Backdoors Techniques for building a hidden backdoorJul 09, 2008
Backdoors give attackers unrestricted access to a zombie system. If you plan to stop the bad guys from settling in, you’ll be interested in this analysis of the tools they might use for building a private entrance.more »
Charly's Column The sys admin’s daily grind: WebCalendarJun 20, 2008
Users log on to services such as SSH, ftp, SASL, POP3, IMAP, Apache htaccess, and many more using their names and passwords. These popular access mechanisms are a potential target for brute-force attacks. An attentive bouncer will keep dictionary attacks at bay.more »
Single-Packet Port Knocking Remote access security with single-packet port knockingMay 31, 2008
If you are looking for an extra layer of remote access security, try single-packet port knocking.more »
Access Control Lists Working with Access Control ListsMay 31, 2008
The ancient Linux permission system is often insufficient for complex production environments. Access Control Lists offer a flexible alternative.more »
SE Linux Mandatory Access Control (MAC) with SELinuxMay 31, 2008
SELinux provides a safer system through the powerful concept of mandatory access controls.more »
Sshutout and Fail2ban Fighting dictionary attacks with Sshutout and Fail2banMay 31, 2008
Services that require a username and password for login are potential targets for dictionary attacks. Sshutout and Fail2ban introduce time penalties for invalid attempts.more »
The GnuTLS project has published two bugfix releases to close several vulnerabilities and resolve an error capable of interrupting connections.more »
The security and quality of Open Source software just keeps on improving, as code analysis by Coverity reveals.more »
The company is collaborating with Google and Intel to use Kubernetes as an engine for Fuel
Customers can take a free test drive of SLES for HPC on the Azure Cloud
San Francisco-based chip company announces their first fully open source chip platform.
The whole distro gets rebuilt on glibc 2.3
Ubuntu Vendor tries to solve app packaging and distribution problem across distributions.
Founder of ownCloud launches the Nextcloud project.
Will The Machine change the way future programmers think about memory?
The new Torus distributed storage system is available under an open source license on GitHub
Juries decides Google’s use of Java APIs Was Fair Use