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Tor 0.3.0.6 Revamps Guard Selection Algorithm to Resist Guard-Capture Attacks
(Apr 28, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Tor 0.3.0 stable series also deprecates the use of old RSA1024 keys for both relays and clients

Improve Your Online Security with Tails
(Apr 27, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Find your way through the maze of online dangers with Tails, Tor, and tips from Carla Schroder.

Install Kali Linux Tools Using Katoolin In Linux
(Apr 26, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Katoolin is a Python script which is used to install all Kali Linux tools either automatically or manually one by one.

Another Stable Update Released for the Linux 3.18 Kernel, Adds Many Improvements
(Apr 26, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Last week Linux 3.18, which remains marked as EOL (End-of-Life) on the kernel.org website, received an unexpected maintenance update

Securing Docker, One Patch at a Time
(Apr 25, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: The open-source Docker container project integrates many different security approaches, but like every other software project, it still has to deal with reported software vulnerabilities.

How The Update Framework Improves Security of Software Updates
(Apr 25, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Simply using HTTPS to make sure a software update is secure isn't enough to fully validate that a given update hasn't been tampered with. That's where The Update Framework can help.

The Story of Getting SSH Port 22
(Apr 24, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

It's no coincidence that the SSH protocol got assigned to port 22.

Libreswan based Ipsec VPN using preshared and RSA keys on Ubuntu
(Apr 24, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: The purpose of this tutorial is to explore LibreSwan which provides an IPsec protocol implementation

How to track and secure open source in your enterprise
(Apr 24, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Your developers are using open source even if you don't know about it.

Firefox 53 Introduces Quantum Compositor, Reducing Browser Crashes
(Apr 20, 2017, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Mozilla improves the Firefox browser with a new graphics rendering technology and patches for 39 security vulnerabilities.

Google Promotes Chrome 58 to Stable Channel with 29 Security Fixes, Improvements
(Apr 19, 2017, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

Chrome 58.0.3029.81 is now the latest stable release of the popular web browser from Google, bringing a number of fixes and improvements

Docker LinuxKit: Secure Linux containers for Windows, macOS, and clouds
(Apr 19, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Docker introduces lightweight Linux containers for other platforms.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Users Get New Kernel Live Update, 14 Vulnerabilities Patched
(Apr 18, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

A total of fourteenth Linux kernel vulnerabilities have been patched for users of the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system series

How to Set Up a Firewall with iptables on Ubuntu and CentOS
(Apr 18, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Iptables is an administration tool for IPv4 packet filtering and NAT and it is used to set up and manage the tables of IPv4 packet filter rules in the Linux kernel.

Big Linux bug, low security concerns
(Apr 17, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: A long-fixed bug in how Android and Linux handles UDP network connections has caused a lot of unnecessary worry.

Twistlock 2.0 Improves Container Security and Compliance
(Apr 17, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Twistlock's new offering is designed to go beyond best practices configuration for container security to provide improved runtime security.

Capsule8 Building Container-Aware Security Platform for Linux
(Apr 14, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

VIDEO: Capsule8 CTO Dino Dai Zovi and CEO John Viega talk about container security and their startup's plans.

Unpatched vulnerability exposes Magento online shops to hacking
(Apr 13, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 CIO.com: An unpatched vulnerability in the Magento e-commerce platform could allow hackers to upload and execute malicious code on web servers that host online shops.

How to check your Linux servers for rootkits and malware
(Apr 12, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRepublic: Linux is a reliable, secure choice for your data center. Even so, doing regular checks for rootkits and malware is always an advised best practice.

Quick Guide: How To hack android with Kali Linux
(Apr 09, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxRoutes: Making use of msfvenom tool within Kali linux which is best combination of Msfpayload and Msfencode.

Samsung's squashing of malicious Tizen smart TV bugs is turning messy
(Apr 08, 2017, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

Samsung still doesn't know many of the bugs need to be patched.

Xen Patches Hypervisor Breakout Risk Without Breaking the Cloud
(Apr 07, 2017, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

The open-source Xen virtualization project patches a security vulnerability that could have enabled an attacker to breakout from hypervisor isolation. But unlike a Xen flaw in 2014, this time public cloud providers do not have to reboot all their servers.

Building a secure bootloader for the Quark D2000 and SE
(Apr 07, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxGizmos: At ELC 2017, Intel's Daniele Alessandrelli related how his team built a QM-Bootloader for Intel's MCU-like Quark D2000 and SE with secure firmware upgrades.

Critical Xen hypervisor flaw endangers virtualized environments
(Apr 07, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

A critical vulnerability in the widely used Xen hypervisor allows attackers to break out of a guest operating system running inside a virtual machine and access the host system's entire memory.

An Easiest Way To Install And Configure OpenVPN Server In Linux
(Apr 06, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

An easy way to install and configure OpenVPN server and client in RPM based and DEB based systems.

Golang to the rescue: Saving DevOps from TLS turmoil
(Apr 06, 2017, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Find out about a use case that created a need for testing certificate chains, appropriate web server security settings, and the Go code used for...

Cilium Project Aims to Improve Container Networking Security
(Apr 05, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

[VIDEO] Dan Wendlandt, CEO and co-founder of stealth startup Covalent provides insight into what Cilium is all about.

Installation guide for Let's Encrypt SSL certificate on Apache YUM based Linux system
(Apr 05, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 kerneltalks: Learn to configure free, open source, secure Lets Encrypt SSL certificate on Apache webserver running on YUM based Linux server.

Mosh (Mobile Shell) - Best Alternative for SSH to Connect Remote System
(Apr 04, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Mosh stands for (mobile shell)

Two Clever Linux Tricks to secure plain text files.
(Apr 03, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Everybody nowadays thinks in terms of securing data.

Test And Recover Your Passwords By Cracking Them With Hashcat
(Apr 02, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxConfig: Hashcat is a robust password cracking tool that can help you recover lost passwords, audit password security, benchmark, or just figure out what data is stored in a hash.

Encrypt Your Email With GPG, Thunderbird, and Enigmail
(Apr 01, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Encrypting everything online is becoming more important by the day

Open-source developers targeted in sophisticated malware attack
(Mar 31, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

For the past few months, developers who publish their code on GitHub have been targeted in an attack campaign that uses a little-known but potent cyberespionage malware.

Kubernetes Security Policies Benefit from Best Practices
(Mar 30, 2017, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The open-source Kubernetes container management and orchestration system has implemented a security vulnerability disclosure policy that aims to help minimize risk.

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