Kaspersky Lab: Spammers Do Their Own Advertising

Aug 27, 2009

In its semi-annual spam report, the Russian security experts Kaspersky Lab have concluded the economic crisis has had no bearing on the amount of spam distributed worldwide. However, spammers have had to turn to creating ads for their very own services.

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OpenBSD Developers Work on AerieBSD

Aug 26, 2009

A group of OpenBSD developers have joined in the AerieBSD project. A new distro is being prepared whose likeness to OpenBSD is unmistakable.

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Moonlight 2.0 Enters Test Phase

Aug 18, 2009

The first beta version of Moonlight 2.0 has been released. Moonlight is the free counterpart to Silverlight, Microsoft-Novell's attempt to rival Flash.

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Kind of Magic: Parted Magic 4.4 Halves RAM Usage, Dial-Up Available

Aug 14, 2009

The Parted Magic LiveCD provides numerous tools for partitioning and data backup and recovery. The newest version 4.4 runs on systems with just 256-MByte RAM and now supports dial-up networking.

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Image-Conscious: Oracle Releases Template Builder

Aug 13, 2009

Template Builder as of now is a permanent part of Oracle's JeOS mini-Linux and produces images, known as templates, for Oracle VM.

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Tidydoc Document Organizer

Aug 13, 2009

Tidydoc makes organizing documents easy, be it via a file transfer program or web interface. The open source software is now available in version 0.5.

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Finnix 93.0 Fresh from Debian Testing

Aug 13, 2009

Finnix, a LiveCD Linux distro for system administrators, is available in version 93.0.

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Sun Stops Solaris Express Community Edition

Aug 12, 2009

Sun will discontinue production of Solaris Express Community Edition (SXCE) by the end of October. A replacement is being planned.

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