Version 1.2.0 of the recovery distribution System Rescue CD brings all kinds of changes. Particularly the FSArchiver provides more in the new version.more »
Adobe has released security updates for its PDF Reader and Acrobat 9.1 and earlier versions.more »
In a recent blog, Sun developer Malte Timmermann took a position on the security concerns of the Ecole Superieure d'Informatique, Electronique, Automatique (ESIEA) in Paris-Laval, France. The subject was the vulnerability of OpenOffice, involving document macros, for example.more »
IBM, Sun Microsystems, PGP, Red Hat and other firms have formed a standards working group in the OASIS organization to develop a new Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) for encryption key management.more »
AVG Technologies has released a new version of its virus scanner for Linux as AVG 8.5. Biggest features are its malware protection, improved virus filter and on-access scanner based on the RedirFS filesystem.more »
FreeIPA Integrated identity management with FreeIPAMay 01, 2009
FreeIPA offers integrated identity management and big ideas for the future.more »
Security Lessons File and protocol attacksMay 01, 2009
We explain how file or protocol fuzzing leads to direct improvements in code quality. You'll also learn more about available open source fuzzing tools.more »
Speaking at the RSA security conference in San Francisco 2009, chief security officer of F-Secure, Mikko Hypponen, advised against the use of Adobe's Acrobat and recommended users switch to an open source PDF reader.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.