Intrusion detection with Tripwire

It's a myth that any system that you connect to the internet is 'safe'. No matter how vigilant you are, there are always risks out there and so having some way of detecting that something bad has happened is a vital part of any security strategy.

Tripwire (I'm referring to the open source edition here, not the commercial ones that are also available) is a program which is ...

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My first impressions of Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04) Beta

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It's April, which means that it is the month of a new release of Ubuntu. Hardy Heron (8.04) is going to be the eighth release of the distribution, which has enjoyed enormous popularity in recent times.

I use the KDE variant, Kubuntu as one of my main desktop operating systems, but I haven't yet tried out the beta of Hardy Heron. I'm putting the standard Ubuntu ...

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Ulteo Application System Beta 1 - the FOSSwire review

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Ulteo is an interesting concept. Rather than being just another Linux distribution, founder Gaël Duval (previously of Mandriva fame), wants to simplify the way you use your computer and your digital life. Apparently.

The way this is done is by combining an online service and a desktop client operating system. Instead of having all your information locally on your PC, much of it can be stored online and then ...

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