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Debian general resolution against systemd coupling fails, sponsor steps down
 NetworkWorld: Debian developers voted down a proposal on systemD
(Nov 20, 2014)

Linux Top 3: PC-BSD 10.1 Linux Mint 17.1 and Mageia 5
LinuxPlanet: Yes we know, PC-BSD isn't Linux, it's BSD (actually FreeBSD to be precise), but aside from the kernel, it shares many of the same tools than any Linux distribution will include... (Nov 18, 2014)

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Linus Torvalds: rc5 is clearly bigger than rc4 was... (Nov 17, 2014)

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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.

Wget Flaw Patched
(Oct 28, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The vulnerability has now also been publicly identified as CVE-2014-4877.

How to encrypt files and directories with eCryptFS on Linux
(Oct 28, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: You do not have to be a criminal or work for the CIA to use encryption.

Open source NAC solution PacketFence 4.5.0 released
(Oct 27, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

net-security: PacketFence is a free and open source Network Access Control (NAC) solution.

How to scan Linux for vulnerabilities with lynis
(Oct 26, 2014, 13:00) (1 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: If there is an automatic vulnerability scanning tool, it can save you a lot of time checking up on common security issues.

How an unprecedented face-to-face meeting of 11 geeks will make the internet more secure
(Oct 25, 2014, 14:00) (1 talkbacks)

Quartz: But at LinuxCon Europe 2014, a conference for the open source software movement held earlier this month in Düsseldorf, 11 OpenSSL developers—most of them volunteers who had jetted in from around the world to meet in an anteroom off the main convention floor—were roundly ignored.

How to Hack Your Own Network and Beef Up Its Security with Kali Linux
(Oct 24, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Lifehacker: Kali Linux is a security-focused operating system you can run off a CD or USB drive, anywhere.

SecTor: The Carder Who Loved Me
(Oct 23, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Speaking at the SecTor security conference in Toronto, Grayson Lenik, Principal Security Consultant at Nuix details how the credit card theives, known as "carders" operate and how they get caught.

Shellshock a Fail for Security Disclosure
(Oct 23, 2014, 09:00) (1 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: Shellshock and the Xen vulnerability. One of these things is not like the other, and an expert says they can teach us a lot about how to disclose security vulnerabilities.

SecTor: Why DevOps Is the Key to Security
(Oct 23, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The DevOps model isn't a threat to security; it's a tool that can be used to enforce security like never before.

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