Hackers Get Under
Red Hat's Skin.
Open source software company Red Hat
warned of a network intrusion that compromised some of the company's
servers. Though Red Hat considered the advisory critical and issued
updated versions of affected packages, it said that a worst-case
scenario -- a hacker accessing servers used to sign Fedora or Red Hat
applications distributed through their auto-update process -- did not
come to pass. more... and To
trust or not to trust Red Hat, that is the question and
attack: Compromised SSH
keys lead to rootkit.
The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness
Team (CERT) has issued a warning for what it calls “active attacks”
against Linux-based computing infrastructures using compromised SSH
$100M to its SUSE
Linux support tab.
Two years ago, Microsoft Corp. agreed
to buy $240 million worth of support vouchers for Novell Inc.'s SUSE
Linux operating system as part of a controversial partnership deal
between the two vendors. Now Microsoft is reaching into its pocket
again, to the tune of another $100 million. more...
Top 10 Firefox
Firefox 3 may have introduced a number
of new features, but it is the ability to add extra functionality
with the use of extensions that remains one of its biggest assets.
There are hundreds of extensions to choose from - some enable you to
change the look and feel through the use of themes, while others add
more features, such as weather reporting or time zones in the status
vacation getting started
We have written about the OpenStreetMap
(OSM) project many times, but we have yet to explain how to get
started with it as a contributor. Since it is the vacation high
season in the Northern Hemisphere and many more people will be
hitting the maps, this is the perfect time. more...
QGIS earns a spot
on GIS software
Quantum GIS 0.11.0, released last
month, is a free geographic information system (GIS) application
released under the GPL that runs on multiple platforms, including
Linux. QGIS can read, edit, and export common GIS file formats. After
installing it and using it to work with existing data layers
available from official data repositories, performing common spatial
analysis tasks, and sharing files and data with the commercial GIS
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