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Install UFW Firewall In Linux And Secure Computer From Harmful Incoming/Outgoing Connections
(Mar 26, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxandUbuntu: UFW stands for Uncomplicated Firewall is a firewall to secure Linux desktop from harmful incoming and outgoing connections.

Flexible Access Control with Squid Proxy
(Mar 25, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: Large enterprises and nuclear laboratories aren't the only organizations that need an Internet access policy and a means of enforcing it.

Google Hit Again by Unauthorized SSL/TLS Certificates
(Mar 24, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: The SSL/TLS certificate authority system's frailty is again exposed, as an unauthorized certificate is issued for Google.

Shevirah Set to Break Into Mobile Penetration Testing Market
(Mar 24, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Security innovator Georgia Weidman started up a new company, Shevirah, in a move to take her open-source project commercial.

Linux Top 3: Oracle Linux 7.1, pfSense 2.2.1 and Untangle 11.1
(Mar 24, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxPlanet: Network router/firewall distro get an update

Mozilla Patches Firefox for Pwn2Own Security Flaws
(Mar 23, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Once again, Mozilla is first out of the gate to fix vulnerabilities unearthed at HP's Pwn2Own browser-hacking competition.

Tails 1.3.1 Is an Emergency Release to Patch Critical Security Issues in Tor Browser
(Mar 23, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Tails 1.3.1 is an emergency release

Mozilla Releases Firefox 36.0.3 to Patch the Security Vulnerabilities Disclosed at Pwn2Own
(Mar 21, 2015, 14:00) (1 talkbacks)

 softpedia: The new maintenance version fixes a total of eight security vulnerabilities that have been disclosed during the awesome Pwn2Own contest that takes place these days.

10 Useful SSH (Secure Shell) Interview Questions and Answers
(Mar 19, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: SSH is Known for its high security, cryptographic behavior and it is most widely used by Network Admins to control remote web servers primarily.

[openssh-unix-announce] Announce: OpenSSH 6.8 released
(Mar 18, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

This is a major release, containing a number of new features as well as a large internal re-factoring.

How to access your Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop securely over the network with FreeNX
(Mar 18, 2015, 13:00) (1 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: FreeNX offers a way to securely access your desktop remotely over a local network or the Internet.

Security in Three Ds: Detect, Decide and Deny
(Mar 18, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: Whenever a server is accessible via the Internet, it's a safe bet that hackers will be trying to access it.

Mozilla releases open-source memory-scanning technology (for servers, not brains)
(Mar 16, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

VentureBeat: The tool scans memory processes, while allowing for normal unabated operations.

Building Kali Linux for Gumstix Overo
(Mar 16, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Hackgnar: This Kali build utilizes the kernel, modules and firmware from the Gumstix Overo Yocto build

Ways To Secure Your Ubuntu 14.04 or 14.10 Server Running LAMP
(Mar 13, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Unixmen: Securing your Ubuntu Linux server has become unpredictable

How to install the fast and lightweight DNS Server MaraDNS on CentOS 7
(Mar 11, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: MaraDNS is a small, free and lightweight Domain Name Server.

IBM Exposes Critical Dropbox Vulnerability
(Mar 11, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: Dropbox patches flaw that could have exposed Android users to risk.

PFSense: Site-to-Site IPSec VPN Tunnel Connection Tutorial
(Mar 11, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Nixcraft: How to set up an IPSec site-to-site VPN between a Cisco/OpeNBSD IPSec-enabled gateway and firewall running PFSense

Tuning Docker with the newest security enhancements
(Mar 10, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks) An update on what is going on in the development of security features for Docker, and how you can help ensure that your containers are secure.

Unix best practices: Remember, what you're protecting is not systems but productivity
(Mar 10, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: It's possible to overdo security and end up damaging productivity.

Firefox 37 Feature to Improve SSL/TLS Certificate Security
(Mar 09, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The OneCRL effort will supplement existing controls to further validate the authenticity of digital security certificates.

NCC Group to audit OpenSSL for security holes
(Mar 09, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: With the support of the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative, the NCC Group will be auditing OpenSSL's source code for problems.

15 Questions from SysAdmin Konstantin Ryabitsev's Reddit AMA
(Mar 08, 2015, 18:00) (2 talkbacks) What security challenges does face? Linux Foundation SysAdmin: All of them. So do you.

Nmap—Not Just for Evil!
(Mar 06, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: When most people think of Nmap, they think of scanning servers, looking for open ports to attack.

Google Boosts Security in Chrome 41
(Mar 05, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: Google is paying out $52,000 in security awards as part of the new browser release.

Pulling Remote Word Documents from RAM using Kali Linux
(Mar 05, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

cyberarms: In this tutorial we will see how to pull a Word document from a remote machine’s memory, parse it for text and view it in Kali Linux.

Blackphone unveils a new phone and tablet running secure, encrypted Android
(Mar 03, 2015, 09:00) (1 talkbacks)

The Verge: Blackphone's secure OS is forked off of Android, which is designed to protect metadata and provide end-to-end encryption throughout.

OpenBSD Sponsors Work For Better Browser Security
(Mar 03, 2015, 06:00) (1 talkbacks)

Phoronix: The OpenBSD Foundation is supporting work to adapt at least one web browser's JIT engine to support OpenBSD's "Write Xor Execute" policy for system memory.

Installation and Usage Guide for CSF firewall
(Mar 02, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: CSF stands for Configserver security and firewall.

Certificate Authority Security Council Moves Web Security Forward
(Mar 01, 2015, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The CASC was formed two years ago by the major SSL CAs. Here's a look at what the council is doing now and what's next for digital certificate security.

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