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Linux Top 3: Tails 1.1.1, RoboLinux 7.6.2 and Gentoo 20140826
LinuxPlanet: The Tails 1... (Sep 09, 2014)

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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Firefox, Google Chrome Updates Fix BERserk Crypto Flaw
(Sep 29, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The NSS issue, identified as CVE-2014-1568, is a vulnerability that could enable a digital signature forgery attack. -

What does SELinux do to contain the the bash exploit?
(Sep 29, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

DanWalsh: Now this is a horrible exploit but as you can see SELinux would probably have protected a lot/most of your valuable data on your machine.

Free Software Foundation statement on the GNU Bash "shellshock" vulnerability
(Sep 29, 2014, 05:00) (2 talkbacks)

GNU Bash has been widely adopted because it is a free (as in freedom), reliable, and featureful shell.

Shellshock: Better 'bash' patches now available
(Sep 28, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: The patches are ready. Now it's up to you to put them into place as quickly as possible.

Shellshock: How to protect your Unix, Linux and Mac servers
(Sep 26, 2014, 14:00) (3 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: The Unix/Linux Bash security hole can be deadly to your servers.

Unix/Linux Bash: Critical security hole uncovered
(Sep 24, 2014, 15:00) (3 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: The popular Linux and Unix shell has a serious security problem that means real trouble for many web servers.

What happens when you put slow loris DOS attack on steroid?
(Sep 24, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Darkmoreops: SlowHTTPTest is a highly configurable tool that simulates some Application Layer Denial of Service attacks

Former VMware CTO Now a General Catalyst for Investing in Enterprise Technology
(Sep 23, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Steve Herrod, a former VMware CTO and now a venture capitalist, discusses what he's investing in today and why security is his top priority.

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.

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