Forensics in Freiburg Hacker trainer for law enforcement agentsMay 01, 2009
A former intrusion specialist is training a gathering of European law enforcement agents in how the bad guys work on the Internet. Contributing editor Markus Feilner stops in for a lesson in attack techniques.more »
OpenSSL is approaching version 1.0: the first beta provides a few enhancements and the project is calling for tests.more »
Ratproxy The Ratproxy security scanner looks for vulnerabilities in web applicationsApr 01, 2009
Google's Ratproxy is a free testing tool that searches for security problems in web applications.more »
Adeona Open source laptop tracking and recoveryMar 01, 2009
If you use a laptop, you have a good chance of having it lost or stolen. Learn about Adeona, a reliable open source system that can help you locate your lost or stolen laptop.more »
Security Lessons The death of MD5 (and some SSL certificates)Mar 01, 2009
Researchers set out to compromise MD5 in an effort to convince people to stop using it. We explain how the attack worked and what this means for you.more »
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.