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Quantum Computing Is the Next Big Security Risk

Enj, 07/12/2017 - 10:23pd The 20th century gave birth to the Nuclear Age as the power of the atom was harnessed and unleashed. Today, we are on the cusp of an equally momentous and irrevocable breakthrough: the advent of computers that draw their computational capability from quantum mechanics.

The Most Exciting Linux Kernel Stories Of 2017

Enj, 07/12/2017 - 10:21pd This year on Phoronix has been more than 290 original news articles pertaining to advancements and changes within the Linux kernel. Here are those highlights.

FCC Chair Ajit Pai Falsely Claims Killing Net Neutrality Will Help Sick and Disabled People

Enj, 07/12/2017 - 10:15pd For the duration of the fight over net neutrality, there have been a constant stream of falsehoods pushed by AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast to justify their frontal assault on the popular rules. One popular bogeyman has been that net neutrality rules devastated telecom sector investment, a claim consistently disproven by publicly-accessible SEC filings, earnings reports, independent analysis, and statements to investors from more than a half-dozen industry executives.

Build a Privacy-respecting and Threat-blocking DNS Server

Mar, 05/12/2017 - 11:11pd DNS blackholing can be an powerful technique for blocking malware, ransomware and phishing on your home network. Although numerous public DNS services boast threat-blocking features, these providers cannot guarantee you total privacy.

DR.CHECKER - A Soundy Vulnerability Detection Tool for Linux Kernel Drivers

Mar, 05/12/2017 - 11:09pd DR.CHECKER: A Soundy Vulnerability Detection Tool for Linux Kernel Drivers Tested on Ubuntu >= 14.04.5 LTS

BoopSuite - A Suite of Tools for Wireless Auditing and Security Testing

Mar, 05/12/2017 - 11:07pd BoopSuite is an up and coming suite of wireless tools designed to be easy to use and powerful in scope, that support both the 2 and 5 GHz spectrums. Written purely in python. A handshake sniffer (CLI and GUI), a monitor mode enabling script and a deauth script are all parts of this suite with more to come.

Deception: Why It's Not Just Another Honeypot

Hën, 04/12/2017 - 12:32md Deception - isn't that a honeypot? That's a frequently asked question when the topic of deception technology arises. This two-part post will trace the origins of honeypots, the rationale behind them, and what factors ultimately hampered their wide-scale adoption.

Dirty COW redux: Linux devs patch botched patch for 2016 mess

Hën, 04/12/2017 - 12:29md Linus Torvalds last week rushed a patch into the Linux kernel, after researchers discovered the patch for 2016's Dirty COW bug had a bug of its own.