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LinEnum – Linux Enumeration & Privilege Escalation Tool
(Nov 26, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
darknet: LinEnum will automate many Local Linux Enumeration & Privilege Escalation checks
Docker Update Fixes Pair of Critical Security Flaws
(Nov 25, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: Docker, however, isn't immune from security vulnerabilities, as a pair of recent updates illustrate.
Google Brings Open Source Security Gifts
(Nov 25, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
eSecurityPlanet: Tis the season for giving, and search giant Google wants to give security researchers and end-users some new tools.
How the Linux Foundation's CII Is Securing the Internet
(Nov 25, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK VIDEO: Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, explains how millions of dollars he helped raise are going toward preventing the next open-source Heartbleed.
Hands on with Caine Linux: Pentesting and UEFI compatible
(Nov 25, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
ZDnet: If your number one priority is a Linux-based, UEFI-compatible penetrations testing / forensic analysis system, then Caine is likely to make you happy.
Encrypt Everything: How to encrypt the disk to protect the data
(Nov 24, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
Source Code of Life: Using right kind encryption in the right way can help you protect your data.
WordPress 4.0.1 Updates Millions of Sites for 8 Flaws
(Nov 21, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: The content management and blogging system automatically updates users for cross-site scripting, request forgery and password-reset-attack protection.
DARPA Is Using Ubuntu to Build Humanoid Robots
(Nov 20, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
softpedia: DARPA, or the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is involved in a number of interesting projects, including robotic technology, and it looks like Ubuntu is playing an important role.
Google Fixes 42 Flaws in Chrome 39 Browser
(Nov 19, 2014, 14:00) (1 talkbacks)
eWEEK: SSL 3.0 Fallback gets disabled as Google pays out $41,500 in awards to researchers for finding security vulnerabilities in the new browser release.
Let's Encrypt Effort Aims to Improve Internet Security
(Nov 18, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: Cisco, Akamai, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Mozilla and others join together in a new effort to expand cryptography use on the Web.
5 Best Open Source Web Browser Security Apps
(Nov 18, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
Small Business Computing: The Web browser acts as the gateway for a myriad of online services these days.
10 SCP Commands to Transfer Files/Folders in Linux
(Nov 18, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
tecmint: SCP is used to copy file(s) between servers in secure way.
Self-repairing software tackles malware
(Nov 16, 2014, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)
Science Daily: University of Utah computer scientists have developed software that not only detects and eradicates never-before-seen viruses and other malware, but also automatically repairs damage caused by them.
Linux Security Distros Compared: Tails vs. Kali vs. Qubes
(Nov 14, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
Lifehacker: If you're interested in security, you've probably already heard of security-focused Linux distros like Tails, Kali, and Qubes.
Hack website password using WireShark
(Nov 13, 2014, 07:00) (1 talkbacks)
DarkMoreOps: Did you knew every time you fill in your username and password on a website and press ENTER, you are sending your password?
How to configure your own VPN server and start secure browsing in a few minutes
(Nov 13, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
TechArena51: Worried that your browsing may not be private? OpenVPN allows you to configure your own vpn server in minutes on any linux machine
Firefox 33.1, More Security, Privacy and a Developer Edition
(Nov 11, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: 10 years after the first Firefox 1.0 release, Mozilla emphasizes its core strengths of privacy and developer focus.
Shellshocked Linux kernel – the kernel column
(Nov 10, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxUser&Developer: Jon Masters informs us of the kernel’s role in the latest Shellshock security vulnerability, and summarises the work in the kernel community towards a final 3.17 release
Heartbleed vs Shellshock - The DREAD Score
(Nov 06, 2014, 05:00) (2 talkbacks)
eWEEK: At the OpenStack Summit, a researcher applied threat-modeling techniques to gauge the potential impact of a vulnerability.
Detecting Fraud in an OpenStack Cloud
(Nov 05, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: In the cloud, high utilization is the norm, so can administrators detect attacks?
Security-Minded Qubes OS Will Satisfy Your Yen for Xen
(Nov 03, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxInsider: Qubes OS is a hybrid computing technology that raises the bar for security. It takes locking down computers to a new level.
Google Takes New Steps to Block POODLE Flaw
(Nov 01, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: Google plans to disable support for SSL 3.0 in an upcoming Chrome release. Mozilla has similar intentions.
Replace UFW with FirewallD on Ubuntu 14.10
(Oct 30, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxBSDos: This tutorial shows how to remove (uninstall) UFW and install FirewallD in its place on Ubuntu 14.10 desktop, the latest edition of the Ubuntu Desktop.
Facebook Builds Open-Source Osquery for Security Insight
(Oct 30, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: The tool is designed to expose what's going on inside an OS. Osquery, Facebook's new open-source framework, could give enterprises new security insight.