Security Lessons (Almost) undetectable hardware-based rootkitsNov 30, 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 LinuxOct 31, 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 easyOct 31, 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 »
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) has placed videos of its latest conference online. The open- source project concerns itself with web application security.more »
Beta test of the Open Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS) is targeted at experienced users and developers of security solutions.more »
Finnish company SSH Communications Security has expanded its product family SSH Tectia with a security software package for Linux running on IBM System z mainframes.more »
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
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.