Table of Contents: 143 Intrusion PreventionAug 23, 2012
New vulnerabilities appear every day. To keep your network safe, you need to think like an attacker.more »
Android's market share climbs to 64.1%– up 20.7 percentage points from 2011.more »
Free Software licenses could face legal challenges in some European jurisdictions.more »
GIMP 2.8 An overview of the new features in GIMP 2.8Jul 24, 2012
Although the developers of GIMP version 2.8 have not achieved all their goals, they’ve awakened great expectations with some impressive new features.more »
- Red Hat Addresses Secure Boot
- FSF Addresses Secure Boot
- Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Welcome EditorialJul 24, 2012
Since they print my picture with this column, I have little hope of concealing my age, so I’ll just come out and say that I remember Ronald Reagan’s first year in office in 1981 – in fact, I was already a young adult at that time and was living in Reagan’s home state of California, working my first professional job after college. Reagan became known as “the great communicator” for the hypnotic optimism with which he could render his own point of view. In a speech somewhere around that time, the new president made a comment that was something like “We have come a long way since before we knew we had a problem with racism.”more »
• Red Hat and Dell combine for hard/software IT solutions
• Fedora 17 released
• News Bites
Welcome EditorialMay 29, 2012
A little over a year ago, I wrote a column about a Nokia memo that appeared a little over a year ago. The famous “Burning Platform” memo made the case for Nokia bailing out of the open source MeeGo project as a last-ditch effort to save the company.more »
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.