An allegation that the FBI, which has long pressed for back doors into encryption products, surreptitiously placed one into OpenBSD alarms security experts.
A security hole in the way OpenBSD handles IPv6 data packets exposes systems running the open-source OS to serious attack.
Version 3.9 of the open-source operating system includes a memory feature designed to counter buffer overflow attacks.
The group calls on commercial users for financial help, decries "culture of entitlement" in open-source community.
This article incorrectly characterized Linus Torvalds' last response to the OpenBSD community.
Linux creator calls OpenBSD crowd a bunch of "monkeys" and criticizes those who publicize security flaws to gain notoriety.
Lead developer of the OS, which recently marked its 10th birthday, says new version offers "significant improvements."
Although the blame for compromised security falls squarely on the persons who refuse to patch their system appropriately, OpenBSD is designed to be resistant to even that kind of compromise.
Despite having its funding withdrawn last month, the open-source group releases the latest, downloadable version of its popular operating system.