OpenVAS The OpenVAS vulnerability scanner

Aug 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.

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Linux News

Aug 23, 2012
  • OSI accepting individual memberships.
  • OpenGL 4.3 and ES 3.0.
  • License Protection
  • Raspberry Pi ramps up production.
  • FSFE protects licences when bankruptcy strikes.
  • Gaming passwords secured with My1login.
  • Web Apps new to Ubuntu.
  • LPI Forum
  • RSA Anti Rogue App.
  • US Cell Phone Right-to-Know Act.
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IPv6 Pen Testing Pen testing on IPv6 networks

Aug 23, 2012

If you have enabled IPv6 on your network without considering basic security issues, you might have opened up a hole for attackers. In this article, we demonstrate a successful attack on a server via IPv6 and explain how the popular security tools handle IPv6.

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Password Tools Creating secure passwords and testing their quality

Aug 23, 2012

Create secure passwords with the help of a password generator and check for quality at the same time.

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OpenSSL with Bash Using the OpenSSL toolkit with Bash

Aug 23, 2012

Cryptography is an important part of IT security, and OpenSSL is a well-known cryptography toolkit for Linux. Experts depend on OpenSSL because it is free, it has huge capabilities, and it’s easy to use in Bash scripts.

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Surveillance with NAS Network-attached storage keeps an eye on your stuff

Aug 23, 2012

Take advantage of the low watt per operation compute power offered by modern NAS to monitor your cameras.

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Command Line: More Secure Passwords Improving account passwords

Jul 24, 2012

Even with encrypted drives, account passwords remain one of the prime security methods for any Linux system. With a little knowledge of the available commands and their options, you can make your account passwords more secure.

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FSF Weighs in on Secure Boot

Jul 12, 2012

Free Software Foundation considers Restricted Boot a threat to user freedom.

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