A Linux admin and open source developer has come up with a 48-character attack that crashes Linux servers, but experts argue the security implications of the bug.
In past few months, Microsoft opened the source code of a lot of its projects, convincing people that the company loves Linux.
But a new report shows that Microsoft is not really a big supporter of Linux.
Microsoft has banned Linux on some Windows 10 powered Signature Edition PCs, which provides the cleanest Windows experience on the market.
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Signature Edition PCs are
Around five years after unknown hackers gained unauthorized access to multiple kernel.org servers used to maintain and distribute the Linux operating system kernel, police have arrested a South Florida computer programmer for carrying out the attack.
Donald Ryan Austin, a 27-year-old programmer from of El Portal, Florida, was charged Thursday with hacking servers belonging to the Linux Kernel
Mike Mimoso, Tom Spring, and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including the MedSec/Muddy Waters story, how the Angler EK was traced back to the Lurk Gang, Fairware hitting Linux servers, and the Bashlite IoT malware.
Attackers are targeting insecure Redis instances, exposed to the internet, to access Linux servers and delete web files and folders in exchange for ransom.
Linux has turned 25!
Dear all, today is August 25, 2016, and it is time for the celebration, as it’s the 25th Anniversary of the Linux project, announced by its creator, Finnish programmer Linus Torvalds, on August 25, 1991.
Who can forget one of the most famous messages in the computing world posted by Torvalds exactly 25 years ago today, on 25 August 1991:
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Hello everybody out
If you are using the Internet, there are the possibilities that you are open to attack.
The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) implementation in all Linux systems deployed since 2012 (version 3.6 and above of the Linux kernel) poses a serious threat to Internet users, whether or not they use Linux directly.
This issue is troubling because Linux is used widely across the Internet, from web
A serious vulnerability in the TCP implementation in Linux systems can be used identify hosts communicating over the protocol and attack that traffic.
No software is immune to being Hacked! Not even Linux.
The Ubuntu online forums have been hacked, and data belonging to over 2 Million users have been compromised, Canonical just announced.
The compromised users’ data include their IP addresses, usernames, and email addresses, according to the company, who failed to apply a patch to secure its users’ data.
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You might be aware of Microsoft and Canonical’s partnership to integrate “Bash on Ubuntu on Windows 10,” which is typically a non-graphical Ubuntu running over Windows Subsystem for Linux. Windows 10 doesn’t officially support graphical Linux desktop applications.
But, now we have noticed a very interesting ticket titled “Run Any Desktop Environment in WSL” raised at Github repository, in