"If we are going to call Nmap the 'Network Mapper', it should at least be able to draw you a map of the network! " writes developer Fyodor in announcing the newest version 4.75 of the Nmap security scanner.more »
Free blog software WordPress notifies of a security update in its 2.6.2 version.more »
Wietse Venema, the developer of Postfix, points in an advisory to a security problem in connection with the Linux and Solaris filesystems. As more recent versions of these operating systems no longer comply with the POSIX standard for links, local attackers may be able to attach files to other users' Postfix mailboxes.more »
OCFA Exploring the Open Computer Forensics ArchitectureJul 31, 2008
Automate the forensics process with the Dutch police department's Open Computer Forensics Architecture.more »
Security Lessons The Debian OpenSSL disasterJul 31, 2008
Find out what we can learn from the Debian OpenSSL disaster.more »
Mozilla has just released version 3.0.1 of the Firefox browser; the first maintenance update removes a couple of vulnerabilities and fixes a some minor bugs.more »
Argus Keeping an eye on the network with ArgusJul 11, 2008
Argus helps you monitor the flow of data on your network, detect trends, discover worms and viruses, and analyze bandwidth usage.more »
Tarpits Using tarpits to trap spammersJul 11, 2008
A tarpit slows down spam by reducing the effectiveness of the spammer’s weapons.more »
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.