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As some of you may know, fwbuilder.org is a cross-platform, graphical firewall management utility that supports iptables, ASA, PIX, FWSM, Cisco router access lists, pf, ipfw, ipfilter, and HP ProCurve ACL firewalls. Vadim Kurland and Mike Horn, the lead fwbuilder developers, … Continue reading
Google has announced today that the following FreeBSD related projects have been accepted for the annual Google Summer of Code (2011). With 17 approved projects, FreeBSD is one of the Top 10 supported projects. Path-based file system MAC policy (Alan … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Security Team has identified a security bug in mountd. I. Background The mountd(8) daemon services NFS mount requests from other client machines. When mountd is started, it loads the export host addresses and options into the kernel using the … Continue reading
FreeBSD’s quarterly status report for 2011 Q1 is now available. This report covers FreeBSD related projects between January and April 2011. During this quarter, developers focused on releasing FreeBSD 7.4 and 8.2, which were released in February 2011. Currently, the … Continue reading
As most of you will be aware, BSDCan is one of the major annual BSD conferences, and Google sponsors development of the 5 big BSD’s each year in the Summer of Code. More info with regards to these events below. … Continue reading
Whilst serving and checking out a few links today, I came across the following sites that you may be interested in too: I Daemon & Penguin oggcast. The latest podcast is about GhostBSD 2.0 which was released last week (Released: GhostBSD … Continue reading
Nathan Whitehorn has committed the last changes in order to replace FreeBSD’s sysinstall with bsdinstall. I just committed (r219641) changes that make the release infrastructure (src/release/Makefile) use bsdinstall by default instead of sysinstall on install media. A big thank you … Continue reading
Ground Labs, a global leader in the development of security and auditing software for the payment card industry, recently announced the introduction of native support for FreeBSD within its cardholder data discovery products for PCI compliance. “Our goal is to … Continue reading