Archive for November, 2010
This is a short one, the title says it all. I have decided to start doing a bit more casual posting (tweeting?) on a twitter account I just setup and since I already toss a bunch of crap on my fcbk account about rfxn.com, figured I would throw everyone the details for both:
Today marks the release of LMD 1.3.7, which is a minor release update that fixes a few bugs and is also the final 1.x release before version 2.0 as described in the LMD: one year later blog post. The bug list for LMD has remained very small over the last 6 months and this release reflects that by fixing the current outstanding bugs.
Changes 1.3.6 => 1.3.7: [Fix] package ownership at some point got set to uid 501 instead of root [Fix] daily cronjob now checks ps output for inotifywait proc instead of pidof [Fix] monitor mode users would exit prematurely if a user More >
I was recently asked by someone about the donations that rfxn.com receives, more specifically what it amounts to. In the interest of answering this person and anyone else who may be curious, I thought I would put together a small post about it.
Firstly, what needs to be said is that although the projects have been active for nearly 8 years and will pass 700,000 downloads sometime in January 2011, I have only been accepting donations since late January of 2006. Around this time, is when rfxn.com had a shift from a for-profit managed services provider which offered our projects as More >
With my move back to Canada behind me and adjusting to some new routines with life, its about time to get back into the mix with the projects. Though things have been slow the last couple of months, it has not stopped me from making sure regular and prompt malware updates are released.
Today, we reflect on the first year of Linux Malware Detect, which was released in a very infantile beta release about a year ago. The project has evolved in allot of ways from its original goals, it has certainly changed in every way for the better. What was More >