The Network Security Toolkit (NST), a live DVD with countless security tools, is available in version 2.11.0. Much of the work focused on the installation and update mechanisms.more »
Microsoft has entered a patent agreement with Melco Group, parent company to Buffalo, Inc. of Nagoya, Japan, especially affecting the company's Linux devices.more »
State of Linux Drivers New directions in Linux driver managementJun 30, 2009
Linux developers are working on a whole new generation of tools for managing and updating device drivers. We'll help you get a handle on device drivers.more »
Google Mail, Calendar and Docs could be vulnerable. That's the argument an open letter to Google's CEO Eric Schmidt makes, thereby asking him to adopt the HTTPS standard for data transfers for these applications.more »
Wireshark 1.2 introduces a few "new and exciting" features for its network protocol analyzer software.more »
Tech Tools We thought you might be interested in the following new products and updatesMay 26, 2009
Professional users are always searching for an edge. Whether you work with Linux as a webmaster, programmer, system administrator, or security consultant, you know the best solution depends on finding the right tool for the job.more »
In December 2008, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) filed a lawsuit against network giant Cisco, claiming that its subsidiary Linksys had multiple violations of the GPL. The two parties have now reached an agreement.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics