Almost every wireless LAN has some potential security weaknesses. The Wifislax Slackware derivative helps detect and eliminate them.more »
Qubes OS Exploring the Qubes OS secure operating systemJan 27, 2014
Most operating systems claim to be secure; however, most fail terribly. Newcomer Qubes OS tries a different approach, relying on a microkernel and pervasive virtualization.more »
A new web application helps users visualize distributed denial-of-service attacks.more »
Communication in the Post-PRISM World PRISM Break: Part 1Aug 12, 2013
Linux users didn’t need the recent NSA eavesdropping scandal to convince them that securing communication was a good idea. For years, free software developers have been creating secure tools that offer similar functionalities to all of those popular but very leaky services with ridiculous names.more »
Security Lessons: GlusterFS Secure storage with GlusterFSJul 02, 2013
You can create distributed, replicated, and high-performance storage systems using GlusterFS and some inexpensive hardware. Kurt explains.more »
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 »
Table of Contents: 152 What's inside the July 2013 issueMay 20, 2013
We look at SharePoint integration and show you how to manage Active Directory from Linux. But first, a special story on a dangerous new class of intrusion tools.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.