Fedora converts package keys

Sep 10, 2008

After discovering that some Fedora servers have been illegally accessed, the Fedora Project is, as of today, converting the signing keys for Linux distribution packages.

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Improved virus detection with ClamAV 0.94

Sep 04, 2008

The latest version of the open source anti-virus scanner, ClamAV 0.94, promises to improve virus detection rates with enhanced scanning capabilities.

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KEY EXPERIENCE The sys admin's daily grind: Single-packet authentication

Aug 26, 2008

Conventional, woodpecker-style port knocking is open to sniffing and brute force knocking attacks. Sending an encrypted packet with an access request to the server is safer and more modern. Learn more about Firewall Knock Operator, a.k.a. Fwknop.

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Grendel Scan 1.0: Automatic Security Check for Web Applications

Aug 13, 2008

Grendel Scan version 1.0, a Web application testing tools, was introduced at the Defcon Security Conference in Las Vegas.

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OpenVPN counters censorship Open Source Software Helps Surmount China's "Great Firewall" Instrument Of Censorship

Aug 07, 2008

Journalists at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing will not have unfettered access to the Internet. However, GPL software OpenVPN can be used to easily circumvent such censorship.

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Tracing Intruders Intro Examining the art of computer forensics

Aug 01, 2008

You don't need expensive proprietary tools to practice the craft of computer forensics.

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Investigating Windows Systems Investigating Windows systems with Linux

Aug 01, 2008

A forensics expert explains how to extract interesting details from a confiscated Windows hard disk using standard Linux tools.

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Address Protection Fending off spam before it reaches your filter

Jul 10, 2008

Sometimes the best way to keep spam out of your mailbox is to keep the spammers from getting your address.

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