New informal security organization: oss-security

A few of us on vendor-sec have decided to pull some cross-vendor resources and we've put together a new informal organization, similar to vendor-sec, but for a more "general public". It's primarily a wiki of various security-related information and a mailing list for OSS vendors and authors to be able …

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Some pretty cool cheatsheets

Found this link this morning, to a site with some nice cheatsheets that might be of interest to some people. There are cheetsheats for regexps, PHP, MySQL, CSS, HTML, etc. Single-page cheetsheats that can be used for easy reference. Found them on ilovejackdaniels.com. Might be worth checking out for …

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hddtemp wrapper for Nagios

I was bored tonight so I wrote a wrapper for hddtemp for Nagios monitoring. I have a bit of a quirky setup for Nagios where I run the local system checks on remote systems via netcat, ipsvd, and a script to handle the query. This allows me to monitor remote …

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libcdio and package auditing

There was a vulnerability in libcdio that we sat on for quite a bit because I had accidentally found another way to crash iso-info. Took some time to figure it all out, but we were persistent and Gustavo came up with the fix for all supported libcdio versions.

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How to open the Vista box

If you've ever wondered exactly who it is that Microsoft is catering their operating system, wonder no further. For those of who have bought Vista and haven't been able to figure out how to open the box, I have the answer for you. Don't feel bad if you've had Vista …

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