Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: TorOct 31, 2005
Some people don’t mind leaving traces of their IP address wherever they go, others prefer to use a tool like The Onion Router.more »
Java Anonymous Proxy Anonymous surfing with Java Anonymous ProxyOct 31, 2005
Many Websites log IP addresses and access times to identify users. If you don’t want to wind up as data in someone’s market research, the Java Anonymous Proxy will keep your surfing secret.more »
Squid proxy server Implementing a home proxy server with SquidOct 31, 2005
A proxy server provides safer and more efficient surfing. Although commercial proxy solutions are available, all you really need is Linux and an old PC in the attic.more »
XSA Attack Stopping the cross-site authentication attackOct 31, 2005
A new form of phishing attack deposits an HTML tag on the vulnerable service to trap users into authenticating.more »
Web Filters Privoxy and Webcleaner content filtersSep 30, 2005
Content filters protect a web user’s privacy and keep the flood of unsolicited advertising at bay. We’ll show you a pair of popular Open Source content filters.more »
Socks 5 Examining the generic Socks version 5 proxy protocolJun 30, 2005
Socks is a universal proxy protocol for TCP and UDP that allows internal hosts to securely pass the firewall and authenticates users. This article describes the latest version of the Socks proxy protocol and shows how to implement it.more »
Anonymous Email Anonymous Remail with MixmasterApr 30, 2005
Anonymous remail protects the sender’s identity against potential eavesdroppers. The Mixmaster protocol gives users a mature technology for anonymous remail, and the text-based Mixmaster client is an example of a free remailer application.more »
Admin Workshop Identd Insider Tips: Identd with Linux-based ServersMar 31, 2005
In last month’s issue of Admin Workshop, we introduced tools that help admins get services up and running. This month, we will show how you can use the Ident protocol to associate a user name with a TCP connection.more »
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
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics