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Keeweb A Linux Password Manager
(Jul 23, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Keeweb, a Linux password manager that can store all your passwords securely either online or offline.

Preventing the next Heartbleed and making FOSS more secure
(Jul 22, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

David Wheeler is leading a new project, the CII Best Practices Badging project

Mozilla's Dave Herman on Building an Open Source Research Lab
(Jul 22, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: Open source organizations find the methodology behind open source software development also works well in other areas of the organization as well.

EncryptPad: Secure Text Editor That Protects Files With Passwords, Keys, Or Both
(Jul 22, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

EncryptPad is a free and open source text editor for sensitive information, which protects files with passwords, key files, or both, available for Linux, Windows and Ma

How to install the privacyIDEA authentication system on Ubuntu
(Jul 21, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRepublic: If you want to set up an in-house authentication system to use for ownCloud, WordPress, and the like, find out how to install privacyIDEA on your Ubuntu server.

HTTpoxy Flaw Re-emerges After 15 Years and Gets Fixed
(Jul 20, 2016, 16:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The HTTPoxy flaw is a misconfiguration vulnerability in the HTTP_PROXY variable that is commonly used by Common Gateway Interface (CGI) environment scripts.

Chrooting Apache 2.4 with mod_unixd on Debian 8 (Jessie)
(Jul 19, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: The module mod_unixd is a replacement for the mod_chroot module, that was used in the old apache 2.2.

The Hacking of Ubuntu Linux Forums: Lessons Learned
(Jul 18, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Two million usernames and emails were exposed after the breach of unpatched forum software. 

Ubuntu Forums Hacked! Here Is What Hacker Stole?
(Jul 17, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxandUbuntu: The forum of the most popular Linux distributions Ubuntu, was hacked.

David A. Wheeler: Working to Prevent the Next Heartbleed
(Jul 15, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: The Heartbleed bug revealed that some important open source projects were so understaffed that they were unable to properly implement best security practices.

Room for Application Security Improvement
(Jul 15, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 eSecurityPlanet: Application security suffers from the indiscriminate use of open source software components, finds Sonatype research.

OpenVPN - Secure you server administration with multiplatform VPN connection
(Jul 15, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

OpenVPN is a full-featured SSL VPN which implements the OSI layer 2 or 3 secure network extension by using the industry standard SSL/TLS protocol.

Untangle NG 12.1 Linux Firewall Released with New Geolocation Capabilities, More
(Jul 14, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Release highlights of Untangle Next Generation (NG) Firewall 12.1 include new geolocation capabilities for all traffic that have been injected directly into the built-in Rules Engine

Implementing Mandatory Access Control with SELinux or AppArmor in Linux
(Jul 13, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Learn about mandatory access control tech.

Parrot Security OS 3.0 Ethical Hacking Distro Lands for Raspberry Pi, Cubieboard
(Jul 11, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Dubbed Lithium, the highly anticipated Parrot Security OS 3.0 release arrived on June 21, 2016

How to Encrypt Directories with eCryptfs on Ubuntu 16.04
(Jul 08, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: This tutorial shows how to use eCryptfs to encrypt a directory on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus).

Google Issues Largest Android Security Update
(Jul 07, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The July Android Security bulletin provides 108 patches and debuts a new model for patch updates.

How to Encrypt a Flash Drive Using VeraCrypt
(Jul 05, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

Many security experts prefer open source software like VeraCrypt, which can be used to encrypt flash drives, because of its readily available source code.

Install Nagios core 4.1.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) Server
(Jul 01, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 UbuntuGeek: Nagios Core is an Open Source system and network monitoring application.

5 SSH Hardening Tips
(Jun 30, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks) When you look at your SSH server logs, chances are they are full of attempted logins from entities of ill intent.

antiX 16 "Berta Cceres" Linux OS Arrives without systemd, Based on Debian 8.5
(Jun 27, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

antiX 16 is one of the few distros that ship without the modern systemd init system, nor systemd-shim

How to Use Sagator, an Antivirus/Antispam Gateway to Protect Your Mail Server
(Jun 27, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Sagator is an antivirus/anti-spam gateway for Linux mail servers written in Python

Chrome vulnerability lets attackers steal movies from streaming services
(Jun 27, 2016, 09:00) (1 talkbacks)

Widevine EME/CDM, opens an easy way for attackers to hijack protected content

Xen 4.7 Includes Live Patching, Other Security Features
(Jun 25, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The critical open-source hypervisor used by major public cloud providers now enables live patching and incorporates other new features.

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