Special Patch for IE Security Hole, Users Move to Firefox

Jan 21, 2010

Microsoft has decided to issue a special patch outside its usual patchday rhythm for all its Internet Explorer versions to close a severe vulnerability issue. Downloads of Firefox have accordingly skyrocketed.

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ApacheCon Presentations in Free Streaming Archive

Nov 24, 2009

The Apache Foundation had its big conference November 2-6 in Portland OR and Linux Pro Magazine was there with its camera. To celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the foundation, some highlights from the comprehensive program of talks are available for free in our video archives now.

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Introduction The sys admin's daily grind: Httptunnel

Sep 30, 2009

Just a couple of hours after completing this article, Charly headed off on vacation. Before he left, he indulged in a spot of piercing to help him work around the paranoid firewalls waiting for him in the Internet cafes at his holiday location.

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Intrusion Prevention Intro Understanding, detecting, and preventing network attacks

Aug 31, 2009

This month we look into the intruder's toolkit and investigate some prudent counter-measures for detecting and preventing attacks.

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Security Update for Mozilla Mail Products

Jun 24, 2009

Security fixes address a few vulnerabilities in Mozilla Thunderbird and SeaMonkey.

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Ratproxy The Ratproxy security scanner looks for vulnerabilities in web applications

Mar 31, 2009

Google's Ratproxy is a free testing tool that searches for security problems in web applications.

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Insecure Candidates: Chrome Wins Hacking Contest

Mar 23, 2009

At the CanSecWest Vancouver 2009 conference's PWN2OWN hacker's competition the Safari, Internet Explorer 8 and Firefox browsers were successfully hacked to run code on their systems. The Chrome browser was recognized as being the least impacted by the hackers.

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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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