OpenVAS Exploring the OpenVAS vulnerability scannerNov 30, 2009
If you prefer to travel light and free, try OpenVAS, a GPLed fork of the Nessus scanning tool.more »
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 »
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.
A major setback for the Linux desktop.
Improved support for GPU in virtualization.
News site for the openSUSE community falls victim to a Wordpress exploit.
The source code is available online.