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 »
Squid proxy server Implementing a home proxy server with SquidNov 01, 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 attackNov 01, 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 filtersOct 01, 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 EnigmailJul 01, 2005
Thunderbird offers several options for secure email, and the GnuPG-based Enigmail encryption add-on provides an additional layer of protection.more »
Encrypting Email Encrypting Email with KMail, Mozilla Thunderbird, and EvolutionMar 01, 2005
The leading email applications include new features for helping users secure and authenticate their mail messages, but each tool has a different approach to handling tasks such as signing and encryption. This article describes how to add encryption and digital signatures to the Thunderbird, Kmail, and Evolution mail clients.more »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.