Security Lessons Linux security in the cloudMar 28, 2011
Although you give up control of the underlying infrastructure when you use cloud computing, you can still maintain some control over security.more »
Intrusion Detection Platform-independent and extensible IDS with PreludeMar 23, 2011
The Prelude security information management system receives both host- and network-based IDS messages and displays them in an easy web interface. We show you how to set it up.more »
Security Lessons: Secure Video Secure Video SurveillanceMar 01, 2011
Unless your surveillance cameras are wired directly to a video board, they are notoriously insecure. We show you how to keep your cameras from being compromised.more »
Security Lessons: HTML5 HTML5 – Building a better botnetJan 31, 2011
New web technologies address shortcomings in web browsers but create new problems as well.more »
Security Lessons: OpenID User authentication for the massesDec 28, 2010
Outsourcing authentication services gives you access to more services – at a price. Kurt examines the pros and cons of distributed authentication.more »
The Institute for Security and Open Methodologies (ISECOM) announced the released of the Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM) 3.0.more »
Caine The Caine 2.0 forensic distributionNov 29, 2010
Caine is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 10.04 for forensic scientists and security-conscious administrators. Poised to do battle against IT ne’er-do-wells, Caine has a comprehensive selection of software, a user-friendly GUI, and responsive support.more »
Security Lessons: Passwords Avoid password fatigue with a password storage systemNov 23, 2010
Keeping track of all your passwords can be tricky. Kurt says: Keep your friends close and your passwords closer.more »
Report from the X-Force group says attackers are using TOR to hide their crimes
Future Firefox extensions will be compatible with Chrome.
Better read this if you bought your computer before 2011
Users should upgrade to the new version as soon as possible
Xen project announces a privilege escalation problem for Qemu host systems
Attackers can compromise an Android phone just by sending a text message
PC vendor will pre-install Ubuntu on portables in India.
More embarrassment for Adobe's embattled multimedia tool
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.