A joint survey performed by security experts from Infowatch and Russia's Securitylab points to the dangers that Instant Messengers (IM) can mean to enterprise communications structures.more »
The developers of the free bug tracking system, Bugzilla, advise users of older versions to update for security reasons.more »
Linux distributor Red Hat has discovered a vulnerability in the GNU "tar" program that could allow attackers to overwrite files.more »
Bluetooth Hacks Exploring the secrets of Bluetooth in LinuxJul 01, 2007
The user rules in Linux – if you know where you’re going. This month the trail leads deep into the Linux Bluetooth stack.more »
Blocking Spam Intro Facing down the masterminds of unsolicited Internet mailMar 01, 2007
Spammers charge real money for their dubious services, and hundreds of advertisers are willing to pay. We’ll show you some innovative techniques for controlling and containing spam, including strategies for slowing down spam bots, keeping spammers from getting your address, and separating spam from legitimate email.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: ArpalertDec 01, 2006
Corporate policies prohibit the unauthorized connection of hardware to the company network, threatening dire consequences in the case of non-compliance. Fair enough, but how do you actually go about catching somebody trying to plug an illegal laptop into your Ethernet?more »
Crypto Tricks Intro Disk-level cryptography in LinuxNov 01, 2006
Today’s computers are fast enough for some very sophisticated cryptography techniques. We’ll show you how to keep your data safe from the prying eyes of snoops and spies.more »
Charly's Column TUNNELING THE DUTCH BEACHESOct 01, 2006
What does Charly’s recent two-week vacation in Holland have in common with an SSH session? Nothing at all, at first sight. And therein lies a tale.more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.