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Does Heartbleed Disprove 'Open Source is Safer'?
(Apr 16, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Datamation: An open community is supposed to make software development safer or at least open source adherents have always claimed so.

Dear Ubuntu Users, Stop Saying the Ubuntu Is Unprotected Against the Heartbleed Exploit
(Apr 16, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Softpedia: Unfortunately, some of the Ubuntu users didn't understood how the patching process worked and have started to flood the forums and other social media with the message that Ubuntu is vulnerable.

Will Open-Source Money Prevent the Next Heartbleed?
(Apr 15, 2014, 11:00) (1 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The OpenSSL Software Foundation is now asking for money to help fund its efforts. Will it make a difference or is a different model needed?

Heartbleed: Open source's worst hour
(Apr 15, 2014, 04:00) (3 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: People assumed that open source software is somehow magical, that it's immune to ordinary programming mistakes and security blunders. It's not.

Heartbleed SSL Flaw Angst Aggravated by Broken Disclosure Process
(Apr 12, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The decade's most serious security issue was packaged and branded, but many server administrators and service providers were left in the dark.

Heartbleed coder admits oversight but backs open source
(Apr 11, 2014, 14:00) (3 talkbacks)

C|Net: The programmer who inadvertently introduced the Heartbleed bug to the Internet on New Year's Eve 2011 reckons the fact it was eventually spotted proves the value of open source.

Do you need antivirus software on a Chromebook?
(Apr 10, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EveryDayLinuxUser: The simple answer is of course no but I have elaborated a bit on the question and there are possibly a few more things to take into consideration

Google Chrome 34 Gets Responsive
(Apr 09, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: Google's upgrade to its Chrome web browser includes support for responsive images and fixes for 31 security issues. 

WordPress 3.8.x Users Receive Automatic Security Updates for Pingback
(Apr 09, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The WordPress 3.8.2 update provides additional checks to limit the risk of pingback attacks.

Heartbleed: for hundreds of thousands of servers at risk around the world from catastrophic bug
(Apr 09, 2014, 10:00) (5 talkbacks)

Guardian: The bug, called "Heartbleed", affects web servers running a package called OpenSSL.

Heartbeat SSL Flaw Puts Linux Distros at Risk
(Apr 08, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Hours after the flaw's disclosure, many Linux distributions didn't have a patch.

California Experiments with Open-Source Voting
(Apr 02, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Public CEO: After spending tens of millions of dollars in recent years on ineffective voting systems, California election officials are planning to experiment with an open source system.

Linux and botnets: It's not Linux's fault!
(Mar 24, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Linux is as secure as ever.

Linux and botnets: It's not Linux's fault!
(Mar 21, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDNet: Linux is as secure as ever. The real security hole lies with some of Linux's administrators and users.

100 Open Source Replacements for Popular Security Tools
(Mar 21, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Datamation: Download open source anti-virus software, firewalls, email gateways, penetration testing tools, security-focused Linux distributions and more.

How AlienVault Is Building With Open-Source for Unified Security Management
(Mar 21, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: VIDEO: Roger Thornton, CTO of AlienVault, explains how SIEM is critical and why compliance is often the key driver for adoption.

Linux worm Darlloz targets Intel architecture to mine digital currency
(Mar 20, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDNet: A new variant of the Darlloz worm focuses on manipulating home systems to mine for digital currency beyond Bitcoin.

Difference Between su Vs sudo and How to Configure sudo in Linux
(Mar 20, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: If a normal user needs to perform any system wide changes he needs to use either 'su' or 'sudo' command.

Full-Disclosure Mailing List Shuts Down
(Mar 19, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The whole point of the Full-Disclosure mailing list by definition is full disclosure about security vulnerabilities, which can sometimes be a dicey issue

VIDEO: Is Cognitive Injection the Key to Real Security?
(Mar 19, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: Andy Ellis, chief security officer at Akamai, thinks that taking a positive approach to security tasks will result in better security outcomes.

Chrome OS security holes found, patched
(Mar 19, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: All three problems have now been patched.

Mozilla Patches Firefox 28 Pwn2Own Flaws, Adds Gamepad API Support
(Mar 18, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Mozilla patches zero-day flaws less than a week after they're first reported and adds new capabilities to the open-source Web browser.

12 scp command examples to transfer files on Linux
(Mar 18, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

BinaryTides: In this quick tutorial we shall look at a few examples the scp command and how it can be used to transfer files securely.

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