New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.more »
New mail protocol will shut out the NSA and prevent snooping on metadata.more »
Communication in the Post-PRISM World PRISM Break: Part 1Aug 12, 2013
Linux users didn’t need the recent NSA eavesdropping scandal to convince them that securing communication was a good idea. For years, free software developers have been creating secure tools that offer similar functionalities to all of those popular but very leaky services with ridiculous names.more »
OpenSSL with Bash Using the OpenSSL toolkit with BashDec 04, 2012
Cryptography is an important part of IT security, and OpenSSL is a well-known cryptography toolkit for Linux. Experts depend on OpenSSL because it is free, it has huge capabilities, and it’s easy to use in Bash scripts.more »
When I was thinking about ways you could rescue your system with Linux, the thought occurred to me: Why not rescue your life? Because that’s what Linux can do for you.more »
Testing Password Quality Creating secure passwords and testing their qualityOct 09, 2012
Create secure passwords with the help of a password generator and check for quality at the same time.more »
Linux Mint Announces mintBox
ownCloud Introduces Version 4
Mozilla Updates Thunderbird
Obnam 1.0 Releasedmore »
UEFI and Secure Boot No Free BootsJun 20, 2012
The imminent Windows 8 implementation of UEFI with Secure Boot adds an extra layer of complexity for some Linux users. We look at the problem and two solutions from Fedora and Canonical.more »
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.
Klaus Knopper announces the latest version of his iconic Live Linux system.
DARPA and NICTA release the code for the ultra-secure microkernel system used in aerial drones.