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As reported earlier CanSecWest conference was designed to test zero day vulnerability against three leading desktop operating systems. The result is out: [1] The MacBook Air went first [2] Windows Vista was cracked (hacked) on the last day of the contest [3] Linux remained undefeated Although several attendees tried to crack the Linux laptop, nobody […]

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The most anticipated matchup in the cracker (or hacker) world is going on to take control of a computer using zero day vulnerability. Checkout official site for more information about the Pwn2Own contest. The prize is US $20,000, plus you get to keep the laptop.

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The joke on this page was obtained from the FSF’s email archives of the GNU Project: There are four major species of Unix sysad: 1.The TECHNICAL THUG. Usually a systems programmer who has been forced into system administration; writes scripts in a polyglot of the Bourne shell, sed, C, awk, perl, and APL. 2.The ADMINISTRATIVE […]

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Hackers (read as cracker) attacking on unpatched versions of the Mambo content management system that can be used to build botnets for use in phishing scams and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. They are using PHP-based CMS mass-exploitation and other vulnerabilities in open source CMS applications. If you are in server, collocation businesses then […]

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