"If we are going to call Nmap the 'Network Mapper', it should at least be able to draw you a map of the network! " writes developer Fyodor in announcing the newest version 4.75 of the Nmap security scanner.more »
Command Line: Yafc Yafc ftp clientSep 01, 2008
The console-based yafc client gives users a convenient, simple, and interactive approach to exchanging data with ftp and SSH servers.more »
Captive Accessing NTFS on a dual-boot system with CaptiveJul 11, 2008
Captive offers access to NTFS through the original Windows driver. We tried out Captive 1.1.7 in a real-world dual-boot scenario with low-end hardware.more »
FileZilla FileZilla ftp clientJun 01, 2008
High-performance GUI-based ftp clients for Linux are hard to find. The graphical FileZilla ftp client closes the gap.more »
Kosmos FS The Kosmos distributed FSMay 01, 2008
Distributed filesystems effortlessly juggle enormous files in the gigabyte and terabyte ranges. The Kosmos filesystem plans to impress its competitors.more »
Open Source software is likely to dominate the Software as a Service (SaaS) segment for reasons of economy and community building says market researcher Gartner: Open Source is cheap, and communities keep it popular.more »
The Linux company Red Hat has acquired system integrators Amentra and is now seeking to strengthen its Jboss business unit.more »
IBM has published plans for its own network service for IT infrastructures under the "Blue Cloud" heading.more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
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