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In Other News | Posted 29 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on SourceForge Under Attack | 1,266 views
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The SourceForge blog has indicated that their servers are under attack. The attackers were able successfully able to exploit a vulnerability of several servers. The CVS servers have been compromised. SourceForge says they are working to identify the exploits …

Defense In Depth | Posted 16 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on ClamAV 3.0 for Windows Open Beta | 1,367 views

The open-source ClamAV toolkit is officially moving into new territory- Windows. The new ClamAV 3.0 for Windows is now in open beta. ClamAV for Windows utilizes the cloud to aid with the propagation of new detection signatures. Evaluation downloads …

Communications | Posted 15 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on Backdoor in OpenBSD? | 1,332 views
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OpenBSD, one of our favorite operating systems, will soon be undergoing an audit. Theo DeRaadt has forwarded an email which he received to the OpenBSD tech mailing list. The email alleges that the FBI secretly placed back doors in …

Communications | Posted 24 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Encrypted IM Using Pidgin | 1,847 views
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Public instant messaging platforms such Google Talk, AOL Instant Messenger or Windows Live Messenger offers instant messaging services that are highly attractive to individuals and organizations. The provider has already paid the infrastructure costs for the servers and networks …

In Other News | Posted 31 Oct 2009 | Comments Off on Technology Trick Or Treats | 1,273 views
In the spirit of Halloween, this is good time for a technology related Trick or Treat list. Are they tricks or treats? In either case our readers will stumble into a few of them. We'll let you decide what they are.
Data Management | Posted 24 Oct 2009 | Comments Off on BleachBit | 1,366 views
BleachBit is an open source fast privacy and cleanup tool that is very easy to use. The application provides cleaners for over 50 common applications. This includes all the common browsers such as Internet Explorer and Firefox as well as many other desktop application like Microsoft Office.