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Limit Your Linux Super Powers With su & sudo
(Jul 01, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: First, you might be thinking, I'm an administrative user. Administration is my daily job. I should just be root.? Well, um, no.

Will Red Hat Enter the Security Market?
(Jul 01, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

VIDEO: Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst discusses the role that security plays at the Linux vendor and whether it's a business he plans on entering with a new product.

Amazon introduces new open-source TLS implementation 's2n'
(Jul 01, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: s2n, with its mere 6,000 lines of code, focuses only on encryption.

How IKEA Patched for Shellshock
(Jun 28, 2015, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: It took about 2.5 hours to test, deploy and upgrade Ikea's entire IT infrastructure to defend against Shellshock. Here's how IKEA did it so quickly.

Install MySecureShell SFTP Server In Linux
(Jun 28, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Unixmen: MySecureShell is an Open Source, Multi-platform, very secure FTP server based on OpenSSH.

Linux Foundation Invests $452,000 in Open-Source Security Projects
(Jun 22, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) is funding three projects aimed at helping to improve security for open-source code.

Five Security Tips for New Linux Admins
(Jun 22, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: Learn Nmap and related tools. Learn some other port and vulnerability scanners. Use them.

Surveillance-oriented Nest Cam offers optional cloud analytics
(Jun 19, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: Google's Nest upgraded its Linux-based automation line with a new "Nest Protect," and a 1080p "Nest Cam" surveillance cam with optional cloud analytics.

'slowhttptest' is an Apache Benchmarking (ab) tool alternative.
(Jun 19, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 blackmoreops: 'slowhttptest' implements most common low-bandwidth Application Layer DoS attacks

Are 600 Million Samsung Android Phones Really at Risk?
(Jun 17, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: A report alleges a significant risk to Samsung phones, but the threat may be overstated. It is just one of many risks Android device users face.

Is the FOSS Infrastructure Crumbling?
(Jun 17, 2015, 08:00) (3 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: Over the last year or so, Google has spent more money developing a set of fonts to be used in their advertising programs than openSSL has spent for the entirety of the project.

OpenSSH Security Best Practices
(Jun 16, 2015, 15:00) (1 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: This tutorial covers the best pratices to configure your SSH Server securely.

antiX Linux Doesn't Fool Around
(Jun 16, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: The antiX distro is both something old and something new.

Smallwall 1.8.2 Released To Let Monowall Live On
(Jun 14, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: This past February, Monowall announced the end of development as one of the most popular FreeBSD-based network/firewall focused distributions.

OpenSSL releases seven patches for seven vulns
(Jun 13, 2015, 10:00) (1 talkbacks)

El Reg: Flood of fixes to clear LogJam flaw

Debian/Ubuntu Linux: Restrict an SSH user session to a specific directory by setting chrooted jail
(Jun 12, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Nixcraft: You may grant a user ssh access, whom you do not completely trust.

Is danger lurking in your code?
(Jun 11, 2015, 07:00) (3 talkbacks)

 EnterprisersProject: It might be time to update or replace legacy, homegrown applications before they become big problems for your organization.

SourceForge under fire again for Nmap page
(Jun 10, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: SourceForge is under fire yet again for its Nmap page.

The Jailhouse hypervisor
(Jun 09, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: From the technical point of view, Jailhouse is a static partitioning hypervisor that runs bare metal but cooperates closely with Linux

Ubuntu-Based REMnux 6.0 Linux Distro for Malware Analysis Officially Released
(Jun 09, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: The hard working developers behind the REMnux Linux distribution, an Ubuntu derivative that promises a lightweight solution for assisting malware analysis with reverse-engineering malicious software, announced the release of REMnux 6.0

Menlo Security Turns to an Isolation Tactic to Limit Risks
(Jun 08, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: System using AppArmor and LXC on Ubuntu is built out to enable a new type of isolation platform.

Let's Encrypt Root and Intermediate Certificates
(Jun 07, 2015, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)

The keys and certificates that will underlie Let’s Encrypt have been generated.

Warning: Don’t Download Software From SourceForge If You Can Help It
(Jun 07, 2015, 10:00) (2 talkbacks)

HowToGeek: Many open-source projects now host their installers elsewhere, and the versions on SourceForge may include junkware.

Why Longer Passphrases are More Secure than Passwords [VIDEO]
(Jun 04, 2015, 19:00) (2 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: A seven character password with special characters can be hacked in less than three minutes.

Microsoft will support SSH
(Jun 04, 2015, 04:00) (1 talkbacks)

 ItRunsOnLinux: Microsoft announced they will contribute to the OpenSSH project

Nagios Core Configuration Using NagiosQL (Web Interface)
(Jun 02, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 UbuntuGeek: NagiosQL is a web based administration tool designed for Nagios, but might also work with forks.

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