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58 Open Source Replacements for Commercial Communications Apps

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Here are 58 open source replacements for popular commercial communications software:

Blogging

1) WordPress Replaces: TypePad Used by more than 25 million people, WordPress is one of the most popular blogging platforms available. It installs in just minutes and is easy enough for almost anyone to use. Operating System: OS Independent

2) MovableType Replaces: TypePad Formerly available under a commercial license, MovableType shares a lot of code with TypePad. In addition to blogging, it also includes some basic content management and social networking features. Operating System: OS Independent

3) LifeType Replaces: TypePad "Bloggers love it, administrators love it, geeks need it," proclaims the LifeType Web site. This multi-user blogging platform is suitable for large organizations and includes built-in spam filtering, integrated media management and mobile features. Operating System: OS Independent

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Security Leftovers

  • Teardrop Attack: What Is It And How Does It Work?
    In Teardrop Attack, fragmented packets that are sent in the to the target machine, are buggy in nature and the victim’s machine is unable to reassemble those packets due to the bug in the TCP/IP fragmentation.
  • Updating code can mean fewer security headaches
    Organizations with high rates of code deployments spend half as much time fixing security issues as organizations without such frequent code updates, according to a newly released study. In its latest annual state-of-the-developer report, Devops software provider Puppet found that by better integrating security objectives into daily work, teams in "high-performing organizations" build more secure systems. The report, which surveyed 4,600 technical professionals worldwide, defines high IT performers as offering on-demand, multiple code deploys per day, with lead times for changes of less than one hour. Puppet has been publishing its annual report for five years.
  • Over half of world's top domains weak against email spoofing
    Over half of the world's most popular online services have misconfigured servers which could place users at risk from spoof emails, researchers have warned. According to Swedish cybersecurity firm Detectify, poor authentication processes and configuration settings in servers belonging to hundreds of major online domains are could put users at risk of legitimate-looking phishing campaigns and fraudulent emails.

Leftovers: OSS