Maintaining a secure Web server on a Linux platform truly tests your knowledge of server-side in Linux, Apache and PHP. You will have to ensure three features on every installation-it should be easy but powerful to use, it should increase your productivity and on top of these two the server should be secure. Across most […]
Mobile malware is rising, and there have been explosions in the world of viruses and Trojans. Virus makers are now targeting mobile platforms- thanks to their growing popularity. If we take the statistics from last 6 months, the chances of Android smart phones to be infected have doubled.
File permissions play an important part in website security, particularly if you are running your own web server. A few simple steps when setting up a website can save you a lot of trouble in the future and can be vitally important if you want to keep your company data secure. Therefore I have devised […]
Lightweight Portable Security (LPS), created by USA’s Department of Defence, is a small Linux live CD focusing on privacy and security, for this reason, it boots from a CD and executes from RAM, providing a web browser, a file manager and some interesing tools. LPS-Public turns an untrusted system into a trusted network client.
wxCam is a webcam application for linux. It supports video recording (in an avi uncompressed and Xvid format), snapshot taking, and some special commands for philips webcams, so you can also use the program for astronomy purposes. It supports both video4linux 1 and 2 drivers, so it should work on a very large number of […]
In the Pwn2Own contest 2011, Safari was the first browser to be hacked, Followed by Internet Explorer 8. Firefox and Chrome web-browsers remained unhacked! Firefox, one of the most popular browsers is secure and ensures sufficient privacy and security for the users, yet the security can be enhanced by number of add-ons, freely available. In this post, I have gathered […]
Academics are keen on developing an open source application on Steganography an extremely advanced technique of hiding sensitive data without encryption in plain sight. This late April news release follows years of work by computer scientists at University of South Califormia, LA and NUST, Islamabad. The research found that sensitive data securing is very easy […]
.Webmin 1.550 released, This release includes a fix for an XSS attack reported by Javier Bassi that can be triggered if un-trusted users are allowed to change the real names of Unix users on your system. It also includes support for Ubuntu’s new Upstart boot system, and several other new small features
VLC 1.1.9 is released! according to the announcement, “this was necessary because some security issues were found, and the VLC development team cares about security.” This release also brings updated translations and a lot of small Mac OS X fixes.