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Ex-Solus Dev is Now Creating a Truly Modern Linux Distribution Called Serpent Linux>

3 Červenec, 2020 - 13:58
Ikey Doherty, the creator of the independent Linux distribution Solus has announced that he is now creating a "truly modern Linux distro": Serpent OS.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cartesi Launches 'Descartes' SDK Portal - Future of DApps>

2 Červenec, 2020 - 14:22
Cartesi has announced the launch of their Descartes SDK Documentation portal, which represents a leap forward for the Cartesi team in fulfilling their ambition in bridging the world of Linux open-sourced software with the inherent security benefits of blockchain technology.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Linux Mint 20: Still the best Linux desktop despite one quirk>

2 Červenec, 2020 - 14:15
Linux Mint's latest release, Mint 20, offers significant improvements, but its developers' refusal to make it easy to use Ubuntu Snap is a downside.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Linux Foundation group that could improve privacy of facial biometrics adds members>

1 Červenec, 2020 - 13:51
A new data-security group founded by the Linux Foundation '' and a new school of thought on data protection '' has won new adherents, including AMD, Nvidia and Accenture. The expansion could provide facial recognition a new layer of security - potentially mollifying those who oppose the biometric technology.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Tails Linux OS Version 4.8 Released with Major Security Updates>

1 Červenec, 2020 - 13:47
Have you heard that a new version of Tails is now available for download - and the highlight of this release is a set of security improvements designed to protect users when running this Linux distro?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

7 Best Linux Distros for Security and Privacy in 2020>

30 Červen, 2020 - 14:21
Privacy and security are pressing concerns for all of us these days '' not a day goes by that we aren't bombarded with security news headlines about hacks, breaches and the increased storing and monitoring of sensitive personal information by governments and corporations.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

6 ways HTTP/3 benefits security (and 7 serious concerns)>

29 Červen, 2020 - 14:17
HTTP/3 brings improved performance and reliability, as well as various security and privacy benefits - but there are some serious concerns that need to be considered.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

New Republican bill latest in long line to force encryption backdoors>

29 Červen, 2020 - 14:10
Here we go again - Senate Republicans push a new bill to mandate "lawful access" to encrypted devices and data. It won't end until law enforcement has better cyber forensics capabilities. What is your opinion on this bill?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Open Source Security Issues Exist: Deal With Them, Report Urges>

26 Červen, 2020 - 14:09
Open-source software is becoming increasingly commonplace within organizations, bringing a different set of risks and perceived challenges compared to closed-source or proprietary software. An new Information Security Forum (ISF) report helps security professionals recognize the benefits and perceived challenges of using open-source software.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Nvidia squashes display driver code execution, information leak bugs>

26 Červen, 2020 - 13:56
Nvidia has released a set of security updates to remove six vulnerabilities in the Nvidia GPU Display Driver impacting both Linux and Windows machines.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Linux Ransomware – Notorious Cases and Ways to Protect>

25 Červen, 2020 - 14:31
The ransomware plague has been the talk of the cybersecurity town since the emergence of CryptoLocker back in 2013 - and these attacks are increasingly targeting Linux users. Learn about some notorious Linux ransomware variants and get advice on how to secure your system against this growing threat.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Microsoft is giving Linux a significant security update>

25 Červen, 2020 - 14:23
Have you heard about Microsoft's plans to boost its security protection for Android and Linux systems with a new release of its Defender Adavanced Threat Protection (ATP) app?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Why CII best practices gold badges are important>

24 Červen, 2020 - 14:25
''A CII Best Practices badge, especially a gold badge, shows that an OSS project has implemented a large number of good practices to keep the project sustainable, counter vulnerabilities from entering their software, and address vulnerabilities when found.'' '' David A. Wheeler, Director of Open Source Supply Chain Security
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

APT groups’ mobile momentum finally faces resistance>

24 Červen, 2020 - 14:22
State-backed APT groups are increasingly targeting mobile devices in this new remote work environment. This article explores how the industry is fighting back.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Ubuntu-Based Rescuezilla 1.0.6 Arrives as the “Swiss Army Knife of System Recovery”>

23 Červen, 2020 - 14:14
Have you heard about Rescuezilla, the recently-released backup and rescue GNU/Linux distribution? This Ubuntu-based distro keeps the spirit of the Redo Backup and Recovery distro alive.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

How to use the Whonix advanced security and privacy distribution>

22 Červen, 2020 - 14:20
Are you familiar with Whonix? Whonix is a Linux desktop dedicated to absolute security and privacy. Learn how to use this unique take on the desktop operating system.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

What You Need to Know About Linux Rootkits [Updated]>

20 Červen, 2020 - 06:49
Rootkits are an effective way for attackers to hide their tracks and keep access to the machines over which they have gained control. Read on to learn about rootkits, how to detect them and how to prevent them from being installed on your system in the first place.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Malicious Chrome Extensions Downloaded Over 33 Million Times>

19 Červen, 2020 - 14:33
Have you heard that Google has removed scores of malicious and fake Chrome extensions being used in a global eavesdropping campaign?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Linux Foundation and Harvard announce Linux and open-source contributor security survey>

19 Červen, 2020 - 14:24
Securing Free/Libre and open-source software (FLOSS) is a big deal and The Linux Foundation wants to know exactly how programmers are dealing with security issues. In an effort to gain insight on the topic, the Linux Foundation and Harvard have announced a new Linux and open-source contributor security survey.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

The Latest VLC Media Player Update Comes with a Critical Security Fix>

17 Červen, 2020 - 13:40
Have you heard that VideoLAN has released a new version of VLC Media Player to resolve a critical security vulnerability that could eventually allow for remote code execution?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security