Error in Linux Filesystemen Endangers Postfix

Aug 14, 2008

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.

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Recovering Deleted Files Carving tools help you recover deleted files

Jul 31, 2008

Modern filesystems make forensic file recovery much more difficult. Tools like Foremost and Scalpel identify data structures and carve files from a hard disk image.

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Tux Redux

Jul 25, 2008

Daniel Phillips has relaunched his Tux filesystem. After Tux2 failed due to patenting issues eight years ago, Phillips has now invited developers to collaborate on Tux3.

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iWatch Monitoring directories with iWatch

Jul 10, 2008

Why wait for cron? iWatch monitors critical files and directories in realtime. This handy Perl script then notifies the user or runs a configurable command when change occurs.

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Write Barriers Working with write barriers and journaling filesystems

Jul 09, 2008

Your journaling filesystem is carefully tracking write operations – but what happens when the data gets to the disk? A write barrier request can help protect your data.

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Windows Vista File Sharing Sharing files with Linux and Vista

Jul 09, 2008

If you want to share files your own way, Vista might need some help.

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Linux Filesystems in Vista Accessing Linux partitions with Vista

Jul 08, 2008

Vista is no better than its predecessors at accessing Linux partitions. If you need to access a Linux filesystem from Vista, you will need a third-party tool.

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Krusander Managing files with the Krusader twin-panel file manager

Jul 08, 2008

The user-friendly Krusader brings the time-honored twin-panel file manager format to the Linux desktop and offers easy shortcuts for keyboard users.

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