Filtering home Internet access with Squid
Many commercial filtering solutions are based on Squid. Although they are not available under free licenses, and even cost money in some cases, the advantage is that they give you daily updated, graduated filter lists that offer excellent protection.
Free filter lists such as the SquidGuard  lists are also available.
The Squid proxy server system lets you keep control of Internet traffic – even on a small, home-sized network. If necessary, Squid will act as a transparent proxy that you do not need to configure explicitly on the browser side. Squid also offers simple traffic shaping – that is, the ability to assign bandwidth to clients based on a set of rules.
- Squid: http://www.squid-cache.org
- Squid configuration file: http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v2/2.6/cfgman/
- Privoxy: http://www.privoxy.org/
- Regular expressions: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regular_Expression
- SquidGuard: http://www.squidguard.org/blacklists.html
Buy this article as PDF
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.
Klaus Knopper announces the latest version of his iconic Live Linux system.
All websites that use these popular CMS tools could be vulnerable to denial of service attacks if users don't install the updates.
According to a report, many potential victims of the Heartbleed attack have patched their systems, but few have cleaned up the crime scene to protect themselves from the effects of a previous intrusion.
DARPA and NICTA release the code for the ultra-secure microkernel system used in aerial drones.
Should you trust an online service to store your online passwords?
New B+ board lets you build cool things without the complication of a powered USB hub.