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 »
Perl: Link Spam A Perl script protects forums against spamOct 01, 2006
Spammers don’t just send email. They exploit discussion forums and blogs, posting pseudo-messages full of links to dupe search engines. A Perl script cleans up the mess.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: HTTP Antivirus ProxySep 01, 2006
Browsers live in continual danger of compromise by a malicious site. An intermediate proxy combined with a virus scanner can help.more »
Bot_Attack An insidious spam botnet attacks CharlyAug 01, 2006
While going about his normal duties, Linux Magazine author Charly Kühnast was hit with a mean attack. Charly’s separate anti-spam server, which sits in front of his mail server, saved him from the mail storm.more »
How to Write a Rootkit Rootkits for the Linux kernel 2.6Aug 01, 2006
Today’s rootkits infiltrate a target system at kernel level, thus escaping unwanted attention from administrators. Read on for a practical look at how a kernel rootkit really works.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: PolicydJul 01, 2006
The Postfix Policyd plugin fights spam using techniques such as greylisting, source detection, volume measurements, blacklisting, and HELO rotation detection.more »
According to a report, many potential victims of the Heartbleed attack have patched their systems, but few have cleaned up the crime scene to protect themselves from the effects of a previous intrusion.
DARPA and NICTA release the code for the ultra-secure microkernel system used in aerial drones.
Should you trust an online service to store your online passwords?
New B+ board lets you build cool things without the complication of a powered USB hub.
Redmond rushes in to root out alleged malware haven.
New initiative will bring futuristic virtual reality effects to the web surfing experience.
Dyreza malware launches a man-in-the-middle attack that compromises SSL.
New cloud combines worldwide access with local attention to data security.
A first cousin of the recent Heartbleed attack affects EAP-based wireless and peer-to-peer authentication.
FOSS community acts to protect freedom of choice for laptop devices.