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Hackers turning to 'exotic' languages for next-gen malware, report warns>

28 Červenec, 2021 - 14:44
Hackers are turning coding languages such as Go, Rust, Nim and DLang into next-gen malware targeting Linux and Windows systems, enabling them to avoid signature detection and add layers of obfuscation.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Open Source is Revolutionizing Careers in Cybersecurity - What You Need to Know>

28 Červenec, 2021 - 14:00
Technology is an integral part of our everyday lives. Widespread reliance on devices that connect us to the Internet and cloud platforms that facilitate digital communications has markedly increased since the beginning of this pandemic. As technology companies are scrambling to meet businesses' and consumers' evolving needs, one trend has become clearly apparent - open-source is at the forefront of modern technological innovation, revolutionizing careers available in the field of cybersecurity in the process.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

The 10 Best Tools to Scan Your Linux Server for Malware and Security Flaws>

27 Červenec, 2021 - 14:20
Worried that your Linux server might be infected with malware or rootkits? Here's 10 great security tools you can use to scan your Linux server for malware and security flaws.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Black Hat USA & DEFCON 2021 Coverage on LinuxSecurity: What You Need to Know>

27 Červenec, 2021 - 00:56
To say that it's an exciting time in the cybersecurity community is an understatement! Two of the most prestigious cybersecurity conferences - Black Hat USA 2021 and DEF CON - are rapidly approaching, featuring an impressive list of trainings and presentations.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Microsoft Warns of LemonDuck Malware Targeting Windows and Linux Systems>

26 Červenec, 2021 - 14:07
The infamous cross-platform LemonDuck crypto-mining malware has continued to refine and improve upon its techniques to strike both Linux and Windows OSes by setting its sights on older vulnerabilities, while simultaneously latching on to a variety of spreading mechanisms to maximize the effectiveness of its campaigns.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Canonical Pushes New Ubuntu Kernel Updates to All Supported Releases>

23 Červenec, 2021 - 14:32
Canonical has published Linux kernel updates for all of its supported Ubuntu releases to address several security vulnerabilities discovered in the upstream Linux kernels that could lead to privilege escalation attacks, the execurtion of arbitrary code, the exposure of sensitive information and system crash. Update now!
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Let the Linux kernel Rust>

22 Červenec, 2021 - 13:50
Rust is creeping into the Linux kernel - which could mean a major step forward for Linux security.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New Windows and Linux Flaws Give Attackers Highest System Privileges>

21 Červenec, 2021 - 14:43
Recently discovered flaws impacting Linux and Windows users alike could give attackers the highest system privileges. Remediations have been released for a security shortcoming affecting all Linux kernel versions from 2014 that can be exploited by malicious users and malware already deployed on a system to gain root-level privileges.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Say hi to Microsoft's own Linux: CBL-Mariner>

20 Červenec, 2021 - 13:56
Microsoft now has its own lightweight and secure Linux distro, CBL-Mariner. With the distro's limited size also comes a minimal attack surface, making it easy to deploy security patches to it via RPM. Its designers also make a particular point of delivering the latest security patches and fixes to its users.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

GNOME 40.3 Released with Improvements to GNOME Software, Many Bug Fixes>

20 Červenec, 2021 - 13:49
GNOME 40.3 has been released as the third maintenance update to the latest and greatest GNOME 40 desktop environment series, featuring many bug fixes. Check it out!
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

TLS Email Encryption Explained - How To Encrypt Email with TLS>

19 Červenec, 2021 - 20:02
It is no secret that email is the preferred method of communication for businesses - a trend that has only been magnified with the increase in remote workers brought on by the pandemic. That being said, email is effectively a plaintext communication sent from email clients to receiving email servers or from one server to another, leaving the content of messages in transit vulnerable to compromise without additional protection via encryption technology such as the Transport Layer Security (TLS) standard.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Keeping Your System Secure is Easier than Ever with LinuxSecurity Customized Advisories!>

19 Červenec, 2021 - 15:12
Regardless of the Linux distribution you're using, staying on top of the latest security advisories is essential in maintaining an updated, secure Linux system.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Patch your Linux, hackers are actively exploiting the “Dirty COW” flaw>

19 Červenec, 2021 - 14:22
Hackers are exploiting a dangerous privilege escalation Linux kernel security flaw known as ''Dirty COW'' to hijack vulnerable systems. Patch now!
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

6 Must-Have Open-Source Tools to Secure Your Linux Server>

16 Červenec, 2021 - 14:17
Don't want to compromise on the security of your Linux server? Install these six must-have open-source tools to set up an impenetrable network.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Linux version of HelloKitty ransomware targets VMware ESXi servers>

16 Červenec, 2021 - 14:15
''The ransomware gang behind the notorious attack on CD Projekt Red is now using a Linux variant that targets VMware's ESXi virtual machine platform for maximum damage.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Ubuntu Touch OTA-18 Officially Released with Performance Improvements, Bug Fixes>

15 Červenec, 2021 - 15:18
UBports has announced the release and general availability of the Ubuntu Touch OTA-18 software update for Ubuntu Phone and Linux-powered devices, bringing various performance improvements and bug fixes.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Mozilla Firefox 90 Is Now Available for Download, Removes Built-In FTP Support>

14 Červenec, 2021 - 13:54
Mozilla Firefox 90 is now available to Linux users for download, removing built-in FTP (File Transfer Protocol) support, and introducing support for Fetch Metadata Request Headers, a security feature that lets web apps protect themselves and you against various cross-origin threats, such as cross-site request forgery (CSRF), cross-site leaks (XS-Leaks), or speculative cross-site execution side channel (Spectre) attacks.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Tails 4.20 Anonymous OS Released with Brand-New Tor Connection Assistant>

14 Červenec, 2021 - 13:48
Tails, the amnesic incognito live system known for the anonymity it provides users online, has been updated to version 4.20 - a release that introduces a brand-new connection wizard for the Tor network.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

The State of Vulnerability Management and Patching in The Enterprise Environment>

13 Červenec, 2021 - 20:25
The Linux vulnerability landscape is becoming increasingly complex, in part due to a seemingly never-ending number of new vulnerabilities that are constantly surfacing.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Linux Mint will no longer let you procrastinate on important updates>

13 Červenec, 2021 - 14:08
The latest release of Linux Mint includes changes to the Update Manager to prevent users from procrastinating important security updates.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security