Acrobatic Tumble: Serious Flaws in Adobe Reader 8.1.2

Nov 11, 2008

Adobe cautions in an advisory against a whole series of flaws in Adobe Reader 8.1.2. Most of them also affect Linux.

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Hackers Find Root Access to Android G1

Nov 06, 2008

Hackers of the XDA Forum found a simple hack to gain access to root privileges on the Android platform of G1 mobile phones.

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ESAPI 1.4: Security Methods for the Web

Nov 06, 2008

The Enterprise Security API (ESAPI), a set of documentation focusing on application software security, has released a new version 1.4. Javadocs were updated and old interfaces were replaced.

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Free Live Stream of Apachecon Keynotes

Nov 04, 2008

Linux Magazine is broadcasting a live stream from ApacheCon US 2008, LA, New Orleans (November 5 through 7). The keynotes from the developer conference are available free of charge.

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Stopgap: ClamAV 0.94.1 Fixes Errors

Nov 04, 2008

Free antivirus toolkit ClamAV released a stopgap version 0.94.1 to fix a number of bugs, but also to provide a new feature.

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USENIX Security 2008 Researchers and practitioners head to San Jose

Nov 01, 2008

The 17th Security Symposium met in San Jose, California, USA, during the week of July 28, with a refereed paper track and Invited Talks.

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One-Time Passwords Secure authentication with one-time passwords

Nov 01, 2008

A one-time password won't compromise security if it falls in the wrong hands. OPIE and OTPW bring the safety of one-time password security to Linux.

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Linux with Active Directory Linux authentication with Active Directory using Kerberos 5

Nov 01, 2008

Microsoft's Active Directory system provides centralized user management and single sign-on. If you're ready for a few manual steps, Linux can leverage this potential.

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