Syndikovat obsah LinuxSecurity - Security Articles
The central voice for Linux and Open Source security news.
Aktualizace: 13 min 23 sek zpět

Linux Malware: The Truth About This Growing Threat>

3 Duben, 2020 - 20:02
If you've been keeping up with security news, you may have noticed that it seems as if there have been an increasing number of attacks on Linux recently - Cloud Snooper, EvilGnome, HiddenWasp, QNAPCrypt, and GonnaCry serving as prime high-profile examples. Find out more about these threats and how to protect yourself from them.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Google Squashes High-Severity Flaws in Chrome Browser>

3 Duben, 2020 - 15:27
Do you use Google Chrome as your web browser? Google has patched high-security vulnerabilities in its Chrome browser, and is rolling out the newest Chrome browser version in the coming days.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

COVID-19 forces browser makers to continue supporting TLS 1.0>

2 Duben, 2020 - 16:39
COVID-19 is forcing browser makers including Google and Mozilla to continue supporting the TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 protocols.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Debian Linux readies an anti-coronavirus hack-a-thon>

1 Duben, 2020 - 14:58
Open-source developers are uniting to create and improve code and programs to help fight COVID-19 in a virtual COVID-19 Biohackathon from April 5-11 hosted by Debian Linux.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

WireGuard VPN added to Linux 5.6>

1 Duben, 2020 - 14:28
Have you heard that the highly anticipated WireGuard VPN is now a part of the official Linux kernel?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Linux 5.6 Ships With Broken Intel WiFi Driver After Network Security Fixes Go Awry>

30 Březen, 2020 - 15:43
The Linux 5.6 kernel has been released - but you probably want to hold off on this release if you use the Intel "IWLWIFI" WiFi driver. Learn why in an informative Phoronix article.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Why Facial Recognition Systems Could Rise In Popularity During Coronavirus Pandemic>

26 Březen, 2020 - 14:50
Security companies are updating their technology to recognize people wearing masks and measure temperatures, and are making the argument that facial recognition could become widely sought as a global security solution. However, this technology still has serious privacy-threatening implications that need to be considered.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Mozilla combines tracker blocking with paid, ad-free browsing>

25 Březen, 2020 - 15:06
Mozilla has partnered with Scroll to distribute funds to publications in place of ad revenue. This partnership offers Firefox users tracker-blocking technology and ad-free browsing.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Parrot GNU/Linux 4.8 Released With Kernel 5.4 And New Docker Containers>

25 Březen, 2020 - 14:54
Are you a pentester or ethical hacker looking for an alternative to Kali Linux? If so, you may want to check out Parrot OS.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Firefox is dropping FTP support>

23 Březen, 2020 - 15:24
Have you heard that Firefox is planning to drop support for the vulnerable file transfer protocol in version 77 of the web browser?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

US, Israel, South Korea, and China look at intrusive surveillance solutions for tracking COVID-19>

20 Březen, 2020 - 15:07
With the coronavirus outbreak rapidly spreading worldwide, governments are or exploring or implementing privacy-intrusive solutions for tracking the disease's spread. What are your thoughts on these solutions?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Open-source security tools for cloud and container applications>

19 Březen, 2020 - 15:45
The use of containers is becoming increasingly popular, and container security is more critical than ever. Luckily, there are various tools that can help keep your business safe! This article covers some popular open-source tools that your DevOps team can use to secure your container environment.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

COVID19: Google suspends upcoming Chrome, Chrome OS releases>

19 Březen, 2020 - 15:35
Have you heard that due to the coronavirus outbreak, Google has suspended upcoming Chrome and Chrome OS releases?
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

IPFire Firewall Using Cryptography To Secure Linux Kernel Against RootKit>

18 Březen, 2020 - 15:00
Have you heard about IPFire's new method of cryptographic kernel rootkit protection? IPFire is an open-source software that protects the network from external attacks and prevents intrusion.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

How Red Hat tackles security>

17 Březen, 2020 - 15:42
In the latest Red Hat Product Security Risk Report, Red Hat reveals how it addresses security concerns both for Linux and open-source software.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

7 Linux Distros for Security Testing>

16 Březen, 2020 - 15:05
Linux is often talked about when it comes to security. With this OS, you can choose from a multitude of distributions (distros) to lock down your computer or device, but that’s just for starters. Many Linux distros come with tools to help you perform penetration tests and security audits.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Enterprise Linux Red Hat Fixed 85% of Critical Flaws Within 7 Days: Report>

16 Březen, 2020 - 15:00
The adoption of open source by large enterprises has already witnessed its power and dependencies. The best example can’t be better than open-source Linux which made recent headlines such as IBM buying Red Hat for $34-Billion and Microsoft ships full Linux kernel in Windows 10.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Report: Open Source Vulnerabilities Rampant in Popular Projects>

13 Březen, 2020 - 15:24
Open Source vulnerabilities rose by nearly 50 percent in 2019 over the previous year, based on a report released Thursday.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Tails 4.4 Released with Important Security Fixes, App Updates>

13 Březen, 2020 - 15:16
Tails 4.4 is now available for download with several welcome improvements, including new app updates and fixes for security vulnerabilities, all of them making the deployment of this new release the recommended step going forward for everyone.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

AWS launches Bottlerocket, a Linux-based OS for container hosting>

12 Březen, 2020 - 16:13
AWS has launched its own open-source operating system for running containers on both virtual machines and bare metal hosts. Bottlerocket, as the new OS is called, is basically a stripped-down Linux distribution that’s akin to projects like CoreOS’s now-defunct Container Linux and Google’s container-optimized OS. The OS is currently in its developer preview phase, but you can test it as an Amazon Machine Image for EC2 (and by extension, under Amazon EKS, too).
Kategorie: Hacking & Security