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SourceClear's Commit Watcher

Friday, 12 August 2016 - 11:00 AM - (Security)

Someone accidentally commits private AWS keys to an open-source project and ends up handing candy to a bitcoin miner. more>>


Tor Is Released

Friday, 05 August 2016 - 17:00 PM - (Security)

The latest version of the Tor project was released this week, offering greater security and anonymity to individuals and organizations. Here's why you should care. more>>


Stunnel Security for Oracle

Thursday, 28 July 2016 - 20:00 PM - (Security)

Oracle has integrated modern Transport Layer Security (TLS) network encryption into its eponymous database product, and TLS usage no longer requires the Advanced Security option beginning with the 10.2 database release. more>>


SourceClear Open

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 - 19:52 PM - (Security)

Open source and DevOps have been a boon to software development. more>>


Libarchive Security Flaw Discovered

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 - 10:00 AM - (Security)

When it comes to security, everyone knows you shouldn't run executable files from an untrustworthy source. Back in the late 1990s, when web users were a little more naive, it was quite common to receive infected email messages with fake attachments. more>>


SoftMaker FreeOffice

Monday, 20 June 2016 - 15:20 PM - (Software)

The bottom line on SoftMaker FreeOffice 2016—the updated, free, full-featured Office alternative to the expensive Microsoft Office suite—is this: no other free off more>>


Snappy Moves to New Platforms

Thursday, 16 June 2016 - 12:00 PM - (Security)

Canonical's Snappy package manager is taking its first steps outside the Ubuntu world. As of now, you can install it on Arch, Debian, Fedora and several other popular distros. more>>


Apricorn's Aegis Secure Key 3.0 USB Drives

Thursday, 09 June 2016 - 17:00 PM - (Security)

Packing a mighty punch in a tiny package is the Apricorn's Aegis Secure Key 3.0 line of software-free, hardware-encrypted USB drives, which recently added a 480GB version. more>>


What's Our Next Fight?

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 - 18:00 PM - (Hardware)

We won the battle for Linux, but we're losing the battle for freedom.

Linux turns 25 in August 2016. Linux Journal turned 21 in April 2016. (Issue #1 was April 1994, the month Linux hit version 1.0.) We're a generation into the history of our cause, but the fight isn't there anymore, because we won. Our cause has achieved its effects. more>>


Contrast Security's Contrast Enterprise

Thursday, 02 June 2016 - 21:27 PM - (Security)

With more and more businesses running on the Node.js server-side JavaScript runtime environment, application vulnerabilities are a growing threat to entire organizations. more>>


Secure Desktops with Qubes: Installation

Saturday, 28 May 2016 - 11:00 AM - (Security)

This is the second in a multipart series on the Qubes operating system. In my first article, I gave an overall introduction to Qubes and how it differs from most other desktop Linux distributions, namely in the way it focuses on compartmentalizing applications within different VMs to limit what attackers have access to in the event they compromise a VM. more>>


Secure Desktops with Qubes: Introduction

Friday, 27 May 2016 - 17:30 PM - (Security)

This is the first in a multipart series on Qubes OS, a security-focused operating system that is fundamentally different from any other Linux desktop I've ever used and one I personally switched to during the past couple months. more>>


The FBI and the Mozilla Foundation Lock Horns over Known Security Hole

Monday, 16 May 2016 - 09:00 AM - (Security)

The Mozilla Foundation and the FBI recently have clashed over security weaknesses. The FBI is aware of a weakness in the Tor browser that may affect Firefox—it's a weakness the FBI has exploited during an investigation. more>>


Privacy and the New Math

Monday, 09 May 2016 - 18:00 PM - (Security)

Among the countless essays and posts I've read on the fight over crypto that's been going on between Apple and the FBI, one by the title above by T.Rob Wyatt in Medium stood out so well that I asked if he'd like to help me adapt it into an article for Linux Jou more>>


Canonical and BQ's Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition Tablet

Monday, 18 April 2016 - 20:00 PM - (Hardware)

Canonical's broad vision for Ubuntu Linux is to offer a single, converged personal computing experience across devices. more>>


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