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Linux Top 3: Tails 1.1.1, RoboLinux 7.6.2 and Gentoo 20140826
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FSF and Debian join forces to help free software users find the hardware they need
FSF: The Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the Debian Project today announced cooperation to expand and enhance h-node, a database to help users learn and share information about computers that work with free software operating systems... (Sep 09, 2014)

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TrueCrypt Getting a New Life
(Sep 18, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: TrueCrypt will stay alive, thanks to devotees who are forking the encryption program's code. 'Cleaned up' code will get a new name, CipherShed, and a different open source license.

WordPress Resets 100,000 Passwords After Google Account Leak
(Sep 15, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: As it turns out, although Google itself didn't see much impact, the exposure from the 5 million accounts is broader than just Google.

Fully Automatic Wireless Hacking Station on Raspberry Pi
(Sep 15, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 iodigitalsec: The software runs on a Raspberry Pi (or any sane Linux distribution) and is described for testing and research purposes.

Beginner’s Guide To Setting Up SSH On Linux And Testing Your Setup
(Sep 12, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeUseOff: Arguably one of the most important utilities to learn is SSH.

Piston Cloud Computing Boosts OpenStack Security
(Sep 11, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: A key feature Piston is pushing forward in version 3.5 of its OpenStack cloud distribution is support for Intel's Trusted Execution Technology.

SelekTOR: Tor GUI With Country Exit Node Selection, Useful To Bypass Country Restrictions For Various Websites
(Sep 10, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 webup8: SelekTOR is an open source Java-based GUI front-end for the Tor Client which has a few advantages over Vidalia (the official Tor GUI)

Git Bounty Wants To Help Open-Source Programmers Get Paid For Bug Fixes
(Sep 09, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechCrunch: Git Bounty lets you pick a bug you need fixed, set a reward and then publicize it.

Benjamin Kerensa on Firefox OS & Internet Freedom
(Sep 07, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: My personal opinion is that Firefox OS has a stronger privacy and security model than Android and iOS.

WordPress 4.0 Designed for Improved Security, Usability, Stability
(Sep 06, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The latest version of open-source content management system provides user enhancements and tightens SSL security.

NBC, Today Show Use Ubuntu to Illustrate Celebrity Hacking Story
(Sep 05, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Spotting Ubuntu in the wild should be promoted to a sport and records must be set for the most interesting places where the distro has been seen.

Linux systems infiltrated and controlled in a DDoS botnet
(Sep 04, 2014, 04:00) (1 talkbacks)

 net-security: Akamai Technologies is alerting enterprises to a high-risk threat of IptabLes and IptabLex infections on Linux systems.

Firefox 32 Debuts With Improved SSL Security
(Sep 03, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The new open-source Mozilla browser release supports public-key pinning and fixes half a dozen vulnerabilities.

RHEL 7 / CentOS 7 / Grub2 : Protect Single User Mode / Rescue / Emergency with Password
(Sep 02, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

All Linux: In This Howto, We will protect Grub2 with Encrypted Password and Plain Password.

Mozilla Improving Security Processes After Exposing Developer Data
(Sep 01, 2014, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Users of the Mozilla Developer Network and Bugzilla testing system are advised to update their passwords after a pair of data disclosures were reported in August.

Netflix open sources internal threat monitoring tools
(Aug 29, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 NetworkWorld: Netflix has released three internal tools it uses to catch hints on the Web that hackers might target its services.

Automattic Improves WordPress Security With BruteProtect Acquisition
(Aug 27, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Prior to being acquired by Automattic, BruteProtect offered a free and a paid Pro version of its service.

How to secure a LAMP server on CentOS or RHEL
(Aug 27, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: In this article we will assume that each component of the stack is already up and running, and will focus exclusively on securing the LAMP server(s).

Mozilla Adding Granular App Permissions to Firefox OS
(Aug 26, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

ThreatPost: Mozilla is set to add a feature to its mobile Firefox OS that will give users the ability to revoke any application’s permissions on a granular basis.

Security Hardening with Ansible
(Aug 25, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux Journal: Ansible is an indispensable tool in implementing and maintaining a strong security posture.

Android Security Is Under Fire--Again
(Aug 24, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: A pair of new reports take aim at Android security, but there are steps users can take and the sky isn't falling. - See more at:

Itus Networks Taps Kickstarter for Home Gateway Security
(Aug 20, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: While Internet connectivity in the home is now mainstream, gateway security to protect users is not.

Linux Kernel Development Gets Two-Factor Authentication
(Aug 20, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Linux kernel development is getting a new layer of security with the introduction of two-factor authentication for code commits.

How to configure Access Control Lists (ACLs) on Linux
(Aug 19, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: Working with permissions on Linux is rather a simple task.

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