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 »
Security Lessons (Almost) undetectable hardware-based rootkitsDec 01, 2008
We look at the history of the rootkit, including its newest incarnation, the DR RootKit.more »
Free antivirus toolkit ClamAV released a stopgap version 0.94.1 to fix a number of bugs, but also to provide a new feature.more »
Smart Access Intro Techniques for managing user identities in LinuxNov 01, 2008
Maybe password security isn't perfect, but most networks depend on it. This month we examine some tools for smarter, more versatile authentication.more »
Security Lessons How hacking got easyNov 01, 2008
When it comes to security, public disclosure of vulnerabilities and working exploit code is now common. We look at why this can be both harmful and helpful to securing your systems.more »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.