Side Channel Attacks Some web applications send unnecessary information to attackersAug 23, 2012
Sometimes error messages or log entries are too verbose for their own good, disclosing valuable information to attackers.more »
OpenVAS The OpenVAS vulnerability scannerAug 23, 2012
The more IT infrastructure complexity increases, the more indispensable vulnerability scanners become. If you are not interested in retaining the consulting services of a professional hacker, you might want to entrust the task of detecting vulnerabilities to a specialized software tool, such as OpenVAS.more »
Security Lessons: Database Security Protecting your databaseAug 23, 2012
Your database can be one of the most vulnerable elements in your organization. We share some tips for detecting and preventing attacks.more »
HTTPS Proxy Using a Squid proxy with HTTPSAug 23, 2012
How do you monitor the network when your client systems are connecting to secure web servers through HTTPS? We’ll show you how to keep watch using the Squid proxy server and share some inventive certificate tricks.more »
Table of Contents: 143 Intrusion PreventionAug 23, 2012
New vulnerabilities appear every day. To keep your network safe, you need to think like an attacker.more »
For its size, fail2ban, a utility that scans logfiles and bans suspicious IP addresses, punches well above its weight.more »
Customizing PortSentry Do you have a sentry to keep an eye on your servers?Apr 24, 2012
PortSentry monitors your ports and lets you know when they’ve been scanned.more »
Full release of BackTrack Linux 5 R2 is now available.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.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
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.