes the best time to stop bad mail is before it arrives. AmavisdNew is an Open Source interface for integrating spam and virus filtering with your mail server.more »
Virus Checkers Virus protection tools for the Linux environmentJan 01, 2006
So you want a virus checker? We’ll show you what we found when we toured some of the top scanners for the Linux environment.more »
Secure Programming Studies in secure programming for adminsNov 01, 2005
Like a poison apple, a Web program that is tasty on the surface may contain a highly dangerous core. Admins who do their own programming need to follow secure programming practices to avoid the bitter taste of insecurity.more »
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.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.