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Posted by meshal on Sunday, February 17, 2008 @ 19:32:14 EST (8325 reads)
If you use fasttelco Internet, please don't use your Internet to access sensitive data like banks, email, or any other critical account. please read more here:

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Posted by meshal on Thursday, June 14, 2007 @ 01:10:00 EDT (9729 reads)

A recent survey by Google's Anti-Malware Team seems to confirm what many of us have believed in the past: Microsoft's IIS (Internet Information Services) servers are more vulnerable to host malware than Apache servers. The statistics come from the recently launched Google Online Security Blog whereby Google's researchers looked at 70,000 domains that were either distributing malware or hosting attack code.

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Posted by meshal on Sunday, April 22, 2007 @ 17:02:40 EDT (8582 reads)

Macaulay, a software engineer, was able to hack into a MacBook through a zero-day security hole in Apple's Safari browser. The computer was one of two offered as a prize in the "PWN to Own" hack-a-Mac contest at the CanSecWest conference here.


Posted by meshal on Tuesday, January 03, 2006 @ 11:12:04 EST (5963 reads)

January 1, 2006 - m0n0wall 1.21 released!

m0n0wall 1.21 greatly improves the captive portal (better and more RADIUS options, file manager, stability), updates all components to the latest version and fixes several bugs.


Posted by meshal on Saturday, December 17, 2005 @ 21:14:59 EST (6373 reads)

Coyote Linux Personal Firewall 3.00 build 31 is available for download. This release is the first release of the new Coyote Linux 3.00 firewall product. This product has been split from the Wolverine Firewall and VPN code base but is licensed for Personal and Educational use ONLY.

CLPF does not include support for VPN (PPTP/IPSEC) or 802.1q VLans. If you need support for these options, please purchase a license for the Wolverine product.


Posted by meshal on Tuesday, October 25, 2005 @ 05:03:46 EDT (5954 reads)

Enterprise-Class Functionality to Open Source Firewall

Solsoft NetfilterOne is a graphical interface that will automate the design, deployment and documentation of security rules and policies as they pertain to a networked netfilter firewall. As the name suggests, NetfilterOne will support one installation of the netfilter firewall.


Posted by meshal on Tuesday, October 11, 2005 @ 09:30:10 EDT (11050 reads)

04/07/2007 - m0n0wall 1.231 released!

Following a long series of beta releases, the developers of the FreeBSD-based m0n0wall firewall project have released version 1.231 final: "m0n0wall 1.231 released! m0n0wall 1.231 includes many new features as well as improvements to existing ones (captive portal, PPTP VPN, logging, DHCP relay, diagnostics, DynDNS updater, IPsec). Countless small changes have been made to make the webGUI even more useful, and many bugs have been fixed in all components.


Posted by meshal on Saturday, October 08, 2005 @ 07:52:12 EDT (5458 reads)

October 6, 2005 - The IPCop team is proud to announce the Final 1.4.9 Release today!

IPCop Linux is a complete Linux distribution whose sole purpose is to protect the networks on which it is installed. It is extremely easy for anyone to install and configure. Frequently, the IPCop firewall can be installed within 10 to 15 minutes.

IPCop is a SmoothWall look-alike and is based on original SmoothWall GNU fork.

As usual, this version can be installed as an update from previous v1.4.x versions or with a ready-to-go ISO for a fresh install.

IPCop v1.4.9 is only bug fixes and is released with minor changes from 1.4.9test1.


Posted by meshal on Monday, October 25, 2004 @ 19:42:12 EDT (5094 reads)
hardocp.com: Red Hat Linux users beware that an e-mail that is currently making the rounds urging Linux users to update is a Trojan. I’m sure most of you don’t fall for that kind of stuff, but just in case….you know, like if your “friend? might fall for it, you can warn them.

Red Hat has been made aware that emails are circulating that pretend to come from the Red Hat Security Team. These emails tell users to download and run an update from a users home directory. This fake update appears to contain malicious code. Read More...

Posted by meshal on Thursday, September 16, 2004 @ 20:03:09 EDT (5242 reads)
The following Denial of Service Flaw was reported in Samba 3.0 versions prior to and including v3.0.6:

(i) A DoS bug in smbd may allow an unauthenticated user to cause smbd to spawn new processes each one entering an infinite 

loop. After sending a sufficient amount of packets it is possible to exhaust the memory resources on the server. 
(ii) A DoS bug in nmbd may allow an attacker to remotely crash the nmbd daemon. 


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