Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Webalizer XtendedMar 01, 2006
Webalizer is a tool for analyzing web server logfiles. A new patch lets admins see what isn’t there.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Mod_evasiveJan 01, 2006
The Apache web server can fight back against DoS attacks. You just need a little help from Mod_evasive.more »
Nmap Methods Understanding Nmap analysis techniquesJan 01, 2006
How does the popular Nmap scanner identify holes in network security? In this article, we examine some Nmap analysis techniques.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: SargDec 01, 2005
A busy proxy server is something that no self-respecting admin should leave to its own devices. The Squid logfile analyzer, dubbed Sarg by its author, helps you keep your Squid servers on track.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: TorNov 01, 2005
Some people don’t mind leaving traces of their IP address wherever they go, others prefer to use a tool like The Onion Router.more »
Java Anonymous Proxy Anonymous surfing with Java Anonymous ProxyNov 01, 2005
Many Websites log IP addresses and access times to identify users. If you don’t want to wind up as data in someone’s market research, the Java Anonymous Proxy will keep your surfing secret.more »
Secure Programming Studies in secure programming for adminsNov 01, 2005
Like a poison apple, a Web program that is tasty on the surface may contain a highly dangerous core. Admins who do their own programming need to follow secure programming practices to avoid the bitter taste of insecurity.more »
Squid proxy server Implementing a home proxy server with SquidNov 01, 2005
A proxy server provides safer and more efficient surfing. Although commercial proxy solutions are available, all you really need is Linux and an old PC in the attic.more »
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.
Klaus Knopper announces the latest version of his iconic Live Linux system.
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.