Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron hits beta

Friday, March 21st, 2008

With just over a month to go until launch day, Canonical has released the first public beta version of Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron. To be honest, most of the features in the beta first made their appearance in early alpha releases. But there are a few relatively minor improvements, and ...

Hack into a Windows PC – no password needed

Friday, March 14th, 2008

A security consultant based in New Zealand has released a tool that can unlock Windows computers in seconds without the need for a password. Adam Boileau first demonstrated the hack, which affects Windows XP computers but has not yet been tested with Windows Vista, at a security conference in Sydney in ...

Full Linux Alternative to Exchange Server

Monday, March 10th, 2008

Finally someone is putting out a complete linux alternative to Exchange and Outlook. This is the first solution that is all in one server. read more | digg story

Controversial Report Finds Windows More Secure than Linux

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

Contrary to popular wisdom, Windows appears to be more secure than a popular version of Linux, according to an upcoming report from two security researchers. The researchers found that Windows Server 2003 actually had fewer security vulnerabilities identified last year than Linux and that the holes in Windows took less ...

More big security holes in Linux

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

Open-source developers have warned of serious security holes in two Linux components that could allow attackers to take over a system by tricking a user into viewing a specially crafted image file or opening an archive. Patches exist for the bugs, which affect LHA and imlib. Imlib, a library for graphics-viewing ...