Linux security risks and threats
- November 16, 2008
LAMP's status as the undisputed open source stack has dimmed to a largely symbolic role as the number of open source applications has expanded.
- August 04, 2008
A Trusted Computer Solutions security tool helps protect Linux servers from attack. The tool will be featured at the 2008 LinuxWorld show.
- August 03, 2008
SELinux has made strides in protecting systems from intrusion by unauthorized access but its lack of user-friendliness remains a weakness.
- April 22, 2008
Canonical has beefed up Ubuntu with the new 8.04 Long-Term Support for desktops and servers. New features include Active Directory, virtualization and enhanced security.
- May 10, 2007
Government customers will be the first to benefit from new support and security enhancements for Red Hat Linux running on IBM mainframes.
- October 09, 2006
For one-tenth the cost of systems management software from Hewlett-Packard and the like, IT managers chose an outsourced solution based on the open source Nagios stack.
- October 09, 2006
- October 04, 2006
Hacker, Mozilla security official now say the flaw results in a DoS, not code execution.
- September 19, 2006
Several flaws could be used for man-in-the-middle, spoofing and cross-site scripting attacks. Mozilla has released Firefox 184.108.40.206 to address the problems.
- June 15, 2006
IT shops using HP or BMC monitoring tools might want to take Nagios for a test-drive. "Pro Nagios 2.0" author James Turnbull explains why.
- May 02, 2006
Using PGP and GPG for e-mail encryption, decryption and digital signatures can give you the keys to digital security and keep your IT shop safe from spoofing and hacking.
- February 07, 2006
The digital underground could exploit as many as seven flaws to bypass security restrictions, compromise sensitive data and launch cross-site scripting attacks.
- January 25, 2006
Phishing expert Lance James describes the failures of some IT security defenses against phishing.
- January 24, 2006
While identifying Microsoft as a large source of IT security snafus, respondents to a SearchOpenSource.com survey also found holes in Linux security.
- January 11, 2006
Phishing expert Lance James differentiates between media hype and legitimate security concerns. He exposes Windows and Linux flaws.