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LizardFS: New community and product website

During the last days, the folks behind LizardFS managed to put some exciting new stuff online. One of these things is the new and official LizardFS community portal, containing community forums, a news section, a list of relevant events and a small blog. I am excited to be responsible for the official forums and to […]... Read More

Official Xen blog explains Xen virtualization in detail

During the last days, the official Xen blog published two really amazing articles about Xen virtualization in detail. Both of them take a look at paravirtualization, HVM and the difference between 32 and 64 Bit guests. You can find part one of the article series here: The Paravirtualization Spectrum, part 1: The Ends of the […]... Read More

Security / Penetration Testing (Debian/Ubuntu) – Why Google Skipfish failes to be a top-class web vulnerability scanner

Some of you might have read my little tutorial about how to use Google Skipfish for web vulnerability scanning. While I was fascinated by the efficiency and speed of this application, I started to use it more often. Although manual testing can’t be replaced by a machine, web vulnerability scanners are still a helping hand. During […]... Read More

Ack Ack – Interesting security blog

I want to take the opportunity and share an interesting IT security blog with you: “Ack Ack – Go beyond the impossible!“. Four authors write very interesting blog posts, do some vulnerability research and publish tools && exploits. I especially love the article about performing DNS queries through MySQL (theory), the very funny RAM exhaustion […]... Read More