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802.eleventy what? A deep dive into why Wi-Fi kind of sucks

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) When wireless networking based around the 802.11b standard first hit consumer markets in the late nineties, it looked pretty good...

JSA10774 – 2017-01 Security Bulletin: Network and Security Manager (NSM): Multiple...

CVE CVSS base score Summary CVE-2015-5600 6.5 (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L) The kbdint_next_device function in auth2-chall.c in sshd in OpenSSH through 6.9 does not properly restrict the processing of keyboard-interactive devices within...

Code Reuse a Peril for Secure Software Development

The amount of insecure software tied to reused third-party libraries and lingering in applications long after patches have been deployed is staggering. It’s a habitual...

BaySand, Codasip, Codeplay and UltraSoC accelerate IoT development with “silicon-to-intelligence” RISC-V...

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, 29th November 2016: BaySand, Codasip, Codeplay and UltraSoC today announced an integrated IoT development platform based on the RISC-V open processor...

Cryptsetup Vulnerability Grants Root Shell Access on Some Linux Systems

A vulnerability in cryptsetup, a utility used to set up encrypted filesystems on Linux distributions, could allow an attacker to retrieve a root rescue...

RHBA-2016:2724-1: new packages: devtoolset-6

New devtoolset-6 packages are now available as a part of Red Hat DeveloperToolset 6.0 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Red Hat Developer Toolset is a...

RHBA-2016:2721-1: new packages: devtoolset-6-binutils

New devtoolset-6-binutils packages are now available as a part of Red HatDeveloper Toolset 6.0 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Binutils is a collection of binary...

RHBA-2016:2681-1: tar bug fix update

Updated tar packages that fix one bug are now available for Red Hat EnterpriseLinux 7.2 Extended Update Support. The GNU tar program can save multiple...

VU#243144: Linux kernel memory subsystem copy on write mechanism contains a...

Linux kernel memory subsystem copy on write mechanism contains a race condition vulnerability Original Release date: 21 Oct 2016 | Last revised: 24 Oct 2016 Overview The...

GPG Sync simplifies encryption key management

In all the discussion about using encryption, a critical point keeps getting lost: It's difficult to work with, and it's even harder to deploy...

RHBA-2016:2000-1: grep bug fix update

Updated grep packages that fix one bug are now available for Red Hat EnterpriseLinux 6. The grep utility searches through textual input for lines that...

RHEA-2016:1907-1: coreutils Shift_JIS enhancement update

Updated coreutils Shift_JIS packages that add one enhancement are now availablefor Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The coreutils packages contain the GNU Core Utilities and...