Kernel Rootkit Tricks The Spy WithinMar 11, 2013
Rootkits allow attackers to take complete control of a computer. We describe the tricks intruders use to gain access to the Linux kernel and provide guidelines on hardening the kernel against such attacks.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 »
Security Lessons: Modified Code Attacks Detecting source code modification attacksSep 02, 2011
Learn how to protect yourself against malicious attacks by modified source code.more »
Red Hat announces IBM, Accenture, Alfresco, Cisco, HP and Intel representatives are scheduled to deliver keynotes at the seventh annual Red Hat Summit and JBoss World, May 3-6, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts.more »
The Institute for Security and Open Methodologies (ISECOM) announced the released of the Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM) 3.0.more »
Security Lessons Plugin VulnerabilitiesOct 27, 2010
Plugins provide a lot of functionality but, depending on their quality, they can provide unwanted security issues as well. We show you how to protect yourself from plugins.more »
Security Lessons: Disposable Computers Avoiding cyberattackSep 29, 2010
One way to avoid having your personal information stolen is to use a disposable computer set up for sensitive operations.more »
Leading browser makers say no to porous encryption algorithm
Report from the X-Force group says attackers are using TOR to hide their crimes
Future Firefox extensions will be compatible with Chrome.
Better read this if you bought your computer before 2011
Users should upgrade to the new version as soon as possible
Xen project announces a privilege escalation problem for Qemu host systems
Attackers can compromise an Android phone just by sending a text message
PC vendor will pre-install Ubuntu on portables in India.
More embarrassment for Adobe's embattled multimedia tool
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.