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: December 12th, 2014
Linux Security Week: December 9th, 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.

A Matter of Trust: How Was Compromised  06 June 2001 
Source: SecurityPortal - Posted by Derrick Lewis   
As you've probably heard by now, was broken into last week, and the system was compromised. How this happened is much more interesting then your usual "known hole in an old piece of software" scenario (although this was the final . . .
Desirable Undesirables  05 June 2001 
Source: Business 2.0 - Posted by Jen Olson   
They're a brash, fun-loving lot who revel in their notoriety as two-time champions of Capture the Flag, the Daytona 500 of the computer underground. They also enjoy a measure of renown as hosts of a celebrated bacchanal-a combination trivia contest and . . .
Cowboy cracker nails Apache  01 June 2001 
Source: The Register - Posted by Jen Olson   
The cracker who broke into the Web servers of open source development site SourceForge has broken cover to boast of his exploits, and brag he also compromised the systems of the Apache project. Fluffy Bunny defaced a Web site ( to . . .
Hacking threat rises with high-tech layoffs  01 June 2001 
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Posted by Derrick Lewis   
When someone cracked's computer system, altered customer accounts and deleted important databases, the Internet service provider didn't need to look far to find the attacker. It wasn't a criminal outfit seeking credit card numbers, and it wasn't a scrawny whiz . . . shell server compromise  31 May 2001 
Source: SourceForge - Posted by Dave Wreski   
This notice contains official details provided by the team. On Tuesday, 22 May, 2001, the security was compromised on one of the project shell servers. Security and data integrity has since been restored and services are currently online . . .
Crackers target open source software websites  31 May 2001 
Source: IT - Posted by Jen Olson   
Open source software portal Sourceforge has published details of the server compromise that forced the group to reset all its users' passwords. The postmortem follows news today that another open source portal,, had also been struck down . . .
Apache Software Foundation Server compromised, resecured  31 May 2001 
Source: Brian Behlendorf / - Posted by Ryan W. Maple   
Earlier this month, a public server of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) was illegally accessed by unknown crackers. The intrusion into this server, which handles the public mail lists, web services, and the source code repositories of all ASF projects was quickly discovered, and the server immediately taken offline. . . .
Forced Attrition  30 May 2001 
Source: - Posted by Jen Olson   
One of my favorite bookmarks is Offering computer security candor often wrapped around a raised middle finger, Attrition is best known for hosting the Web's largest collection of defacement mirrors. But no longer. The site recently announced it . . .
Proxy exposes Excite@Home data  30 May 2001 
Source: SecurityFocus - Posted by Derrick Lewis   
A single misconfigured server exposed broadband provider Excite@Home's internal corporate network to hackers for at least three months, making its customer list of 2.95 million cable modem subscribers accessible to anyone with a web browser and a modicum of cyber smarts . . .
Linux hackers fall victim to crackers  29 May 2001 
Source: The Register - Posted by Nick DeClario   
The servers of open source development site SourceForge have been compromised. Active subscribers to the site, which is owned by VA Linux, received the following terse message from its administrators. "This week, one of our systems was compromised. We have promptly . . .
<< Start < Prev 190 191 192 Next > End >>

Results 1891 - 1900 of 2193


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
University of California, Berkeley Hacked, Data Compromised
London teen pleads guilty to Spamhaus DDoS
New England security group shares threat intelligence, strives to bolster region
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.