Google Mail, Calendar and Docs could be vulnerable. That's the argument an open letter to Google's CEO Eric Schmidt makes, thereby asking him to adopt the HTTPS standard for data transfers for these applications.more »
Tor packages for the Chinese distro Red Flag are helping users elude censorship in Internet cafes in China.more »
Thanks to the already implemented fastboot patches, the new Kernel 2.6.30 has the ability to recognize hard disks simultaneously and therefore significantly quicker. Ext 4 operates more securely, and Ext 3 increases performance.more »
Adobe Reader and Acrobat have been burdened with security problems. The Windows and Mac versions are now being patched. Linux users will have to wait.more »
The security framework SELinux is set to offer a Sandbox in which applications deemed insecure can be partitioned off from other system areas.more »
Many users keep their emails with webmail services, wedding pictures in photo communities and reading habits with social bookmarking services. What happens, though, when data is lost or websites fold? Archiveteam wants to help in those circumstances.more »
At the OWASP AppSec Poland 2009 web security conference two Italian security experts presented a new kind of web application attack threat. The presentation slides for the method called HTTP Parameter Pollution (HPP) are now available online.more »
Version 16 of the popular Linux desktop reveals new tools, edge-snapping, and performance improvements.
Symantec says Linux-Darlioz burrows in through PHP.
Dell renews its quest for the ultimate developer machine.
Innovative back door looks like normal SSH traffic.
One of CeBITs most successful forums opens the new year with a new name. The popular Open Source Forum continues in 2014 under the name Special Conference: Open Source. This year, the forum will be bigger and offer a wider range of possibilities for sponsors.
New release offers better graphics drivers and expands filesystem support.
New mail protocol will shut out the NSA and prevent snooping on metadata.
A new web application helps users visualize distributed denial-of-service attacks.
Ubuntu 13.10 takes a step toward convergence, with lots of mobility, but Mir only partly here.
Galileo board is targeted to embedded developers and educational institutions.