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Report of FBI back door roils OpenBSD community

An allegation that the FBI, which has long pressed for back doors into encryption products, surreptitiously placed one into OpenBSD alarms security experts.

By December 15, 2010


It's time to embrace software's auto-update era

As software becomes a constant work in progress, it's time to let its makers bear responsibility for keeping it current.

By December 20, 2010


OpenBSD hit by 'critical' IPv6 flaw

A security hole in the way OpenBSD handles IPv6 data packets exposes systems running the open-source OS to serious attack.

By March 14, 2007


CentOS Linux developers threaten mutiny

Programmers behind the clone of Red Hat Enterprise Linux demand that its founder share project control--or maybe they'll leave.

By July 30, 2009


OpenBSD turns 4.0

By November 3, 2006


OpenBSD update promises better protection

Version 3.9 of the open-source operating system includes a memory feature designed to counter buffer overflow attacks.

By May 3, 2006


OpenBSD founder makes funding plea

The group calls on commercial users for financial help, decries "culture of entitlement" in open-source community.

By March 23, 2006


Torvalds attacks IT industry 'security circus'

This article incorrectly characterized Linus Torvalds' last response to the OpenBSD community.

By July 18, 2008


Torvalds attacks IT industry 'security circus'

Linux creator calls OpenBSD crowd a bunch of "monkeys" and criticizes those who publicize security flaws to gain notoriety.

By July 17, 2008


Hacking Caller ID: unblocking blocked phone numbers

Defensive telephony rather than computing

By July 23, 2008