CeBIT 2009 Previews, Open Source a Highlight

Jan 14, 2009

Linux and free software will get some prominence at the upcoming CeBIT trade show in Hannover, Germany, March 3-8. A star-studded preview event will open the show, and a press conference has already taken place in Munich.

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25C3: Severe Vulnerabilities in SSL and SSH

Jan 02, 2009

The last day of the four-day 25C3 congress in Berlin ended with an edge of suspense. In keeping with the theme of the congress, speakers had "nothing to hide" about well-known and new vulnerabilities in two of the most important Internet security protocols, SSH and SSL.

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Ontario Linux Fest 2008 All that and an inflatable Tux

Dec 31, 2008

New venue for Ontario Linux Fest 2008 puts the community into the conference.

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25c3 Introduces Open Source Tool for PLC Monitoring

Dec 30, 2008

Two French developers have introduced a configuration software for Intellon-based Power Line Communication devices (PLC) at the 25c3 in Berlin. Simultaneously, the developers declared the software, called Faifa, as Open Source.

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25C3: Dan Kaminsky Invokes DNSSEC

Dec 30, 2008

Dan Kaminsky, front man of the DNS attacks band the middle of 2008, has delivered a retrospective at the 25th annual Chaos Communication Congress (25C3) on the background and process of DNS vulnerability. But he also set his sights on the future. And outside-the-box thinker Dan J. Bernstein also had a thing or two to say.

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25c3 Nothing To Hide: Chaos Communication Congress in Germany

Dec 29, 2008

The Germany based Chaos Computer Club (CCC) has opened its traditional annual conference in Berlin, Germany, again this year. After a year of breakdowns in data security, the hacker organization is calling for a number of new protective measures.

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Novell Nixes BrainShare

Dec 17, 2008

Novell announced that BrainShare 2009 has been canceled. BrainShare has been held for more than 20 years, and the 2009 event was scheduled for March 8 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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KDE and Gnome: Details for Jamaica and Gran Canaria

Dec 01, 2008

Dates for lectures at the first Akademy extension, “Camp KDE”, (Jan 17 to 23, 2009) in Jamaica have been set. Dates for the first KDE-Gnome conference in Gran Canaria have also been agreed, (July 3 to 11, 2009) along with a location.

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