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Linus Torvalds: It's Easter Sunday here, but I don't let little things like random major religious holidays interrupt my kernel development workflow. (Apr 21, 2019)

Linux 5.0 Introduces New Security Capabilities
eWEEK: Among the features in the Linux 5.0 kernel is support for an encryption technology for low power devices, as well as an improved filtering mechanism to help enhance container security. (Mar 04, 2019)

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Linux Distributions Should Enhance how Sudo Asks for Passwords
(Apr 25, 2019, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSpost: Is it time for default sudo behavior to change?

Put the internet back under your control with the FreedomBox
(Apr 24, 2019, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: For less than a $100, you can have an open-source powered, easy-to-use server, which enables you -- and not Apple, Facebook, Google, or Microsoft -- to control your view of the internet.

How to Mitigate ICMP Timestamp Vulnerabilities in Linux
(Apr 23, 2019, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how to mitigate the ICMP timestamp vulnerability in Linux by blocking certain types of Internet Control Message Protocol at the firewall.

Brute force against SSH and FTP services: attacking and defending SSH and FTP
(Apr 23, 2019, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Bruteforce is among the oldest hacking techniques, it is also one of the simplest automated attacks requiring minimum knowledge and intervention by the attacker.

Wireless Sniffer Kismet 2019-04-R1 Adds New Web UI, Support For Non-WiFi Captures
(Apr 23, 2019, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

A new major Kismet version has been released, almost 3 years after the previous stable release.

Creating a Self-Signed SSL Certificate
(Apr 22, 2019, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linuxize: A self-signed SSL certificate is a certificate that is signed by the person who created it rather than a trusted certificate authority.

Oracle Patches Three Year-Old Java Deserialization Flaw in April Update
(Apr 18, 2019, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Oracle is out with its second critical patch update set for 2019, patching a total of 297 issues spread across its software portfolio, though one issue in particular could well be more impactful and critical for users to patch, than others.

How to Show Asterisks While Typing Sudo Password in Linux
(Apr 18, 2019, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Most applications normally display a feedback using asterisks (*******) when a user is typing a password...

How to Install OpenVPN Server and Client with Easy-RSA 3 on CentOS 7
(Apr 17, 2019, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: OpenVPN is an open source application that allows you to create a secure private network over the public internet.

How to Make a CentOS 7 Router
(Apr 17, 2019, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

CentOS 7 has firewalld installed as a default firewall program. But firewalld can be used to configure CentOS 7 as a router as well.

How to Authenticate a Linux Desktop to Your OpenLDAP Server
(Apr 15, 2019, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux.com: The ultimate goal of using LDAP (in many cases) is enabling desktop authentication.

Recover root password under CentOS
(Apr 12, 2019, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how to restore the root password for CentOS in a very simple way.

Secure Ubuntu with ClamAV Antivirus
(Apr 12, 2019, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how you can install and use ClamAV Antivirus and ClamTK in order to scan your Ubuntu System for viruses.

Cyber-Security Incident Response Plans Lacking, IBM Reports
(Apr 12, 2019, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK DATA POINTS: IBM Security and the Ponemon Institute asked global IT executives what they do to keep their organizations cyber-resilient and discovered interesting insights about the state of modern cyber-security.

How HTML5 Ping Is Used in DDoS Attacks
(Apr 11, 2019, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Imperva discovers a new attack in which hackers abused a commonly used HTML5 attribute to launch a DDoS attack that generated 70 million requests hitting a target website in a four-hour span.

An offer you Kata refuse: OSF accepts virty container wizards as 'part of the family
(Apr 11, 2019, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Register: Making it the first new top-level project since 2012

How to Setup Two-Factor Authentication (Google Authenticator) for SSH Logins
(Apr 10, 2019, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

By default, SSH already uses a secure data communication between remote machines, but if you want to add some extra security layer to your SSH connections, you can add a Google Authenticator (two-factor authentication)

How to Set Up SFTP Chroot Jail
(Apr 08, 2019, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how to setup up an SFTP Chroot Jail environment

New WireGuard Snapshot Offers FreeBSD Fixes, Other Tweaks
(Apr 08, 2019, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: WireGuard lead developer Jason Donenfeld announced this latest snapshot on Saturday, the first since late February.

Purism to Beef Up Privacy of Its Linux Devices with Private Internet Access VPN
(Apr 05, 2019, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Purism plans to integrate Private Internet Access's VPN services by default within its Debian-based PureOS operating system

How to Install LDAP Account Manager on Ubuntu Server 18.04
(Apr 04, 2019, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux.com: Learn how to install and use the LDAP Account Manager (LAM) tool in this tutorial

Google Releases Android Security Patch for April 2019 with 89 Security Fixes
(Apr 04, 2019, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Android Security Patch for April 2019 consists of the 2019-04-01 and 2019-04-05 security patch levels, which address a total of 89 vulnerabilities across several components

How To Improve The Linux System???s Security Using Firejail
(Apr 04, 2019, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

ostechix: Firejail is a SUID (Set owner User ID up on execution) program that reduces the risk of security breaches

Apache Patches Carpe Diem Vulnerability in Web Server Update
(Apr 03, 2019, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The open-source Apache Web Server project has patched six flaws in the new 2.4.39 update, including a critical issue that could potentially put cloud and shared web hosting providers at risk.

Automation Could Help Organizations Manage Risk: Cybersecurity Research
(Apr 01, 2019, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: Automation, orchestration and machine learning technologies could help organizations keep up with cybersecurity threats, according to new research.

Cloudflare with Warp Accelerates Internet Privacy and Security
(Apr 01, 2019, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Cloudflare is using the next generation Quic internet protocol and the open-source Wireguard VPN project as a base to build an advanced internet security service that could one day challenge incumbents in the multi-billion dollar enterprise VPN space.

How to Disable SELinux on CentOS 7
(Apr 01, 2019, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

There are times when you really just want to disable security -- even though you really shouldn't

How to Change Your LUKS Encryption Passphrase
(Apr 01, 2019, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: LUKS is the native encryption option on Linux system

Chown Command in Linux
(Apr 01, 2019, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux systems are designed in such a way that they can support multiple users.

Disable SSH root Login And Permit The root User Via su User In Linux
(Mar 30, 2019, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how to disable the root user access and permit it via su user in Linux for security reasons.

How to Boot to Recovery Mode (Safe Mode) in Ubuntu
(Mar 29, 2019, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: Ubuntu's recovery mode provides great options to fix a broken system.

Serverless Cloud Security: How to Secure Serverless Computing
(Mar 28, 2019, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: Serverless is a new computing paradigm that also introduces new security risks. Learn what serverless is and the security steps your organization needs to take to make serverless workloads run securely.

Introduction to FirewallD
(Mar 27, 2019, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

In this tutorial we will cover the basics of firewalld like zones, targets, runtime vs permanent, opening ports, etc.

Secure Your Linux Server With Fail2Ban [Beginner's Guide]
(Mar 27, 2019, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

This detailed guide teaches you what is Fail2Ban

How To Configure sudo Access In Linux?
(Mar 27, 2019, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

2DayGeek: Three methods to configure sudo access in Linux.

How to Create a Password Policy in Linux
(Mar 26, 2019, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Learn how to use the pwquality pam module to create a password policy in Linux.

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