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Santa Considering Move to Linux  26 December 2002 
Posted by Eric Lubow   
North Pole - Citing concerns about security and licensing costs, Santa Claus is considering migrating his computer systems from Microsoft Windows to Linux. . .
Feds, firms unveil test for security pros  28 November 2002 
Source: - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security certification got a big boost last September, when the Bush Administration published a draft form of the National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace. The strategy highlights the need for more security training and better ways to certify knowledge. . . .
OWASP CodeSeeker - An Open Source Application Firewall and IDS  25 November 2002 
Source: OWASP - Posted by Jen Olson   
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) are pleased to annouce the imminent availability of CodeSeeker, an Application Level Firewall and Intrusion Detection System (AFWIDS) for Linux, Win32 and Solaris.. . .
Open-Source Trojans: A Growing Problem?  25 November 2002 
Source: InfoSecurity Magazine - Posted by Jen Olson   
Experts say the insertion of Trojans into two popular tools reinforces the need to run readily available programs, such as MD5 hashes, to ensure that code hasn't been altered. Experts recommend using MD5 hashes to expose Trojans. This and similar programs, such as MD4, SHA and SHA-1, continually compare codes generated by "healthy" software to hashes of programs in the field.. . .
BIND / crypt_blowfish Openwall Linux Info  17 November 2002 
Source: Openwall Project / Solar Designer - Posted by Chris Pallack   
Yesterday I've put out the BIND 4.9.10-OW2 patch, which includes the patch provided by ISC and thus has the two recently announced vulnerabilities affecting BIND 4 fixed. Another recent update is crypt_blowfish 0.4.5.. . .
Industry Briefs: Grounds for Identity  08 November 2002 
Source: LinuxJournal - Posted by Adam Chalemian   
A year ago, identity was mostly the concern of privacy and crypto guys. The only company taking much public interest was Microsoft, which was busy scaring everybody with its Passport identity management system and the Hailstorm initiative that went along with . . .
SBC Creates Anti-Hacker Lab  05 November 2002 
Source: internetnews - Posted by Eric Lubow   
With online security alerts and virus attacks at an all-time high, SBC Communications (Quote, Company Info) on Monday launched an anti-hacker research center aimed at protecting consumers and Internet networks from security violations. . .
Privman: Making Privilege Separation Easy  17 October 2002 
Source: NAI - Posted by Jen Olson   
Douglas Kilpatrick sent in a note about a new open source project going on at Network Associates. "Privman is a library that makes it easy for programs to use privilege separation, a technique that prevents the leak or misuse of privilege from applications that must run with some elevated permissions. Applications that use the Privman library split into two halves, the half that performs valid privileged operations, and the half that contains the application's logic. The Privman library simplifies the otherwise complex task of separating the application, protecting the system from compromise if an error in the application logic is found.. . .
Phrack: Call for Papers  15 October 2002 
Source: - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
The sixtieth edition of PHRACK MAGAZINE is going to be released on December 25th as an X-MESS present to the community. To make this milestone edition of PHRACK MAGAZINE a quality release, the PHRACK MAGAZINE editorial staff are soliciting papers from . . .
University to study combating cyberterror  09 October 2002 
Source: - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
The Defense Department is giving Carnegie Mellon University $35.5 million to develop tools and tactics for fighting cyberterrorism. The inventions to be researched and engineered at the top computer science school would serve equally well in battling hackers and Internet crooks. . . .
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