Issue #91 / Jun 2008
Cover Theme: Expert Security
DVD: Knoppix 5.3.1
SERVICE: KNOPPIX 5.3.1 DVD INLAYKnoppix is the quintessential Live troubleshooting tool for admins, developers, and desktop Linux users. This Debia......
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COVER STORY: Expert Security IntroStaying one step ahead of the intruders
Internet intruders have many ingenious ways of escalating privileges and hiding their presence once they get inside your system. The best protection is to keep them out in the cold.
COVER STORY: Single-Packet Port KnockingRemote access security with single-packet port knocking
If you are looking for an extra layer of remote access security, try single-packet port knocking.
COVER STORY: Sshutout and Fail2banFighting dictionary attacks with Sshutout and Fail2ban
Services that require a username and password for login are potential targets for dictionary attacks. Sshutout and Fail2ban introduce time penalties for invalid attempts.
Vendor D-Wave scores big with a sale to NASA's Quantum Intelligence Lab.
Many package updates and Steam integration highlight the latest from the Mandriva-based community Linux.
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.