Charly's Column The Sysadmin's Daily Grind: FireHOLNov 01, 2008
If you don't have time to tinker with complicated firewall rules, you might want to check out the clever FireHOL approach.more »
Security Lessons The soft chewy center of the InternetOct 01, 2008
Are your systems secure against DNS attacks? We'll show you why they matter and help you determine whether you are vulnerable.more »
Yoggie Gatekeeper Pico This Linux on a stick protects Windows computersSep 01, 2008
This Linux computer on a USB stick acts as a tiny mobile firewall.more »
NuFW and Edenwall Firewall-based authentication with EdenwallJun 19, 2008
Instead of granting access by address, the NuFW Netfilter module provides identity-based authentication. The Edenwall firewall appliance comes with built-in NuFW technology.more »
Expert Security Intro Staying one step ahead of the intrudersJun 01, 2008
Internet intruders have many ingenious ways of escalating privileges and hiding their presence once they get inside your system. The best protection is to keep them out in the cold.more »
A full-fledged Linux computer on a USB stick: Yoggie uses this astonishing hardware trick to protect Windows machines against Web-based attacks. But there are some things that do not work as intended by the developers as an exhaustive test in Linux Magazine #94 / September will reveal. Just a few simple tricks were all it took to work around the firewall.more »
Securing Your Systems Protecting your systems against bad guysMay 23, 2008
We'll show you how the lessons learned in the 1980s movie "The Karate Kid" can be applied to securing your systems.more »
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.