Industry Consortium Rivalry over Crypto Standards

Feb 20, 2009

The idea of an industry-wide common cryptography standard is certainly welcome. But self-interest usually precedes usability, so two industry consortiums are now vying over which standards to adopt, one on the side of Sun and the other leaning toward IBM/HP. Then there is an additional player in the Trusted Computing Group.

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SystemRescueCd 1.1.5 Updated for Ext4

Feb 13, 2009

SystemRescueCd, a LiveLinux CD for system repair and recovery, is now in version 1.1.5. It supports the new ext4 filesystem that is beginning to emerge in distros such as Fedora 11 and Ubuntu Jaunty.

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Kernel Hacker Wants to Crack Android Code

Feb 10, 2009

Czech kernel developer Pavel Machek wants to be root on his T-Mobile G1 Android Linux mobile phone so that he can exploit security holes simply to extend usability of the phone.

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Mail Theft Possible from GroupWise Web Interface

Feb 02, 2009

Security tester ProCheckUp has found critical bugs in Novell's GroupWise WebAccess that could allow e-mail theft.

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Books

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Security Lessons Cross-site scripting request forgeries

Jan 31, 2009

Sometimes, even ING, YouTube, The New York Times, and Google get it wrong.

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Security Strategies Technologies and tools for safer networks

Jan 31, 2009

Is your data safe? Are your borders protected? This month we examine some expert techniques for building more secure networks.

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VoIP Security Securing VoIP networks

Jan 31, 2009

Eavesdropping on conversations on a LAN is easier than ever thanks to insecure VoIP installations. You don't need to bug restaurant booths or tap phone lines – standard Linux tools are all a hacker needs.

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