Security Lessons: Hacking Hardware Don’t forget your hardware

May 29, 2012

Now that your networks are secure and you’ve convinced your users to secure their passwords and software, it’s time to turn your attention to your hardware to keep it from being attacked.

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Bash Tips: Passing Passwords

Mar 26, 2012

Bash offers any number of simplifications, especially when it comes to pesky individual steps in installation routines for larger software packages. Some caution is advisable, though, if you need to handle database and application passwords, which can easily be compromised.

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Linux Foundation Grows by Four

Mar 22, 2012

Fluendo, Lineo Solutions, Mocana, and NVidia join the Linux Foundation and see the benefits of Linux in the future of computing.

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Better Bash Shell scripts from hell: Shebang

Jan 31, 2012

In the beginning was the double pound sign and the exclamation mark – or at least shell scripts always start this way. The inventor, Dennis Ritchie, really didn’t know how much pain this was going to cause users.

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Security Lessons: Password Storage Storing your passwords properly

Sep 23, 2011

High-performance graphics cards and proper storage can help keep your passwords secure.

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Security Lessons: JTAG Hacking Owning your own stuff

May 31, 2011

Who’s device is it? Just because you bought it doesn’t mean you can look inside. But the Internet has plenty of resources for jailbreakers.

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Security Lessons: Bufferbloat Will cheap RAM break the Internet?

Apr 29, 2011

An abundance of buffers hides the Internet’s dirty little secret.

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ApacheCon 2011: Call For Papers Ends Friday

Apr 26, 2011

The Call for Papers (CFP) for ApacheCon 2011 ends this Friday, April 29 and event organizers are encouraging those from outside the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) to submit proposals.

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