WPA Wi-Fi encryption is now cracked

Network security researcher Erik Tews found a way to brake TKIP (Temporal Key Integrity Protocol) used by WPA in order to read the data being sent from router to Wi-Fi laptop or PC. It takes from 12 to 15 minutes to crack WPA encryption according to statements made by PacSec conference organizers where Erik will demonstrate the procedure. PacSec 2008 Conference will be held on November 12/13, 2008, at Aoyama […]

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10 years ago Linux news (Sep, 1998)...

Below are some Linux news which were on top 10 years ago at e-news sites of of that time. Preparing this post I didn’t know that it would be so interesting and cognitive operation to dig in old news, to find workable links to headlines below. Well, sometimes this is more interesting and astonishing than we can find today in e-newspapers… Hats off to Linux!. Intel and Netscape have announced […]

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Speedlinks - 18 September 2008

Below are the links which caught my eye this week, I hope that some of them will be useful and interesting for you… Canonical Store is to sell multimedia codecs for Ubuntu. Codecs are developed by Fluendo and Cyberlink. It is still possible to do sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras and get that staff installed… In A comparative look at compact sysadmin distributions article Cory Buford shares the observations he got […]

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Google + Water-based Data Centres = Computer Navy?!

Well, Google is considering to deploy data centres necessary to operate their search engine on barges powering and cooling computers… Sounds strangely? Just read below!

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Download Fedora 9 today and get kernel 2.6.25 and ext4 for FREE! ;)

As it was planned Fedora 9 (codename “Sulphur“) is released today. As for me it wasn’t such expected as Ubuntu Hardy Heron but it is still very important event in Open Source world. So, here is the list of new features in this version of RedHat sponsored Linux distribution: This release features GNOME 2.22. GNOME now includes a webcam photo and video creation utility called Cheese, improved network filesystem support, […]

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