Security

Paranoid Penguin - AppArmor in Ubuntu 9

Psst! Your Ubuntu system has been secretly hardened with AppArmor! more>>

Making Root Unprivileged

Mitigate the damage of setuid root exploits on your system by removing root's privilege. more>>

Anthony Lineberry on /dev/mem Rootkits

Rootkits using /dev/mem could attack your system and leave virtually no trace—it even could be happening now! more>>

Paranoid Penguin - Building a Secure Squid Web Proxy, Part IV

Add squidGuard's blacklist functionality to your Squid proxy. more>>

Paranoid Penguin - Mental Laziness and Bad Dogma to Avoid

Peer pressure is no substitute for common sense. more>>

Paranoid Penguin - Samba Security, Part IV

Creating restricted shares on your secure Samba file server. more>>

Security Round-up

The January 2009 issue of Linux Journal is all about security. At LinuxJournal.com, searching for the term "security" returns 435 results, which might take some time to wade through. Here are my picks from articles that recently have been popular on-line: more>>

Testing the Locks: Validating Security in a Linux Environment

Is your security worth its salt? Try this assessment strategy to find out. more>>

Yubikey One-Time Password Authentication

How to add one-time passwords to your own system for added security without investing in an expensive authentication infrastructure. more>>

MinorFs

The MinorFs user-space filesystems works with AppArmor to provide a flexible form of discretionary access control. more>>

Detecting Botnets

A simple solution combining Darknet and IDS. more>>
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