Endian Firewall Community 2.3 with New Features

Oct 28, 2009

Italian firm Endian has completed work on a Linux-based firewall software product in version 2.3. The Community edition of the Endian Firewall (EFW) includes features that were previously available for paying customers only.

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Dell Linux Developers Implement TPM

Oct 20, 2009

Most Linux users think of Trusted Platform Module (TPM) as digital rights management (DRM), i.e. software freedom prevention. However, TPM used in some Intel computer modules may have some useful functions.

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Mozilla Firefox Blocks Microsoft Add-Ons -- Temporarily

Oct 20, 2009

Mozilla added Microsoft's .NET Framework Assistant to its add-ons blocklist over the weekend. The blocklist blocks programs with evident security vulnerabilities. Before the weekend was over, the app was stricken from the list again.

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(Update) Belier: SSH with Points Along the Way

Oct 12, 2009

An SSH connection to a not directly linked system frequently makes at least one hop through the DMZ. The Belier tool simplifies this process. The program is now available in Debian's sid repository.

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Apache 2.2.14 Bug Fixes and More

Oct 08, 2009

The Apache HTTP server version 2.2.14 incorporates significant bug fixes.

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Crosstool-NG 1.5.0 Adds Experimental AVR32 and Canadian Builds

Oct 07, 2009

The free toolchain generator Crosstool-NG is available in version 1.5.0 and introduces numerous new features.

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Vulnerabilities in QNAP, Ffmpeg and VLC

Sep 22, 2009

The Secunia security firm has found multiple vulnerabilities in the popular ffmpeg multimedia framework that is the basis for most Linux media players.

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New products and updates

Sep 18, 2009

Professional users are always searching for an edge. Whether you work with Linux as a webmaster, programmer, system administrator, or security consultant, you know the best solution depends on finding the right tool for the job. We thought you might be interested in the following new products and updates.

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