Sys admin tools Smart tools for sys adminsNov 24, 2009
This month we check out some new tools and take a closer look at some classic system administration utilities.more »
The Apache Foundation had its big conference November 2-6 in Portland OR and Linux Pro Magazine was there with its camera. To celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the foundation, some highlights from the comprehensive program of talks are available for free in our video archives now.more »
Security Lessons: Rate Limiting Making sure your application is availableNov 24, 2009
Maybe we should listen to those network guys.more »
An SSH connection to a not directly linked system frequently makes at least one hop through the DMZ. The Belier tool simplifies this process. The program is now available in Debian's sid repository.more »
Introduction The sys admin's daily grind: HttptunnelSep 30, 2009
Just a couple of hours after completing this article, Charly headed off on vacation. Before he left, he indulged in a spot of piercing to help him work around the paranoid firewalls waiting for him in the Internet cafes at his holiday location.more »
The Network Security Toolkit (NST), a live DVD with countless security tools, is available in version 2.11.0. Much of the work focused on the installation and update mechanisms.more »
Intrusion Prevention Intro Understanding, detecting, and preventing network attacksAug 31, 2009
This month we look into the intruder's toolkit and investigate some prudent counter-measures for detecting and preventing attacks.more »
Security Visualization Tools Tools for visualizing IDS outputAug 31, 2009
Spot intruders with these easy security visualization tools.more »
Xen project announces a privilege escalation problem for Qemu host systems
Attackers can compromise an Android phone just by sending a text message
PC vendor will pre-install Ubuntu on portables in India.
More embarrassment for Adobe's embattled multimedia tool
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.