SECURITY : OPENBSD VS FREEBSD

SECURITY : OPENBSD VS FREEBSD

This blog post by Guillaume Kaddouch compares the security capabilities of FreeBSD and OpenBSD. OpenBSD and FreeBSD are both great OS that I admire and use. OpenBSD is considered more secure since it is its main goal, but FreeBSD can be tweaked to be pretty well...

BSDNow.TV Episode 48 – Liberating SSL

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Kris Moore and Allan Jude interview Brent Cook, a new OpenBSD developer, about a portable version of LibreSSL. In addition, they discuss the FreeBSD port of LibreSSL. Check out the official page here:...
OpenBSD 5.5 is released

OpenBSD 5.5 is released

The developers of OpenBSD have just released version 5.5. This release includes the feature time_t being made available for 64 bits on all platforms, improvements to the installer, improved hardware support, and various changes to the network stack. In addition, there...

OpenBSD takes on OpenSSL project, implements changes

The OpenBSD team has started its own fork of OpenSSL, due to the backlash from the Heartbleed bug. The new project will be called LibreSSL, and is based on OpenSSL 1.0.1g. The team has already begun working on a major clean up of the code. The following list outlines...

FreeBSD SMP scalable PF coming to FreeBSD HEAD

Gleb Smirnoff writes on the FreeBSD PF Mailing List about a some improvements he has made to make Packet Filter (PF) SMP-scalable and faster: “As you already may now, last half a year I’ve been working on making pf SMP-scalable and faster in general. More...
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