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Linux Kernel 3.12.3 Is Now Available for Download
(Dec 05, 2013, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
Softpedia: Linux kernel 3.12.3 is yet another big release that introduces numerous updated drivers
Is Docker the Future of Virtualization Security?
(Dec 05, 2013, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
eSecurityPlanet: Video: Ben Golub, CEO of Docker, explains how Linux container technology presents a very different model for virtual security.
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Receives Major Kernel Update
(Dec 04, 2013, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
Softpedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS received a major kernel upgrade that fixed twelve vulnerabilities discovered in the upstream Linux 3.2 kernel by various developers.
Beware of new worm targeting Linux PCs
(Dec 02, 2013, 14:00) (5 talkbacks)
GMA News: Symantec said its researchers warned the malware, named Linux.Darlloz, spreads by exploiting a vulnerability in php-cgi that had been patched as early as May 2012.
A Tale of Two Browsers: Chrome v. Chromium
(Nov 30, 2013, 14:00) (1 talkbacks)
LinuxInsider: Is Chrome or Chromium more secure?
Hacked by the NSA
(Nov 26, 2013, 23:00) (1 talkbacks)
FOSS Force: On Saturday, the Dutch newspaper NRC reported that the NSA has infected over 50,000 computer networks with malware designed to steal sensitive data.
New White Source Study Sheds Light on Open Source Security Risks
(Nov 26, 2013, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
Newsday: Most common cause of open source problems in commercial software projects is out-of-date open source libraries, study finds.
NTRU public key crypto released to open source community
(Nov 23, 2013, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
Help Net Security: Security Innovation announced the availability of NTRU crypto for free use in open source software.
Getting started with TrueCrypt on Linux and Windows
(Nov 20, 2013, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
Doug Vitale Tech Blog: One of the most effective ways to foil surveillance is by using encryption to make your data unreadable by other parties.
Mozilla Patches Security Flaws in Firefox 25 as Interface Updates Debut
(Nov 20, 2013, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: Open-source web development organization Mozilla is patching its Firefox web browser with a rare out-of-band update that addresses five security flaws.
Pinkie Pie and His Google Exploits: The Legend Grows -
(Nov 18, 2013, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: In any given year, I see the names of a lot of different security researchers that come to prominence for one reason or another. In the last two years, one name that has risen to the top is that of a security researcher only publicly known by the alias "Pinkie Pie."
Linux backdoor squirts code into SSH to keep its badness buried
(Nov 15, 2013, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
The Register: Security researchers have discovered a Linux backdoor that uses a covert communication protocol to disguise its presence on compromised systems.
Eight Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities Were Fixed for Ubuntu 13.04
(Nov 11, 2013, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
Softpedia: A new kernel update has been announced by Canonical, in a security notice, for its Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) operating system.