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Story Last Call For The X.Org/Linux Graphics Survey srlinuxx 23/09/2011 - 10:26pm
Story No, GNOME doesn’t want user feedback srlinuxx 23/09/2011 - 10:24pm
Story Great week for Linux: Video Editing, A Game Store and more srlinuxx 23/09/2011 - 10:22pm
Story Microsoft of old on Linux desktop, mobile and users srlinuxx 2 23/09/2011 - 6:31pm
Story GNOME Foundation head Sandler to keynote at LCA 2012 srlinuxx 23/09/2011 - 6:31pm
Story Red Hat Shares — 3 Pros, 3 Cons srlinuxx 23/09/2011 - 6:29pm
Story Free Software's Smelly Underpants srlinuxx 23/09/2011 - 6:25pm
Story UEFI secure booting (part 2) srlinuxx 23/09/2011 - 5:53pm
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 23/09/2011 - 6:05am
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 23/09/2011 - 5:56am

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  • Sick of memorizing passwords? A Turing Award winner came up with this algorithmic trick
    Manuel Blum, a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University who won the Turing Award in 1995, has been working on what he calls "human computable" passwords that are not only relatively secure but also don't require us to memorize a different one for each site. Instead, we learn ahead of time an algorithm and a personal, private key, and we use them with the website's name to create and re-create our own unique passwords on the fly for any website at any time.
  • Car thieves use 'mystery device' to break into vehicles
    A car manufacturer recalled more than a million cars following security concerns about car hacking, as the National Insurance Crime Bureau issued an alert about a "mystery device" being used to break into vehicles by defeating the electronic locking system of later-model cars. So-called connected car "convenience technology" could put consumers at risk. "Right now, what has happened is the digital key fob has become a way for someone to steal your car," NICB investigator James "Herb" Price said.
  • Security Considerations When Moving from VMs to Containers
    We recently ran a sponsored series from Fox Technologies on We want to thank the company for its support and for sharing useful information for SysAdmins and developers alike. Fox Technologies is continuing the conversation with a free webinar September 17 that will address security considerations in moving from VMs to containers. More information about this webinar is below.