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Linux 5.8 launched: Linus Torvalds's 'biggest release of all time' brings these new updates>

5 Srpen, 2020 - 14:08
Linux 5.8, which has been described by Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds as "one of our biggest releases of all time", has finally been released with a host of significant improvements.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

NSA issues BootHole mitigation guidance>

4 Srpen, 2020 - 13:56
The NSA has issued mitigation guidance for a recently-discovered BootHole vulnerability impacting Linux and Windows systems.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

The Linux Foundation announces collective to enhance open source software security>

4 Srpen, 2020 - 13:47
The newly formed Open Source Security Foundation includes technology giants such as Google, Intel, Microsoft, IBM, among others. The organization aims to improve the security of OSS through the creation of "targeted initiatives," streamlining recommended best practices, and more.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Red Hat and CentOS systems aren’t booting due to BootHole patches>

3 Srpen, 2020 - 14:13
Patches issued to fix a recent BootHole vulnerability have rendered RedHat and CentOS systems unbootable.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

IoT Security Vulnerabilities are Ubiquitous: How To Secure Your Router and Your Linux System Now>

2 Srpen, 2020 - 18:57
The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly growing, connecting more devices each day. It is projected that by 2025, the world will have an astounding 64 billion IoT devices .
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

KDE archive tool flaw let hackers take over Linux accounts>

31 Červenec, 2020 - 14:10
A dangerous vulnerability has been discovered in the default Linux KDE extraction utility called ARK that allows malicious actors to overwrite files or execute code on victims' computers by tricking them into downloading an archive and extracting it.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New BootHole flaw in Secure Boot affects a huge number of Linux and Windows systems>

30 Červenec, 2020 - 13:39
A dangerous new vulnerability has been discovered in Secure Boot that affects a huge number of Linux and Windows systems that use the UEFI specification during boot.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

IBM announces homomorphic encryption toolkit for Linux>

30 Červenec, 2020 - 13:35
IBM claims to have developed a new fully homomorphic encryption toolkit for Linux, which is available on GitHub for public use.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

The Ultimate Guide to Using Data Encryption on Linux>

28 Červenec, 2020 - 15:27
Data encryption has never been more important. New data protection and privacy regulations, such as GDPR, mean that companies storing unencrypted customer information are vulnerable to paying heavy fines. The public is now more aware of the importance of encryption, with massive data breaches impacting companies like Facebook receiving major media coverage.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Linux malware could soon be a thing of the past>

28 Červenec, 2020 - 13:34
Linux malware is on the rise, but the recent release of the REMnux 7 malware analysis toolkit could help change this troubling trend.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

The Case Against Full-Disk Encryption>

27 Červenec, 2020 - 13:57
Are you using full-disk encryption to protect your data? If so, you may want to reconsider after reading this article.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Top 8 File and Disk Encryption Tools for Linux>

22 Červenec, 2020 - 14:00
Data protection is an imperative aspect of digital security for both businesses and individuals. In this new remote work environment brought on by COVID-19, securing one's private data is more critical than ever.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security