KEY EXPERIENCE The sys admin's daily grind: Single-packet authenticationAug 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.more »
Grendel Scan version 1.0, a Web application testing tools, was introduced at the Defcon Security Conference in Las Vegas.more »
OpenVPN counters censorship Open Source Software Helps Surmount China's "Great Firewall" Instrument Of CensorshipAug 06, 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.more »
Tracing Intruders Intro Examining the art of computer forensicsJul 31, 2008
You don't need expensive proprietary tools to practice the craft of computer forensics.more »
Investigating Windows Systems Investigating Windows systems with LinuxJul 31, 2008
A forensics expert explains how to extract interesting details from a confiscated Windows hard disk using standard Linux tools.more »
Address Protection Fending off spam before it reaches your filterJul 10, 2008
Sometimes the best way to keep spam out of your mailbox is to keep the spammers from getting your address.more »
BackTrack Looking for security holes with BackTrackJul 09, 2008
The BackTrack live distribution lets you act like an intruder to test your network’s security.more »
Netfilter's Recent Module Building a dynamic blacklist with Netfilter's Recent moduleJul 07, 2008
Netfilter’s Recent module builds a temporary blacklist to keep intruders off your network.more »
VMware bids for a stake in the container industry with a bold effort to integrate containers with its classic virtualization system.
3ROS attack tool lowers the technical bar so anyone can be an intruder.
Mozilla's latest browser offers powerful new privacy feature
If attackers are on your system, saving your passwords in a password vault is no protection.
Faulty hash algorithm persists, despite efforts by experts to raise awareness.
Powerful man-in-the-middle attack is now targeting online shopping.
Another high-profile coder says the kernel team needs a kinder, gentler culture.
Bug database has a bug of its own that could allow an intruder to create an unauthorized account.
Report focuses federal resources on achieving universal Internet access.
Leading browser makers say “no” to porous encryption algorithm