Adobe has released security updates for its PDF Reader and Acrobat 9.1 and earlier versions.more »
In a recent blog, Sun developer Malte Timmermann took a position on the security concerns of the Ecole Superieure d'Informatique, Electronique, Automatique (ESIEA) in Paris-Laval, France. The subject was the vulnerability of OpenOffice, involving document macros, for example.more »
IBM, Sun Microsystems, PGP, Red Hat and other firms have formed a standards working group in the OASIS organization to develop a new Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) for encryption key management.more »
AVG Technologies has released a new version of its virus scanner for Linux as AVG 8.5. Biggest features are its malware protection, improved virus filter and on-access scanner based on the RedirFS filesystem.more »
FreeIPA Integrated identity management with FreeIPAApr 30, 2009
FreeIPA offers integrated identity management and big ideas for the future.more »
Security Lessons File and protocol attacksApr 30, 2009
We explain how file or protocol fuzzing leads to direct improvements in code quality. You'll also learn more about available open source fuzzing tools.more »
Speaking at the RSA security conference in San Francisco 2009, chief security officer of F-Secure, Mikko Hypponen, advised against the use of Adobe's Acrobat and recommended users switch to an open source PDF reader.more »
After 10 years the industry-independent Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) is embarking on a completely new BIND implementation with BIND 10. Its patrons and sponsors should ensure that the market leader in DNS implementation is more secure, flexible and highly scalable, although developers are keeping the details close to their chests at present.more »
Customers can take a free test drive of SLES for HPC on the Azure Cloud
San Francisco-based chip company announces their first fully open source chip platform.
The whole distro gets rebuilt on glibc 2.3
Ubuntu Vendor tries to solve app packaging and distribution problem across distributions.
Founder of ownCloud launches the Nextcloud project.
Will The Machine change the way future programmers think about memory?
The new Torus distributed storage system is available under an open source license on GitHub
Juries decides Google’s use of Java APIs Was Fair Use
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules