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Let's Automate Let's Encrypt

Tuesday, 01 November 2016 - 10:08 AM - (Security)

HTTPS is a small island of security in this insecure world, and in this day and age, there is absolutely no reason not to have it on every Web site you host. Up until last year, there was just a single last excuse: purchasing certificates was kind of pricey. more>>

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Penclic B3 Mouse

Monday, 31 October 2016 - 10:30 AM - (Hardware)

"Does the world need a new computer mouse?" asks Penclic. "Yes it does!" says the Swedish peripherals developer. Most devices in our lives have undergone extensive changes through the years, notes Penclic, save the unlucky, unglamorous computer mouse. more>>

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Secure Desktops with Qubes: Compartmentalization

Thursday, 13 October 2016 - 11:00 AM - (Security)

This is the third article in my series about Qubes. In the first two articles, I gave an overview about what Qubes is and described how to install it. more>>

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Android Browser Security--What You Haven't Been Told

Thursday, 22 September 2016 - 12:00 PM - (Security)

This article focuses on flaws in Android's stock web libraries, while acknowledging related exploits. Some modern Android browsers have critically weak encryption and other dangerous flaws that cannot be patched or otherwise corrected. This weakness extends to multiple browsers and applications and is determined by the linkage to the system webcore on older OS versions. more>>

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Synopsys' Coverity

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 - 16:11 PM - (Security)

The new version 8.5 of Synopsys' Coverity extends the security umbrella of the static analysis tool to mitigate a wider range of security vulnerabilities. more>>

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Securing the Programmer

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - 13:00 PM - (Security)

I have a favorite saying: "If you are a systems administrator, you have the keys to the kingdom. If you are an open-source programmer, you don't know which or how many kingdoms you have the keys to." We send our programs out into the world to be run by anyone for any purpose. Think about that: by anyone, for any purpose. more>>

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NordVPN for Android

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 - 13:08 PM - (Security)

The prospect of privacy protection and occulting your smartphone's IP address with a VPN are sufficient selling points, but the ability to watch your Spanish-dubbed Turkish telenovellas while on the beach in Tahiti should seal the deal for real. more>>

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iguaz.io

Friday, 02 September 2016 - 15:30 PM - (Security)

An IT megatrend in progress involves the shift from legacy monolithic apps running on enterprise storage to systems of engagement that interact with users, collect real-time data from many sources and store it in elastic and shared data services. more>>

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Contrast Security's Contrast Enterprise

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 - 13:30 PM - (Security)

The phrase with which Contrast Security describes the one-of-a-kind protection provided by the new Contrast Enterprise is "continuous application security". more>>

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illusive networks' Deceptions Everywhere

Monday, 29 August 2016 - 11:11 AM - (Security)

illusive networks' bread and butter is its deception cybersecurity technology called Deceptions Everywhere whose approach is to neutralize targeted attacks and Advanced Persistent Threats by creating a deceptive layer across the entire network. more>>

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SoftMaker FreeOffice

Monday, 20 June 2016 - 15:20 PM - (Software)

The bottom line on SoftMaker FreeOffice 2016—the updated, free, full-featured Office alternative to the expensive Microsoft Office suite—is this: no other free off more>>

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What's Our Next Fight?

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 - 18:00 PM - (Hardware)

We won the battle for Linux, but we're losing the battle for freedom.

Linux turns 25 in August 2016. Linux Journal turned 21 in April 2016. (Issue #1 was April 1994, the month Linux hit version 1.0.) We're a generation into the history of our cause, but the fight isn't there anymore, because we won. Our cause has achieved its effects. more>>

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Canonical and BQ's Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition Tablet

Monday, 18 April 2016 - 20:00 PM - (Hardware)

Canonical's broad vision for Ubuntu Linux is to offer a single, converged personal computing experience across devices. more>>

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What's in the Box? Interrogate Your Linux Machine's Hardware

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 - 20:34 PM - (Hardware)

I recently had a problem trying to install the NVIDIA driver for my machine. It seemed the latest driver had stopped supporting my graphics card, and after updating my kernel, I was out of a driver. The question, obviously, was "which card did I have?" But, I didn't remember. more>>

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What's New in 3D Printing, Part II: the Hardware

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 - 20:48 PM - (Hardware)

This is the second article in what will be a four-part series on the current state of 3D printing compared to how things were three years ago when I wrote my first series on 3D printing. Of course, this is Linux Journal, so the focus will be on Linux and open-source-specific aspects in 3D printing. I won't dwell much on proprietary products. more>>

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