Virus Checkers Virus protection tools for the Linux environmentDec 31, 2005
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 adminsOct 31, 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 »
Squid proxy server Implementing a home proxy server with SquidOct 31, 2005
A proxy server provides safer and more efficient surfing. Although commercial proxy solutions are available, all you really need is Linux and an old PC in the attic.more »
XSA Attack Stopping the cross-site authentication attackOct 31, 2005
A new form of phishing attack deposits an HTML tag on the vulnerable service to trap users into authenticating.more »
Web Filters Privoxy and Webcleaner content filtersSep 30, 2005
Content filters protect a web user’s privacy and keep the flood of unsolicited advertising at bay. We’ll show you a pair of popular Open Source content filters.more »
Thunderbird Security Secure email with Thunderbird and EnigmailJun 30, 2005
Thunderbird offers several options for secure email, and the GnuPG-based Enigmail encryption add-on provides an additional layer of protection.more »
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.