Offensive Security Releases Kali Linux

Mar 22, 2013

Offensive Security announces the release of Kali Linux – their “most advanced, robust, and stable penetration testing distribution to date.”

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Critical Security Vulnerabilities Handling critical security vulnerabilities: Three incidents

Feb 22, 2013

We look at what makes a security issue critical and how upstream developers and vendors respond by examining three incidents: CVE-2013-0156, CVE-2013-0333, and rubygems.org. incident response handling.

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Memory Analysis Forensic analysis of memory on Linux

Feb 22, 2013

In computer forensics, memory analysis is becoming increasingly important as a means for investigating security incidents. In this article, we provide an overview of the various memory dumping options on Linux and introduce the support in Linux for the Volatility Analysis Framework.

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Digital Signatures and Encryption with SSL Secure email and LibreOffice documents

Dec 19, 2012

Using personal, self-signed certificates and digital encryption.

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Electronic Freedom Foundation Criticizes Ubuntu

Nov 01, 2012

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) publishes a blog post critical of the new search feature included in Ubuntu 12.10.

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Security Lessons: Web Frameworks Evaluating web frameworks

Oct 26, 2012

Stop re-inventing the wheel and build your web applications with the excellent tools already available.

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Linux News

Oct 26, 2012
  • AMD/OpenJDK/Oracle explore use of GPUs
  • Smartphone security
  • ASF Airavata
  • Slackware 14 release
  • Shuttleworth funds Inktank/Ceph
  • New Apache toplevel project
  • Zentyal 3.0 small business server reveals major release
  • Keccak wins NIST
  • SHA-3 competition
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Side Channel Attacks Some web applications send unnecessary information to attackers

Aug 23, 2012

Sometimes error messages or log entries are too verbose for their own good, disclosing valuable information to attackers.

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