The Mozilla Firefox 3.6 browser is now available and provides performance improvements and numerous technical enhancements.more »
Microsoft has decided to issue a special patch outside its usual patchday rhythm for all its Internet Explorer versions to close a severe vulnerability issue. Downloads of Firefox have accordingly skyrocketed.more »
The Apache Foundation had its big conference November 2-6 in Portland OR and Linux Pro Magazine was there with its camera. To celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the foundation, some highlights from the comprehensive program of talks are available for free in our video archives now.more »
Introduction The sys admin's daily grind: HttptunnelOct 01, 2009
Just a couple of hours after completing this article, Charly headed off on vacation. Before he left, he indulged in a spot of piercing to help him work around the paranoid firewalls waiting for him in the Internet cafes at his holiday location.more »
Intrusion Prevention Intro Understanding, detecting, and preventing network attacksSep 01, 2009
This month we look into the intruder's toolkit and investigate some prudent counter-measures for detecting and preventing attacks.more »
Security fixes address a few vulnerabilities in Mozilla Thunderbird and SeaMonkey.more »
Ratproxy The Ratproxy security scanner looks for vulnerabilities in web applicationsApr 01, 2009
Google's Ratproxy is a free testing tool that searches for security problems in web applications.more »
At the CanSecWest Vancouver 2009 conference's PWN2OWN hacker's competition the Safari, Internet Explorer 8 and Firefox browsers were successfully hacked to run code on their systems. The Chrome browser was recognized as being the least impacted by the hackers.more »
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.
The new Gnome release includes privacy and sharing settings, allowing more user control over access to personal information.
Mozilla is collaborating with Samsung on a new web browser engine called Servo.