LinuxSecurity.com
Share your story
The central voice for Linux and Open Source security news
Home News Topics Advisories HOWTOs Features Newsletters About Register

Welcome!
Sign up!
EnGarde Community
Login
Polls
What is the most important Linux security technology?
 
Advisories
Community
Linux Events
Linux User Groups
Link to Us
Security Center
Book Reviews
Security Dictionary
Security Tips
SELinux
White Papers
Featured Blogs
All About Linux
DanWalsh LiveJournal
Securitydistro
Latest Newsletters
Linux Security Week: April 21st, 2014
Linux Security Week: April 7th, 2014
Subscribe
LinuxSecurity Newsletters
E-mail:
Choose Lists:
About our Newsletters
RSS Feeds
Get the LinuxSecurity news you want faster with RSS
Powered By

  
Intrusion Detection
We have thousands of posts on a wide variety of open source and security topics, conveniently organized for searching or just browsing.



Making Money from Hacking 'Easier Than Brushing Your Teeth'  28 May 2013 
Source: International Business Times - Posted by Anthony Pell   
While an attack of this size has so far been a one-off there are hundreds if not thousands of people around the globe who are making millions of pounds every year by hiring out the networks of zombie computers known as botnets which carry out these attacks.
 
Critical Linux vulnerability imperils users, even after “silent” fix  22 May 2013 
Source: arsTechnica - Posted by Anthony Pell   
For more than two years, the Linux operating system has contained a high-severity vulnerability that gives untrusted users with restricted accounts nearly unfettered "root" access over machines, including servers running in shared Web hosting facilities and other sensitive environments.
 
Large Attacks Hide More Subtle Threats In DDoS Data  20 May 2013 
Source: Dark Reading - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The massive avalanche of data in March that crashed down on Spamhaus, the maintainer of a number of spam blacklists, made headlines as the largest distributed denial-of-service attack witnessed to date.
 
Fake 'honeyword' passwords could be planted to trip up hackers  13 May 2013 
Source: NBC News - Posted by Anthony Pell   
A new security technique thwarts evildoers online not by hiding or encrypting your password, but by giving the hackers in question too many to choose from.
 
New Amazon Blog Tackles Web Services Security Concerns  01 May 2013 
Source: CRN - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Amazon (NSDQ:AMZN) is attempting to help its cloud users boost their security prowess with the launch of a blog focusing on information security best practices.
 
5 hot security defenses that don't deliver  25 April 2013 
Source: InfoWorld - Posted by Anthony Pell   
We'd all love to have a magic bullet to stop hackers, but these five defenses won't do the trick, despite what you've been told
 
Large Scale Botnet Brute Force Password Cracking Against WordPress Sites  22 April 2013 
Source: Darknet - Posted by Alex   
There have always been a lot of brute force attempts/bot scans and hacking attempts on WordPress hosted sites (due to flaws in the core and a multitude of insecure plugins) – this site being no exception (they’ve even done some minor damage before).
 
Beyond honeypots: It takes a honeytoken to catch a thief  19 April 2013 
Source: InfoWorld - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Last week I talked about the importance of deploying honeypots to catch malicious hackers and malware. But there's a related tool that's craftier and even easier to deploy: the honeytoken.
 
HoneyDrive Desktop v0.2 Released – Honeypot LiveCD  10 April 2013 
Source: Darknet - Posted by Alex   
HoneyDrive is a virtual appliance (OVA) with Xubuntu Desktop 12.04 32-bit edition installed. It contains various honeypot software packages such as Kippo SSH honeypot, Dionaea malware honeypot, Honeyd low-interaction honeypot, Glastopf web honeypot along with Wordpot, Thug honeyclient and more.
 
No honeypot? Don't bother calling yourself a security pro  09 April 2013 
Source: InfoWorld - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Deploy one of these honeypots and you'll soon find out who's attacking you -- and devise a strong defense to fight back. I'm constantly amazed by how many companies don't bother running honeypots, despite evidence that they're incredibly high-value, low-noise defense assets.
 
<< Start < Prev 4 5 6 Next > End >>

Results 51 - 60 of 799
    
Partner

 

Latest Features
Peter Smith Releases Linux Network Security Online
Securing a Linux Web Server
Password guessing with Medusa 2.0
Password guessing as an attack vector
Squid and Digest Authentication
Squid and Basic Authentication
Demystifying the Chinese Hacking Industry: Earning 6 Million a Night
Free Online security course (LearnSIA) - A Call for Help
What You Need to Know About Linux Rootkits
Review: A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Fifth Edition
Yesterday's Edition
Fixing OpenSSL's Heartbleed flaw will take MONTHS, warns Secunia
Even the most secure cloud storage may not be so secure, study finds
Targeted Attack Uses Heartbleed to Hijack VPN Sessions
Partner Sponsor

Community | HOWTOs | Blogs | Features | Book Reviews | Networking
 Security Projects |  Latest News |  Newsletters |  SELinux |  Privacy |  Home
 Hardening |   About Us |   Advertise |   Legal Notice |   RSS |   Guardian Digital
(c)Copyright 2014 Guardian Digital, Inc. All rights reserved.