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How to Create an Anonymous Bootable Tails USB
(Jul 22, 2017, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: Tails is an excellent option for an anonymous operating system.

Internet Bug Bounty Raises New Funding to Improve Open-Source Security
(Jul 21, 2017, 13:30) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Bug bounty program that provides cash rewards for security researchers that responsibly disclose open-source code vulnerabilities, gets new money from Facebook, the Ford Foundation and GitHub.

Setting Up ClamAV Antivirus on Linux using Puppet
(Jul 18, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

ClamAV is a free and open-source, cross-platform antivirus which is quite popular among Linux users.

Heimdall - A Tool to Manage Vulnerable Packages on Linux & Unix Systems
(Jul 18, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Heimdall is a tool to manage all the vulnerabilities that are found in the Linux distributions installed in your servers or desktops.

Paranoid Android 7.2 Improves Google Pixel/Pixel XL Support, Adds Pocket Lock
(Jul 12, 2017, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Paranoid Android 7.2.0 is a massive update that adds numerous new features and performance improvements

KeePass - A Best GUI Password Management Tool To Store/Secure Passwords In Linux
(Jul 12, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

KeePass is a free open source password manager which helps you to manage your passwords securely using one master password.

PiVPN - Simplest OpenVPN Setup And Configuration, Designed For Raspberry Pi
(Jul 11, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

PiVPN - Simplest OpenVPN Setup And Configuration, Designed For Raspberry Pi

Protect Your System. Run Your Browser In Firejail
(Jul 11, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

The single biggest threat to your Linux system is your web browser.

Linux Foundation Continues Networking Project Expansion
(Jul 10, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Open Security Controller Project is the newest Linux Foundation networking project.

How To Configure Passwordless SSH Login In Linux
(Jul 09, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

This brief guide explains how to configure passwordless SSH login in Unix-like systems.

CIA programs to steal your SSH credentials
(Jul 07, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

WikiLeaks released documentation on two very specific scripts meant to steal OpenSSH login credentials from the client side.

Automatically Disconnect Idle or Inactive SSH Sessions (After Few Minutes Of Inactivity)
(Jul 07, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

As part of SSH security, We can easily configure Idle or Inactive SSH Sessions disconnection after Few Minutes Of Inactivity.

How to Secure Your Linux Desktop with Iptables
(Jul 07, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: Using a strong firewall can help you control who gets access to your computer and how.

Linux group management commands
(Jul 07, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn to manage groups in Linux with these group management commands.

CopyCat Malware Infects 14M Android Devices in Ad Fraud Attack
(Jul 06, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Check Point discovers Android malware attack that is installing unauthorized apps on devices and displaying fraudulent ads.

Cipher - Two Simple Commands To Encrypt/Decrypt File & Folder In Linux Command Line
(Jul 06, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Cipher is an Ash module that makes it easy to perform aes-256-cbc encryption for files and directories.

Calamares Devs Warn of Weaker Password Salt, Urge Users to Reset Their Password
(Jul 05, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Calamares developers are advising all users of GNU/Linux distributions that use their universal installer framework to install the operating system to reset their passwords

Plasma Vault - Easily Create Encrypted Directories on KDE Desktop
(Jul 01, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

FOSSmint: Plasma Vault is an open-source encryption solution for KDE Neon with which you can create encrypted folders to contain private files of any format.

Reviewing IPFire as a Linux based home router and WiFI access point
(Jun 29, 2017, 11:00) (1 talkbacks)

IPFire is a Linux based firewall and router distribution aimed at small to medium networks.

Open Security Controller: Security service orchestration for multi-cloud environments
(Jun 29, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Linux Foundation launched the Open Security Controller project, an open source project focused on centralizing security services orchestration for multi-cloud environments.

Bash fork bomb : How it works and how to prevent it
(Jun 28, 2017, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

Understand how fork bomb works, what it could to your system and how to prevent it.

4 easy ways to work toward a zero trust security model
(Jun 28, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Building toward a zero trust network is a capability most organizations possess.

Cipher - Command Line Tool to Encrypt/Decrypt Files and Directories
(Jun 27, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

linoxide: Cipher is an ash module that makes it easy to perform aes-256-cbc encryption for Linux files and directories.

Security-Focused Purism Librem 13 & 15 Linux Laptops Go Mainstream with Qubes OS
(Jun 27, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Until recently, both Purism Librem 13 and Librem 15 laptops were available only as made-to-order

Flatpak Linux App Sandboxing Receives New Feature That Hardens Its Security
(Jun 23, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

New release includes feature that will avoid creating world-writable directories or setuid files, including in the Flatpak export functionality.

Pass - A Simple command-line Password Manager for Linux
(Jun 23, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

2daygeek: pass is a simple command line password manager for Linux which stores password inside of a gpg encrypted file.

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