Access Control Lists Working with Access Control ListsJun 01, 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 SELinuxJun 01, 2008
SELinux provides a safer system through the powerful concept of mandatory access controls.more »
Sshutout and Fail2ban Fighting dictionary attacks with Sshutout and Fail2banJun 01, 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 »
Red Hat's David Airlie reports in his blog that a simple hack allowed him to develop an X server without root privileges in the course of just one afternoon.more »
Security researchers iDefense have disclosed three vulnerabilities in the Rdesktop Remote Client.more »
The Ubuntu security team has released an update to close a vulnerability in the Vorbis Tools for editing music files in Ogg-Vorbis format.more »
Spammers go low-volume, and 90% of IE browsers are unpatched.
Adobe scrambles to release patches for vulnerable Flash Player.
Four-inch-long computer on a stick lets you boot a full Linux system from any HDMI display device.
New statute would require companies to report break-ins to consumers.
Weird data transfer technique avoids all standard security measures.
FIDO alliance declares the beginning of the end for old-style login authentication.
The Linux New Media Awards have honored the most significant products, projects, people, and organizations for open source/Linux every year since 2000.
Legendary Uber-distro splits over the systemd controversy.
New LTS version offers many refinements for the Cinnamon and Mate desktops and significant improvement under the hood.
One of CeBIT’s most successful forums returns in 2015.