USENIX LISA: Ted T'so Helps with System Crashes and Presents SystemTap

Nov 12, 2008

Linux kernel developer Ted T'so shared his know-how in a number of tutorials at the USENIX LISA conference in San Diego. One theme was getting first help for system crashes, and in the process, he took the opportunity to present SystemTap.

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Nmap Scripting Automated penetration testing with Nmap’s new scripting engine

Nov 12, 2008

Nmap is rolling out a new scripting engine to automatically investigate vulnerabilities that turn up in a security scan. We’ll show you how to protect your network with Nmap and NSE.

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Open Storage Appliances from Sun

Nov 11, 2008

Sun Microsystems has added three new members to its Storage 7000 family that include Open Source software.

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Acrobatic Tumble: Serious Flaws in Adobe Reader 8.1.2

Nov 10, 2008

Adobe cautions in an advisory against a whole series of flaws in Adobe Reader 8.1.2. Most of them also affect Linux.

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Hackers Find Root Access to Android G1

Nov 06, 2008

Hackers of the XDA Forum found a simple hack to gain access to root privileges on the Android platform of G1 mobile phones.

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ESAPI 1.4: Security Methods for the Web

Nov 06, 2008

The Enterprise Security API (ESAPI), a set of documentation focusing on application software security, has released a new version 1.4. Javadocs were updated and old interfaces were replaced.

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Free Live Stream of Apachecon Keynotes

Nov 04, 2008

Linux Magazine is broadcasting a live stream from ApacheCon US 2008, LA, New Orleans (November 5 through 7). The keynotes from the developer conference are available free of charge.

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Stopgap: ClamAV 0.94.1 Fixes Errors

Nov 04, 2008

Free antivirus toolkit ClamAV released a stopgap version 0.94.1 to fix a number of bugs, but also to provide a new feature.

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