Security Lessons: Signing Code Insecure updates are the rule, not the exceptionMay 31, 2013
Kurt looks at the practice of code signing and examines why so few upstream open source projects actually do it.more »
Stopping Drive-By Attacks Tools to prevent drive-by attacksMay 31, 2013
You won't find a perfect solution to the growing problem of drive-by attacks, but many tools are available to help you keep malicious code off your network.more »
- US gov embraces open data
- Apache Cdorked.A exploit discovered
- News Bites
New Intel CEO
- FSF scolds W3C
- Torvalds releases Kernel 3.9
- Xen new LF collaboration project
- Debian 7.0“wheezy” debuts
- Windows XP most likely to be victim of attack.
Security Lessons – Ruby Tools Ruby, Rails, and Gems developer toolsApr 30, 2013
Great tools and resources are available to help you write secure Ruby on Rails code. Kurt examines some tools and offers some tips.more »
Security Lessons – XML Security It’s time to take XML out back and shoot itMar 15, 2013
XML security problems are numerous, but you can take steps to limit your exposure – or you can use a different standard.more »
Kernel Rootkit Tricks The Spy WithinMar 11, 2013
Rootkits allow attackers to take complete control of a computer. We describe the tricks intruders use to gain access to the Linux kernel and provide guidelines on hardening the kernel against such attacks.more »
Command Line – Bastille Linux Learning the basics of architectural securityFeb 22, 2013
Security applications like antivirus protectors respond to events, rather than preventing them from happening, but the best security in Linux is architectural – that is, in its configuration.more »
Grsecurity Airtight system security with GrsecurityFeb 22, 2013
Security-conscious people dig a deep moat with crocodiles around their homes, hide their furniture in back rooms, and only let visitors into the bathroom if they know the secret password. Grsecurity follows a similarly extreme principle.more »
Customers can take a free test drive of SLES for HPC on the Azure Cloud
San Francisco-based chip company announces their first fully open source chip platform.
The whole distro gets rebuilt on glibc 2.3
Ubuntu Vendor tries to solve app packaging and distribution problem across distributions.
Founder of ownCloud launches the Nextcloud project.
Will The Machine change the way future programmers think about memory?
The new Torus distributed storage system is available under an open source license on GitHub
Juries decides Google’s use of Java APIs Was Fair Use
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules