Xmas issue of the "The Hitchhiker's World" e-zine is here

Wednesday, 24 December 2003, 12:38 AM EST

The e-zine features mainly open source/coding and various projects relevant to security technology, though as well a forum for personal expression.

The latest edition offers readers an insight into ISEAGE, a US Department of Justice funded project dedicated to creating a virtual Internet for the purpose of researching, designing, and testing cyber defense mechanisms as well as analysis of cyber attacks.

Other topics include:

  • A new breed of lightweight virtual machines that has significant advantages over Bochs and VMware
  • Alert Verification - bringing efficiency to Snort and your intrusion alerting
  • A case study of buffer overflows specific to Windows XP
  • A look at cross site scripting attacks which detail new problems and their impact.

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