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Linuxcon North America 2015: Linus Keeps it Real
LinuxPlanet: Rather than the typical Linux kernel panel keynote where Torvalds has typically participated, Torvalds did a one on one question and answer ten minute session with Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin. (Aug 22, 2015)

Lennart Poettering merged “su” command replacement into systemd: Test Drive on Fedora Rawhide
With this pull request systemd now support a su command functional and can create privileged sessions, that are fully isolated from the original session (Aug 28, 2015)

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How to Auto Install All Kali Linux Tools Using Katoolin on Debian/Ubuntu
(Sep 03, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Katoolin is a script that helps to install Kali Linux tools on your Linux distribution of choice.

How to install a wireless hotspot with captive page on Linux using CoovaChilli
(Sep 01, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: This software is an ideal hotspot management solution for hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, parks, and any place offering WiFi Internet.

Trouble Maker - Breaks Your Linux Machine and Ask You to Fix Broken Linux
(Aug 31, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: This is a nice way of learning to fix a broken Linux System.

Linux workstation security checklist
(Aug 29, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

This is a set of recommendations used by the Linux Foundation for their systems administrators.

Hardened Linux stalwarts Grsecurity pull the pin after legal fight
(Aug 28, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Register: Multi-billion company accused of ripping off name and code, still doing security wrong

Mozilla Releases Firefox 40.0.3 Hotfix to Plug GStreamer and DisplayLink Bugs
(Aug 27, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Mozilla Firefox 40.0.3 is here to disable the initialization of the asynchronous plugin

Why everyone must play a part in improving IoT privacy
(Aug 26, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Enterprisers Project: Eisenhower Fellow, Dr. David A. Bray, shares why he believes that a cyber public health approach might be needed to address the exponential impacts of an Internet of Everything future.

Build a network router and firewall with Fedora 22 and systemd-networkd
(Aug 26, 2015, 07:00) (1 talkbacks)

Fedora Magazine: One of my favorite features of Fedora 22 is systemd-networkd and all of the new features that came with it in recent systemd versions.

Securing the Internet: Let's Encrypt to release first security certificates September 7
(Aug 25, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: The Let's Encrypt project, which aims to enable anyone to securely encrypt their web site, is finally nearing launch.

How to Run Kali Linux 2.0 In Docker Container
(Aug 24, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxPitstop: Ever wondered how to get Kali Linux running in a container?

Bruce Schneier: The cyberwar arms race is on
(Aug 23, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: LinuxCon is about Linux, cloud, and containers, but it's also about security.

Why Microsoft Wants to Improve Open Source Security [VIDEO]
(Aug 21, 2015, 11:00) (2 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: Mark Cartwright, group program manager at Microsoft, discusses the intersection between the Security Development Lifecycle and open source software.

LinuxCon: Core Infrastructure Initiative Boosts Security Efforts
(Aug 19, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

VIDEO: The head of the Linux Foundation's security program details a new initiative to help projects develop and to identify secure best practices.

Linus Torvalds Talks Linux Security at LinuxCon
(Aug 19, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The founder of Linux explains why he's not thinking about the next 10 years of Linux and why security is all about finding bugs.

Docker Working on Security Components, Live Container Migration #linuxcon
(Aug 17, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Docker developers take the stage at Containercon and discuss their work on future container innovations for security and live migration.

How to use the NMAP Security Scanner on Linux
(Aug 17, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Nmap is a free and open source network discovery and security auditing utility that is widely used in the Linux users community as it is simple to use yet very powerful.

Docker 1.8 adds serious container security
(Aug 14, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: The new open-source Docker container release has numerous new features, but the headline news is its improved security.

Bypassing Antivirus with Shellter 4.0 on Kali Linux
(Aug 13, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Having trouble getting a Meterpreter shell past that pesky AV? Check out the new Shellter 4.0 shell obfuscation program!

Linux Top 3: Tails 1.5, Kali Linux 2.0 and LibreOffice 5
(Aug 13, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxPlanet: A big week for Linux security distributions…

Docker 1.8 Improves Container Security With Content Trust
(Aug 12, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The open-source container technology now benefits from technology that can digitally sign and verify application containers.

SELinux - it's all about the labels
(Aug 12, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks) Few things in the Linux world evoke a strong reaction like SELinux, the security enhancement for Linux.

Kali Linux 2.0 Released
(Aug 12, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

So, what’s new in Kali 2.0?

Tails 1.5 is out
(Aug 12, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Tails, The Amnesic Incognito Live System, version 1.5, is out.

Firefox 40 Features Updates, Patches, Including One for Stagefrigh
(Aug 11, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Mozilla's open-source browser patches 14 vulnerabilities and hardens security to mitigate future risks.

OpenSSH 7.0 available
(Aug 11, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ItrunsOnLinux: OpenSSH 7.0 has been released, just a month after OpenSSH release 6.9.

Check Point: Certifi-Gate-based attacks could take complete control of Android devices
(Aug 10, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Check Point has discovered a serious security hole with mobile remote support tools commonly used by hundreds of millions of Android devices.

Darkstat is a Web Based Network Traffic Analyzer: Install it on Linux
(Aug 10, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxPitStop: Darkstat is a simple, web based network traffic analyzer application.

OPM Wins Pwnie for Most Epic Fail at Black Hat Awards Show
(Aug 08, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Security hype is what the Most Overhyped Bug Pwnie award is all about, and this year's award went to the Shellshock bug that impacted Linux systems in September 2014.

How To Make Your Linux Server More Secure
(Aug 07, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks) Those who are new to Linux and want to run their own servers must keep a few points in mind...which is the focus of this article.

DEF CON ProxyHam Talk Disappears but Technology is No Secret
(Aug 07, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

VIDEO: Researchers at DefCon reveal the truth behind how ProxyHam technology works, enabling an attacker to proxy traffic wirelessly over a long distance.

Black Hat Researchers Hack Linux Powered Smart Rifle for Fun
(Aug 07, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

VIDEO: Husband and wife security researchers explain how they hacked a Linux-powered TrackingPoint rifle and why they did it.

Mozilla Firefox 39.0.3 Hotfix Out Now to Patch a Critical Issue in the Built-in PDF Viewer
(Aug 07, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

According to the release notes, this version fixes a critical security issue in the built-in PDF Viewer

SDN switches using Onie Linux-based OS aren't hard to compromise, researcher says
(Aug 06, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Network World: Software-defined switches hold a lot of promise for network operators, but new research due to be presented at Black Hat will show that security measures haven't quite caught up yet.

Keep Dream of a Free and Open Internet Alive, Black Hat Keynoter Urges
(Aug 05, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Black Hat keynoter Jennifer Granick, director of Civil Liberties at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, discusses the need for legal and policy change to defend Internet freedom.

Why Google Has Yet to Fix Chromecast Flaw One Year Later
(Aug 05, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Not all public exploits get patches—and sometimes there are even good reasons why. That's the case with a flaw in Chromecast that was demonstrated at last year's Black Hat security conference.

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