2009-05-22: Please read chapters 4, 5, and 29 of the Linux Administration Handbook. Please read chapter 6 of Mastering Windows Server 2008.
2009-05-28: Assignment 3, due
2009-05-28: Security Exercise, due 2009-07-30
2009-06-11: Assignment 4, due 2009-06-18
2009-06-16: Please read chapters 6, 11, and 12 of the Linux Administration Handbook. Please read chapter 10 of Mastering Windows Server 2008.
2009-07-07: Assignment 5, due 2009-07-14
2009-07-22: Assignment 6, due 2009-07-28
2009-08-04: Assignment 7, due 2009-08-07
2009-07-09: Please read chapters 15 and 21 of the Linux Administration Handbook. Please read chapters 11, 12, and 13 of Mastering Windows Server 2008.
2008-06-09: Reference to the Tanenbaum-Torvalds discussion of micro versus macro: Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Revolution; Appendix A, The Tanenbaum-Torvalds Debate
2008-06-09: An Email About A SAN here at FSU: SAN Issue -- root cause explanation
2008-06-09: An Email about a Mailman problem here at FSU: Mailman problem
2008-06-11: An Email about a ClamAV problem with respect to Selinux: ClamAV/Selinux problem
2008-06-13: Reference for enjoyable book on networking:
by Gary A. Donahue
Pub Date: June 01, 2007
Print ISBN-10: 0-596-10151-1
Print ISBN-13: 978-0-59-610151-0
2008-06-16: Morgan Stanley and AFS: When Your Business Depends On It: The Evolution of a Global File System for a Global Enterprise
2008-06-16: Relatively recent (2006) NFS operations resource: Linux NFS-HOWTO
2008-06-27: Recent article on top-level domains in the New York Times: New Flavors for Addresses on the Web Are on the Way
2008-07-07: Recent article on consumer views of service downtimes in the New York Times: As Web Traffic Grows, Crashes Take Bigger Toll
2008-07-09: Recent article on patching DNS flaw: Vendors form alliance to fix DNS poisoning flaw
2008-07-09: DNS patches prove fatal for some software: MS DNS patch snuffs net connection for ZoneAlarm users
2008-08-08: Press release from Dr. Bernstein on DNS cache poisoning: DNS still vulnerable, Bernstein says
2008-08-11: Plastic Keys to Physical Locks: Researchers Crack Medeco High-Security Locks With Plastic Keys
2008-08-20: An Email about an administrator failing to set permanent state after setting temporary state: Blocked Hosts List?
2008-08-22: An Email about an intrusion at Redhat's Fedora: Infrastructure report, 2008-08-22 UTC 1200
2009-01-05: Backup woes: Hard Lessons in the Importance of Backups: JournalSpace Wiped Out
2009-01-22: NSA Selinux link: http://www.nsa.gov/research/selinux/.
2009-02-10: Data breach at FAA: FAA reports 45,000 data records pilfered from server
2009-02-26: Man-in-the-middle attack that looks viable: SSL Strip
2009-03-06: Finally, a vulnerability found in DJBDNS: Security Issue in DJBDNS Confirmed
2009-03-06: And a second vulnerability also found in DJBDNS: Rapid DNS Poisoning in DJBDNS
2009-04-01: Spam Back to 94% of All E-Mail
2009-05-12: Berkeley data break-in: Hackers attack campus databases, steal Social Security numbers, other data
2009-05-12: The Evolution of the Unix Time-sharing System
2009-05-15: Backup woes at Avsim: Hackers 'destroy' flight sim site
2009-05-20: Microsoft IIS hole fells university server
2009-07-15: DHCP server can take over client
2009-07-21: More on the DD-WRT story mentioned brought up in class: Open-source firmware vuln exposes wireless routers
2009-07-23: Adobe Flash woes: New attacks exploit vuln in (fully-patched) Adobe Flash
2009-07-29: Major BIND bug: BIND crash bug prompts urgent update call
2009-07-29: FSU's response to the BIND bug: [Nolenet] DNS server code upgraded
2009-07-30: Data Exposure in the U.S. government: US Congress probes accidental top secret file sharing
2009-07-30: Hardware security: Intel warns over bare-metal BIOS bug
2009-07-31: DNS: Wildcard certificate spoofs web authentication
2009-07-31: iPhone: How To Hijack 'Every iPhone In The World'
2009-07-31: Details on the Linux 2.30 NULL pointer problem: Fun with NULL pointers, part 1