Houston 2600

Computer security, hacking, coding and mayhem

Yet Another Reason to Hate FreeBSD

http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-security-notifications/2008-June/000111.html If you notice, our dear Colin sent out this email on the third to announce these EOLs that went into effect on the first. Good call, guys. It is this kind of lackadaisical behavior that is driving people to Linux.

Make Magazine Interviews Mall Squatters

Michael Townsend and his wife, Adriana Yoto, became famous for building a secret apartment inside a large shopping mall in Providence without detection for four years. Make magazine publishes an interview with the couple in issue #14. I know we at Houston 2600 have discussed this topic, as we are seeking to find our own “hacker space.” They reveal some of the details about how they managed to build the.. Read More

BSD Magazine Publishes First Issue

BSD Magazine has published their first issue. Articles include: FreeBSD 7.0 installation & configuration… FreeBSD’s bsnmp… Pushing BSD as an open source desktop… PC-BSD overview… Sguil 0.7.0 on FreeBSD 7.0… How to Dual-Boot Vista with BSD – a step-by-step approach… Keep smiling, waste spammers’ time… Defense in Depth and FOSS… BSD 1/2008 NetBSD on the NSLU2… OpenBSD pf – the firewall on fire… Instant Messaging with Jabber/XMPP…Interview with FreeBSD developer….. Read More