Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Nmap 4Apr 30, 2006
Many tools keep growing with each new version, but Nmap 4.00 has lost weight thanks to the Diet-Nmap project. The latest incarnation of Nmap is not only quicker, it is also more frugal with memory.more »
AppArmor Hardening systems with AppArmorApr 30, 2006
After penetrating a remote system, intruders might think they are home and dry, but AppArmor spoils the fun, locking the miscreants in a virtual cage.more »
Netfilter L7 Blocking protocols at Layer 7 with the L7 patchFeb 28, 2006
If you need a tool for filtering protocols that doesn’t depend on the port, try L7, an IPTables patch that operates through regular expressions.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Webalizer XtendedFeb 28, 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_evasiveDec 31, 2005
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 techniquesDec 31, 2005
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: SargNov 30, 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 »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics