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Ubuntu-Based BackBox Linux 4.6 Launches with Updated Hacking Tools, Kernel 4.2
(May 27, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: BackBox Linux 4.6 arrives four months since the release of BackBox Linux 4.5, bringing many updated hacking tools.

Cloud Foundry’s Security Strategy: Rotate, Repair, Repave
(May 25, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

The New Stack: Most enterprises are addressing security at the wrong tempo

How to easily encrypt/decrypt a file in Linux with gpg
(May 25, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRepublic: Stop your search for an easy way to encrypt and decrypt files in Linux -- the built-in gpg tool will do the trick.

The State of Google Security in 2016
(May 25, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Google is actively working on multiple efforts to make the Internet safer for everyone, as it pushes good password practices and auto-updates.

Systemd Reverts Its Stance On Letting Users Access Frame-Buffer Devices
(May 25, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: A change made in the recent release of systemd 230 makes it easy for rogue user processes to be able to spy on your desktop, assuming a few conditions are met.

How To Install All Kali Linux Tools On Ubuntu Using “Katoolin” Script?
(May 24, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

FOSSbytes: Kali Linux is one of the most popular Linux-based distributions being used by ethical hackers.

Server monitoring with Icinga 2 and Icingaweb 2 on CentOS 7
(May 23, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: Icinga 2 is a scalable Open Source monitoring software.

Aqua Launches Container Security Platform
(May 20, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The newly renamed company says finding vulnerabilities in containers isn't just about looking for known issues.

How To Prepare Linux System For PCI DSS Compliance
(May 19, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxPitStop: PCI DSS is intended to protect sensitive cardholder data.

Security Auditing and Scanning Tool for your Linux system.
(May 18, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Lynis is an open source auditing tool for Linux operating systems.

Mozilla Issues Legal Challenge to FBI to Disclose Firefox Flaw
(May 17, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Mozilla wants the FBI to responsibly disclose an unknown zero-day vulnerability in the open-source Firefox Web browser.

Let's Encrypt: The Good and the Bad
(May 17, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: Let's Encrypt isn't all good...

The Truth about Linux 4.6
(May 16, 2016, 05:00) (1 talkbacks)

grsecurity: As anticipated in public comments, the Linux Foundation is already beginning a campaign to rewrite history and mislead Linux users.

How to make containers more secure
(May 14, 2016, 18:00) (0 talkbacks) CoreOS's Matthew Garrett talks about the security risks in containers and how he and others are working to mitigate such risks.

How to Set Up 2-Factor Authentication for Login and sudo
(May 13, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks) We live in a world where data is an incredibly valuable currency, and you’re always at risk of loss.

Fully automated dockerized Let's Encrypt reverse proxy
(May 13, 2016, 04:00) (1 talkbacks)

While most people agree that securing web sites with SSL is a good thing, many sites still lack the necessary certificates.

SELinux vs Systemd: What's Safer for Linux Servers?
(May 12, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: At CoreOS Fest, Lennart Poettering, one of the co-inventors of systemd explains how it works and how it compares to SELinux

Managing passwords in Linux with KeePassX
(May 12, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks) KeePassX remembers hundreds of passwords across various applications.

Encrypt Your Cloud Files With Cryptomator (Open Source, Cross-Platform)
(May 12, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 webupd8: Cryptomator is a free and open source client-side encryption solution for your cloud files, available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X, as well as iOS.

Facebook Open-Sources Its Capture the Flag Competition Platform
(May 11, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

Security gamification technology has already been used for hundreds of contests, helping to improve the state of security education.

How Linux Kernel Development Impacts Security : CoreOS Fest
(May 11, 2016, 15:17) (0 talkbacks)

At CoreOS Fest, Greg Kroah-Hartman, maintainer of the Linux kernel, declares that almost all bugs can be security issues.

ImageMagick's ImageTragick: Exploits Not Yet Widespread
(May 11, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: So far the attacks don't appear to be widespread.

Here's a List of All the Ethical Hacking Tools Included in BlackArch Linux
(May 10, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

The BlackArch Linux devs were proud to announce that their collection of penetration testing and security auditing tools has been increased to a little over 1,400 items

6 Best Open Source Firewall Solutions
(May 09, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

One important step to protect a system is using a firewall

OpenSSL Patches Six Vulnerabilities
(May 06, 2016, 08:00) (1 talkbacks)

Only two of the flaws patched are rated as high impact, and none is getting the Heartbleed treatment.

Linux Foundation Advances Security Efforts via Badging Program
(May 06, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The Linux Foundation Core Infrastructure Initiative's badging program matures, as the first projects to achieve security badges are announced.

Open Source ImageMagick Security Big Puts Sites at Risk
(May 04, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

FOSSforce: ImageMagick, an open source suite of tools for working with graphic images used by a large number of websites, has been found to contain a serious security vulnerability

Google Patches 40 Android Flaws in May Update
(May 03, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: No surprise, but once again mediaserver is identified as being vulnerable, as Google patches two critical and five high impact vulnerabilities in the component.

How to Conduct Internal Penetration Testing
(May 02, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: Automated penetration testing tools and open source tools, especially those in Linux security distributions, are invaluable aids for internal pentests.

How to Encrypt/Decrypt and Password Protect Files in Linux
(May 02, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: It's easy with Linux

BlackArch Linux Now Provides over 1,400 Penetration Testing Tools, New ISO Lands
(May 02, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: BlackArch 2016.04.28 adds more than 80 new tools that can be used for penetration testing and security auditing operations. As expected, many of the penetration testing tools included in the BlackArch Linux operating system

Ubuntu Founder Pledges No Back Doors
(May 02, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

VIDEO: Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical and Ubuntu, discusses what might be coming in Ubuntu 16.10 later this year and why security is something he will never compromise.

OpenStack Security Project Continues to Help Secure the Cloud
(Apr 28, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The leader of the OpenStack Security Project details technologies and processes now in place to help build, configure and deploy the cloud securely.

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