The GroundWork Open Source company out of San Francisco CA has released its Nagios-based monitoring software in a new version 5.3, including a free Community Edition.more »
The remote package update manager program apt-dater is now available in version 0.7. It performs software updates on a mass of remote hosts.more »
Top Ten Tops We pick the top ten Top toolsNov 30, 2008
The famous Unix admin utility known as Top has many imitators. We take a look at some of the top Top tools.more »
Today R1Soft announced the beta release of Hot Copy for Linux, a command-line utility that takes instant readable and writeable snapshots of disks or volumes on any Linux server.more »
Open source developer Tobias Oetiker, in his presentation at the USENIX LISA conference in San Diego, described how he could help one thousand Windows users at Swisscom.com speed up their computers.more »
Fully Automated Nagios (FAN) is a CD distribution that should simplify the installation of Nagios along with numerous tools on a network monitoring server. FAN 1.0 is the current version.more »
Nagiosgraph, an extension of the Nagios monitoring software, is available as version 1.0.0. The program merges the performance data from the Nagios plug-in and presents them graphically on a webpage.more »
VMware bids for a stake in the container industry with a bold effort to integrate containers with its classic virtualization system.
3ROS attack tool lowers the technical bar so anyone can be an intruder.
Mozilla's latest browser offers powerful new privacy feature
If attackers are on your system, saving your passwords in a password vault is no protection.
Faulty hash algorithm persists, despite efforts by experts to raise awareness.
Powerful man-in-the-middle attack is now targeting online shopping.
Another high-profile coder says the kernel team needs a kinder, gentler culture.
Bug database has a bug of its own that could allow an intruder to create an unauthorized account.
Report focuses federal resources on achieving universal Internet access.
Leading browser makers say “no” to porous encryption algorithm