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PC help: What about Linux spyware? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, May 09 2007 @ 03:01 PM EDT
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Q Iím thinking of trying out Linux, but I canít seem to find any information on anti-spyware programs for that operating system.

Do you know where I can find such software?

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Linux Kernel IPv6 Type 0 Route Headers Denial of Service Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, April 30 2007 @ 01:39 PM EDT
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A security issue has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

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Linux Kernel "L2CAP" and "HCI" Information Disclosure Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, April 25 2007 @ 01:42 PM EDT
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Two weaknesses have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potential sensitive information.

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Linux VB100 update Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, April 18 2007 @ 01:32 PM EDT
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VB plans a review of the test procedures for the VB100 comparative testing and certification program, after some issues arising from the recent Linux comparative have brought to light a lack of clarity in the publicly-available procedures document.

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Red Hat update for openoffice.org Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, March 22 2007 @ 06:10 PM EST
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Red Hat has issued an update for openoffice.org. This fixes some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system.

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Red Hat Linux Kernel Filesystem Auditing Bug Lets Local Users Deny Service Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 27 2007 @ 01:58 PM EST
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Updated kernel packages that fix two security issues and a bug in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 kernel are now available.

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Red Hat update for gnomemeeting Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 20 2007 @ 03:58 PM EST
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Red Hat has issued an update for gnomemeeting. This fixes a vulnerability, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

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Keeping a Lid on Linux Logins Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, February 15 2007 @ 11:00 PM EST
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When asked about security on a multi-user Linux system, a wise man once said "everyone is root if you allow them to login as a user." There is plenty of truth in that, but embracing imminent compromise isn't always acceptable. Let's take a look at how you can limit your exposure while letting unknown and untrusted users login with a shell.

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Debian update for proftpd Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, February 07 2007 @ 07:30 PM EST
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Debian has issued an update for proftpd. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

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Debian warns of Mozilla bugs Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, January 29 2007 @ 09:39 AM EST
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Linux distributor Debian issued a security advisory over the weekend, warning of several problems in Mozilla and associated products such as Mozilla Firefox.

The vulnerabilities include bugs in the layout engine which could allow a denial of service attack and the execution of arbitrary code.

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