Issue #69 / Aug 2006
Cover Theme: How to Write a Rootkit
DVD: Ubuntu 6.06 ‘Dapper Drake’
NEWS: GOOGLE GOBBLEDear Linux Magazine Reader, Google has become a ubiquitous part of daily life – at least in my house. Of course, pe......
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COVER STORY: Rootkits and Linux SecurityKernel 2.6 rootkits and the quest for Linux security
Your Linux system may not be so airtight after all. To understand the threats, you need to think like an intruder. We'll show you what the intruders are thinking now about the Linux 2.6 kernel.
COVER STORY: How to Write a RootkitRootkits for the Linux kernel 2.6
Today’s rootkits infiltrate a target system at kernel level, thus escaping unwanted attention from administrators. Read on for a practical look at how a kernel rootkit really works.
COVER STORY: AppArmorShutting out intruders with AppArmor
When an attacker succeeds in infecting a victim’s system, the attacker inherits the victim’s privileges. App Armor beats the attack by reducing the potential victim’s privileges to a minimum.
COVER STORY: SELinuxMandatory Access Control with SELinux
SELinux provides a comprehensive Mandatory Access Control system for Linux, if you are ready for all the details.
COVER STORY: AppArmor vs. SELinuxNovell and Red Hat security experts face off on AppArmor and SELinux
Security Enhanced Linux or App Armor? Linux Magazine invited two well-known personalities from Red Hat and Novell to debate the merits of their security systems.
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REVIEWS: Gnome 2.14A look at the Gnome 2.14 desktop environment
New features and a leaner, faster, prettier desktop. Are you ready for the latest Gnome?
KNOW-HOW: LeaftagMaking metadata with Leaftag
The experimental Leaftag provides a convenient means for associating files with search categories and other metadata.
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.