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Smoothwall Express

Friday, 24 February 2017 - 15:28 PM - (Security)

The award-winning Smoothwall Express open-source firewall—designed specifically to be installed and administered by non-experts—continues its forward development march with a new 3.1 release. more>>

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Own Your DNS Data

Thursday, 16 February 2017 - 14:56 PM - (Security)

I honestly think most people simply are unaware of how much personal data they leak on a daily basis as they use their computers. Even if they have some inkling along those lines, I still imagine many think of the data they leak only in terms of individual facts, such as their name or where they ate lunch. more>>

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IGEL Universal Desktop Converter

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 - 16:17 PM - (Hardware)

IGEL Technology's next-generation Universal Desktop Converter 3 (UDC3) is a powerful and universally deployable managed thin-client solution, a low-cost alternative to desktop hardware solutions. more>>

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Simple Server Hardening

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 - 13:12 PM - (Security)

These days, it's more important than ever to tighten up the security on your servers, yet if you were to look at several official hardening guides, they read as though they were written for Red Hat from 2005. That's because they were written for Red Hat in 2005 and updated here and there through the years. more>>

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Understanding Firewalld in Multi-Zone Configurations

Thursday, 02 February 2017 - 12:27 PM - (Security)

Stories of compromised servers and data theft fill today's news. It isn't difficult for someone who has read an informative blog post to access a system via a misconfigured service, take advantage of a recently exposed vulnerability or gain control using a stolen password. more>>

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Goldtouch Semi-Vertical Mouse

Monday, 23 January 2017 - 18:15 PM - (Hardware)

"A brilliant combination of ergonomics, comfort and performance" thunders Goldtouch, a leader in desktop ergonomics, about its new Semi-Vertical Mouse. "Perfectly sloped at 66 degrees" to prevent wrist stress and provide the ultimate comfort fit for healthy computing, the Semi-Vertical Mouse is Goldtouch's newest addition to its mouse library. more>>

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Panther MPC, Inc.'s Panther Alpha

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 - 10:59 AM - (Hardware)

Functional, powerful and there when you need it, unobtrusive when you don't—that's how Panther MPC, Inc., sums up the company's new Panther Alpha personal micro PC that features the company's powerful, easy-to-use Linux-based Panther OS. more>>

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Jetico's BestCrypt Container Encryption for Linux

Friday, 30 December 2016 - 14:11 PM - (Security)

For users in search of a commercially supported encryption tool for Linux with a backdoor-free guarantee, Jetico recommends its recently updated BestCrypt Container Encryption for Linux 3.0. more>>

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ADUPS Android Malware Infects Barnes & Noble

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 - 11:54 AM - (Security)

ADUPS is an Android "firmware provisioning" company based out of Shanghai, China. The software specializes both in Big Data collection of Android usage, and hostile app installation and/or firmware control. Google has blacklisted the ADUPS agent in its Android Compatibility Test Suite (CTS). more>>

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USMobile, Inc.'s Scrambl3

Monday, 19 December 2016 - 12:57 PM - (Security)

The special sauce in USMobile, Inc.'s Scrambl3, the mobile app that facilitates "the world's most private calls and messages", is a set of open-source components that create a top-secret-grade VPN, encryption algorithms and internet protocols. more>>

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Secure Desktops with Qubes: Extra Protection

Thursday, 15 December 2016 - 15:33 PM - (Security)

This article is the fourth in my series about the Qubes operating system, a security-focused Linux distribution that compartmentalizes your common desktop tasks into individual VMs. more>>

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Bruce Nikkel's Practical Forensic Imaging (No Starch Press)

Friday, 09 December 2016 - 18:37 PM - (Security)

Forensic image acquisition is an important part of the process of after-the-fact incident response and evidence collection. Digital forensic investigators acquire, preserve and manage digital evidence as part of criminal and civil court cases; they examine violations of organizational policy; and they analyze cyber attacks. more>>

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CORSAIR's Carbide Air 740

Thursday, 01 December 2016 - 12:59 PM - (Hardware)

Part of the joy of owning a custom-built PC is building it yourself, notes CORSAIR. (Oh, do we agree!) In an effort to promote endless PC-making joy, CORSAIR developed the new Carbide Air 740 PC case that "offers remarkable cooling performance and the flexibility to handle even the most ambitious enthusiast system builds". more>>

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FutureVault Inc.'s FutureVault

Monday, 28 November 2016 - 13:35 PM - (Security)

Though short of Mr Torvalds' aim of world domination, FutureVault, Inc., has set the ambitious goal to "change the way business is done" with its FutureVault digital collaborative vault application. 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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