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Security Linux News for Jun 29, 2000

  • Inter@ctive Week: Dogging Unix (2000-06-29 23:17:33)
    "Microsoft, by adopting an existing Unix standard, had found a formula for replacing some Unix servers with Windows 2000 servers."

  • Security Portal: Creating and Preventing Backdoors in UNIX Systems (2000-06-29 20:31:04)
    "In UNIX....there are hundreds of hiding places to put your backdoors and trojans in. The best way to defend against them is to reduce the complexity of the system."

  • LinuxPR: Lutris Technologies Joins The Open Group (2000-06-29 19:59:16)
    "Sponsor of Enhydra Java/XML Open Source Application Server to Participate in Industry-influencing Security Program Group Projects."

  • RootPrompt.org: Cracked! Part 6: Talking with the Enemy (2000-06-29 13:52:08)
    "Soon after rebuilding the system I started talking to someone on IRC that identified themselves as the person that had cracked our system. He was connecting from the same places that the cracker had been coming from and seemed to know things that only the cracker would have known, so I decided to take him at face value. Over the first couple of weeks we talked about a variety of subjects. I have selected some of the most interesting bits and grouped them together to give an idea of the flavor of the conversations."