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

Sign up!
EnGarde Community
What is the most important Linux security technology?
Linux Events
Linux User Groups
Link to Us
Security Center
Book Reviews
Security Dictionary
Security Tips
White Papers
Featured Blogs
All About Linux
DanWalsh LiveJournal
Latest Newsletters
Linux Advisory Watch: November 28th, 2014
Linux Advisory Watch: November 21st, 2014
LinuxSecurity Newsletters
Choose Lists:
About our Newsletters
RSS Feeds
Get the LinuxSecurity news you want faster with RSS
Powered By

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

Sen. McCain To Intro Web Site Privacy Bill  26 July 2000 
Source: NewsBytes - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Commercial Web sites that collect "personally identifiable information" would be required to disclose what kind of information they collect from potential customers and how they use it, under legislation scheduled to be introduced today by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. McCain, chairman . . .
Online Privacy 101  25 July 2000 
Source: TheStandard - Posted by Chris Pallack   
The nonprofit advocacy group that has stamped its privacy seal of approval on nearly 2,000 Web sites will team up with a dozen major Internet companies to launch a consumer education campaign. TRUSTe plans to announce its "Privacy Partnership 2000 Campaign" . . .
The e-privacy boondongle  24 July 2000 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Dave Wreski   
J. Edgar Hoover would have been darned proud of Carnivore, the secret cyber-snooping technology that the FBI seemingly lifted straight from the pages of George Orwell's "1984." That's enough to give me a case of the heebie-jeebies. The existence of this . . .
Linux users still vulnerable to snoops  24 July 2000 
Source: Canada Computes [LinuxToday] - Posted by Dave Wreski   
In Linux, there is no system registry, so there is no easy way for companies to track much information about you. The prospect of software in Linux sending information without my knowledge, while possible, hardly seemed worth worrying about. That is, . . .
Meet Eater  23 July 2000 
Source: PBS - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Robert X. Cringely speaks about Carnivore. "Here's all the FBI will say about Carnivore. It sits on the network at the ISP, is PC-based, is "a kind of a sniffer," identifies and saves packets associated with suspected criminals, is installed . . .
Employee monitoring bill introduced  23 July 2000 
Source: USA Today - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Two conservative House Republicans joined a liberal Senate Democrat Thursday in introducing legislation to require employers to notify workers if they're monitoring their electronic communications at work. Rep. Bob Barr, R-Ga., and Rep. Charles Canady, R-Fla., sponsored the House version of . . .
Banning secret workplace snooping  21 July 2000 
Source: MSNBC - Posted by Dave Wreski   
A group of bipartisan lawmakers introduced a bill today that would ban companies from secretly monitoring employees' electronic communications. The bill wouldn't prohibit companies from snooping, but would require them to disclose their monitoring practices to employees when they are hired . . .
Does Bush Web Site Snoop?  21 July 2000 
Source: PC World - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A redesigned Web site unveiled Wednesday by Texas Gov. George W. Bush may violate his campaign's privacy protection policy, a privacy expert says. "Everywhere I clicked there was a cookie," says Deborah Pierce of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, referring to small . . .
Privacy Chiefs Powwow  20 July 2000 
Source: Wired - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
E-commerce companies begin to realize that they need another acronym on their org charts: the CPO. Reporter Chris Oakes discusses the challenge of a chief privacy officer to keep a company on the level and in the black.
ACLU Requests Source to 'Carnivore'  19 July 2000 
Source: - Posted by Dave Wreski   
In what may be the first request of its kind, the American Civil Liberties Union is asking the Federal Bureau of Investigation to disclose the computer source code and other technical details about its new Internet wiretapping programs. In a Freedom . . .
<< Start < Prev 127 128 129 Next > End >>

Results 1261 - 1270 of 1289


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
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.