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Cooking up secure code: A foolproof recipe for open source>

3 hodiny 55 min zpět
Thanks to our friends at Help-Net Security for this submission.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Linus Torvalds rejects 'beyond stupid' AWS-made Linux patch for Intel CPU Snoop attack>

6 hodin 8 min zpět
After much debate, Linus Torvalds has rejected a controversial patch to address potential leaks of secrets from a CPU's cores.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Firefox fixes cryptographic data leakage in latest security update>

6 hodin 14 min zpět
Have you heard about the cryptographic data leakage in Firefox's latest security update? It has now been fixed. Learn how to check if you have the update - and be sure to install it immediately if you do not.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Lawsuit accuses Google of tracking users in Incognito mode>

3 Červen, 2020 - 13:36
Are you a Google Chrome user? Have you heard that a proposed class action lawsuit filed against Google is accusing the company of violating federal wiretap laws by tracking users' online activities even when they're in Incognito mode?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Why Linux Adoption Skyrocketed in 2020>

3 Červen, 2020 - 13:28
Linux has long been considered the underdog of the desktop operating system world; however, Linux adoption is now improving at a rapid pace.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Latest BlackArch Linux ISO Adds More Than 150 New Hacking Tools, Linux 5.6>

2 Červen, 2020 - 14:23
Are you an ethical hacker or pentester? If so, you'll want to check out the latest BlackArch Linux ISO release, which is now available for download with more than 150 new ethical hacking and penetration testing tools, a new kernel, and many other improvements.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Ubuntu Linux Overtakes Windows XP, Only Sky Is the Limit Now>

2 Červen, 2020 - 14:06
Ubuntu is currently the most popular Linux distro, and has recently managed to overtake the Windows XP.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Github uncovers malicious ‘Octopus Scanner’ targeting developers>

1 Červen, 2020 - 14:28
Have you heard about 'Octopus Scanner', a dangerous strain of malware targeting developers on Github? Github has stated: "Since the primary-infected users are developers, the access that is gained is of high interest to attackers since developers generally have access to additional projects, production environments, database passwords, and other critical assets. There is a huge potential for escalation of access, which is a core attacker objective in most cases."
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New software security tool to detect bugs in OS>

1 Červen, 2020 - 14:22
Have you heard about the Universal Serial Bus (USB) - a portable, flexible, and modular framework for fuzz testing USB drivers? It can be used to identify vulnerabilities in the USB driver stacks of widely used operating systems, including Linux.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Google sued by Arizona for tracking users’ locations in spite of settings>

29 Květen, 2020 - 13:18
Have you heard that Arizona has filed suit against Google over the violation of users' privacy by tracking locations even after they've turned tracking off? Arizona State Attorney General Mark Brnovich claims that the advertising-fueled tech titan has a ''complex web of settings and purported ''consents''' that enable it to furtively milk us for sweet, sweet ad dollars.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

National Security Agency Exposes Tool Used By Russian Hackers>

29 Květen, 2020 - 13:13
The National Security Agency (NSA) has publicly accused Sandworm, an infamous Russian hacking group, of exploiting a flaw in Exim software commonly found in Linux computers.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Removing A False Sense Of (open source) Security>

28 Květen, 2020 - 14:32
The value of OSS is undeniable. OSS offers organisations greater flexibility and cost savings. However, it needs to be understood that no software is completely bullet proof and OSS shares the same inherent risks as traditional software.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New fuzzing tool finds 26 USB bugs in Linux, Windows, macOS, and FreeBSD>

28 Květen, 2020 - 14:25
A new fuzzing tool, USBFuzz, has identified 18 USB bugs impacting Linux. Eleven have already been patched.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Linux Creator Linus Torvalds Ditches Intel CPU Over AMD Threadripper>

27 Květen, 2020 - 14:22
Have you heard that Linux creator Linus Torvalds has upgraded his personal desktop, replacing his previous Intel CPU with the AMD Threadripper 3970x?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Linux Kodachi 7.0 ‘Katana’ Released: Browse The Internet Anonymously>

27 Květen, 2020 - 14:14
Are you familiar with Linux Kodachi? Linux Kodachi is one of the most secure operating systems that offer complete privacy and anonymity. Now with the latest full system update, Warith Al Maawali, developer of Linux Kodachi, has released a new point version Linux Kodachi 7.0.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

This Linux laptop hack could be vital to protecting your privacy>

26 Květen, 2020 - 13:54
It turns out that nail polish on screws is an unusual, but effective way to protect Linux laptops from tampering while in transit and protect users' privacy.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Mozilla, Twitter, Reddit join forces in effort to block browsing data from warrantless access>

25 Květen, 2020 - 13:46
Seven Internet giants including Mozilla, Twitter and Reddit have asked the US House of Representatives to protect users' privacy online and prohibit the warrantless collection of Internet search and browsing history when it considers the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Open Source Artificial Intelligence: Leading Projects>

22 Květen, 2020 - 13:41
Learn about leading open-source AI projects that are producing the artificial intelligence advances of the future. The focus includes machine learning, deep learning, neural network and other applications that are pushing the boundaries of ML and AI.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Startpage private search engine now an option for Vivaldi browser>

21 Květen, 2020 - 14:29
If you are concerned with protecting your privacy online, you'll want to try the Startpage search engine.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Chrome 83 adds DNS-over-HTTPS support and privacy tweaks>

21 Květen, 2020 - 14:21
The latest version of Google Chrome has arrived with a long list of new security and privacy features.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security