NAC system PacketFence 3.0 released

PacketFence is a fully supported, trusted, free and open source network access control (NAC) system. Boasting a feature set including a captive-portal for registration and …

Linux Foundation suffers security breach

Some two weeks after the discovery of the compromise of the kernel.org website and several servers in its infrastructure comes the news that the Linux.com and …

OpenSSH 5.9 released

OpenSSH is a 100% complete SSH protocol version 1.3, 1.5 and 2.0 implementation and includes sftp client and server support. It encrypts all traffic (including passwords) to …

BackBox Linux 2 for penetration testers

BackBox is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. It has been developed to perform penetration tests and security assessments. Designed to be fast, easy to use and provide a …

Linux source code repository compromised

The Kernel.org website – home to the Linux project and the primary repository for the Linux kernel source code – sports a warning notifying its users of a security …

NetSecL Linux 3.2 released

NetSecL is a hardened, live and installable operating system based on OpenSuse suitable for desktop/server and penetration testing. Once installed you can fully enjoy the …

SSH client PuTTY 0.61 released

After four long years, here comes a new version of PuTTY, the popular free telnet/SSH client for Windows and Unix platforms. PuTTY 0.61 brings new features, bug fixes, and …

CentOS 6.0 released

CentOS 6.0 for i386 and x86_64 architectures is now available. It is based on the upstream release EL 6.0 and includes packages from all variants. All upstream repositories …