Issue 260 Jul 2022

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Cover Theme: Privacy

DVD Theme: Ubuntu 22.04 and Fedora 36

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If you are really serious about privacy, you’ll need to lean on more than your browser’s no tracking button. Those who need anonymity the most depend on the Tor network – a global project offering safe surfing even in surveillance states. We also look at Portmaster, an application firewall with some useful privacy features.

Issue 259 Jun 2022

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Cover Theme: Zero Trust

DVD Theme: Zorin OS 16.1 Core and Super GRUB2 Disk

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Twenty Years ago, everyone thought a gateway firewall was all you needed to stay safe from intruders, but recent history has told a different story. Today, the best advice is: Don't trust anyone. Your internal network could be just as dangerous as the Internet.

Issue 258 May 2022

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Cover Theme: Clean IT

DVD Theme: Manjaro 21.2 Qonos and DragonFly BSD 6.2.1

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Most people know you can save energy by changing to more efficient light bulbs, but did you know you can save energy with more efficient software? This month we examine the ongoing efforts to bring sustainability to the IT industry.

Issue 257 Apr 2022

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Cover Theme: Encryption

DVD Theme: Linux Mint 20.3 Cinnamon and deepin 20.4

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This month, we survey the state of encryption in Linux. We look beyond the basics to explore some of the tools and technologies that underpin the system of secrecy – and we show you what you need to know to ensure your privacy is airtight.

Issue 256 Mar 2022

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Cover Theme: Facial Recognition

DVD Theme: antiX 21 and Haiku (R1/beta3)

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Biometrics got a boost recently with the arrival of Microsoft's Hello technology. Now the open source world is catching up, with an innovative tool appropriately called Howdy. Facial authentication might not be ready for the CIA yet, but we'll help you get started with Howdy and explore the possibilities of authenticating with a glance.

Issue 255 Feb 2022

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Cover Theme: Break It to Make It

DVD Theme: Parrot OS 4.11 and Fedora Workstation 35

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Fuzz Testing: Ever wonder how attackers discover those "carefully crafted input strings" that crash programs and surrender control? Welcome to the world of fuzz testing. We introduce you to the art of fuzzing and explore some leading fuzz testing techniques.

Issue 254 Jan 2022

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Cover Theme: Phone Hacks

DVD Theme: Ubuntu 21.10 and EndeavourOS 2021.08.27

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Eventually phone manufactures just give up on supporting old hardware. If you're not ready to abandon that hardware yourself, you might find a better alternative with LineageOS – a free Android-based system that supports more than 300 phones, including many legacy models that are no longer supported by the vendor. We also explore PostmarketOS, a community-based Linux distribution that runs on several Android devices.

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