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 »
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open-source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.
Ultra-sophisticated attack tool might have originated from a state-sponsored intelligence service.
New alternative for init comes with a small footprint and minimal configuration.
X marks the target for the next-generation windowing system.
Super-clone CentOS Linux gets beamed up to the mother ship.
HTML technology will enable new video editing and playback options.
New Linux distro is optimzed for gaming.