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Security Linux News for Aug 22, 2008

  • OpenSSH for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Packages May Have Been Compromised (Aug 22, 2008, 22:45)
    Security Tracker: "A vulnerability was reported in OpenSSH on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Certain packages may have been compromised. "

  • Fedora and Red Hat Servers Compromised (Aug 22, 2008, 15:05)
    Netat -vat: "Servers for both Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Fedora Linux were compromised in recent weeks by some kind of illegal access. Neither project however is currently admitting than any of their software or users were in any way directly affected by the illegal access."

  • Tutorial: Cracking WEP Using Backtrack 3 (Aug 22, 2008, 06:32)
    Whats the w0rd?: "This article will explan how to crack 64bit and 128bit WEP on many WIFI access points and routers using Backtrack, a live linux distribution."

  • Trinity vs. System Rescue CD Reviewed (Aug 22, 2008, 01:02)
    Mad Penguin: "Trinity Rescue Kit. I have found that most people are unfamiliar with this distribution , as they ought to be. And to be honest, I think it is a distribution that all of us should have easy access to, since the tools provided with it are nothing to ignore."