Communication in the Post-PRISM World PRISM Break: Part 1

Aug 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.

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OpenSSL with Bash Using the OpenSSL toolkit with Bash

Dec 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.

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Rescue Me

Nov 19, 2012

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.

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Testing Password Quality Creating secure passwords and testing their quality

Oct 09, 2012

Create secure passwords with the help of a password generator and check for quality at the same time.

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Tech Tools

Jun 21, 2012

Linux Mint Announces mintBox

ownCloud Introduces Version 4

Mozilla Updates Thunderbird

Obnam 1.0 Released

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UEFI and Secure Boot No Free Boots

Jun 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.

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Spyrus Offers Secure Pocket Drive for Linux

Apr 26, 2012

Carry your own Linux with this new hardware-encrypted boot stick.

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Protect your Documents with GPG GPG

Apr 09, 2012

You may have already tried PGP/GPG public key encryption for documents or mail, but do you know what’s going on under the hood and what level of security you’re actually getting? We take an in-depth look at GnuPG encryption.

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