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How Classical Cryptography Will Survive Quantum Computers

29 Prosinec, 2017 - 11:18
LinuxSecurity.com: Justin Trudeau, the Canadian prime minister, certainly raised the profile of quantum computing a few notches last year, when he gamely-if vaguely1-described it for a press conference. But we've heard a lot about quantum computers in the past few years, as Google, I.B.M., and N.A.S.A., as well as many, many universities, have all been working on, or putting money into, quantum computers for various ends.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

2018 Security Predictions - Double Up on Linux Attacks

28 Prosinec, 2017 - 12:11
LinuxSecurity.com: With IoT botnets added to their roadmap, the hackers are now looking to supercharge it by exploiting Linux. Many IoT devices use inexpensive embedded Linux systems, which are notorious for having insecure defaults. By creating just a little malware code, these hackers think they can double their botnet power.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New ibm linux-only mainframe delivers breakthrough security for next-gen applications

28 Prosinec, 2017 - 12:10
LinuxSecurity.com: A key feature of the new LinuxONE Emperor II, IBM Secure Service Container is an exclusive LinuxONE technology that represents a significant leap forward in data privacy and security capabilities. Last year, more than four billion data records were lost or stolen, a 556 percent increase over 2015 1.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Introduction to GPG Encryption and git-crypt

28 Prosinec, 2017 - 11:54
LinuxSecurity.com: While Open Source prides itself on open transparency, there are certain things that must be kept secret like team credentials or personal information. GNU's OpenPGP (GPG) encryption tool set coupled with git-crypt can be invaluable for sharing such information privately with colleagues.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

One Small Step to Harden USB Over IP on Linux

28 Prosinec, 2017 - 11:52
LinuxSecurity.com: The USB over IP kernel driver allows a server system to export its USB devices to a client system over an IP network via USB over IP protocol. Exportable USB devices include physical devices and software entities that are created on the server using the USB gadget sub-system.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Kubernetes, standardization, and security dominated 2017 Linux container news

27 Prosinec, 2017 - 13:04
LinuxSecurity.com: Containers were big news in 2017, on Opensource.com and throughout the IT infrastructure community. Three primary storylines dominated container news over the past year:
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Hackers Can Rickroll Thousands of Sonos and Bose Speakers Over the Internet

27 Prosinec, 2017 - 12:56
LinuxSecurity.com: Perhaps you've been hearing strange sounds in your home-ghostly creaks and moans, random Rick Astley tunes, Alexa commands issued in someone else's voice. If so, you haven't necessarily lost your mind.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Best practices when running Node.js with port 80 (Ubuntu / Linode)

26 Prosinec, 2017 - 12:32
LinuxSecurity.com: I am setting up my first Node.js server on a cloud Linux node and I am fairly new to the details of Linux admin. (BTW I am not trying to use Apache at the same time.)
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

How to Generate CSR (Certificate Signing Request) in Linux

26 Prosinec, 2017 - 12:26
LinuxSecurity.com: Once a user completes the SSL Certificate purchase process, the very next step is to generate the CSR (known as Certificate Signing Request) and private key. The main purpose of generating CSR is, it turns the information of the website (which is being encrypted) into encrypted form and the private key is used when the Certificate is being installed.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

The state of Linux security in 2017

26 Prosinec, 2017 - 12:15
LinuxSecurity.com: The year is closing, so it is time to review Linux security. Like last year, we look at the state of Linux security. A collection of the finest moments. Did we forget something important? Let us know in the comments. This post will remain updated in the upcoming weeks.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Gaps in software slowing down security professionals

26 Prosinec, 2017 - 12:08
LinuxSecurity.com: Gaps in software systems are slowing down security teams who are estimated to spend 10 hours a week dealing with the inefficiencies.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security