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IDG Contributor Network: Make Linux look like MacOS

Make Linux look like macOS The ability to customize Linux and make it your own is one of the best things about running it on...

IDG Contributor Network: 5 signs that you are a Linux geek

5 signs that you are a Linux geek Linux users are a passionate bunch, and some are downright proud of their of their geekiness.But if...

Windows Botnet Spreading Mirai Variant

A Windows-based botnet is spreading a Mirai variant that is also capable of spreading to Linux systems under certain conditions, Kaspersky Lab researchers said....

Kaspersky: No whiff of Linux in our OS because we need...

While Linux might be on millions of IoT devices, Kaspersky says there's no trace of it on its new secure OS.

New(ish) Mirai Spreader Poses New Risks

A cross-platform win32-based Mirai spreader and botnet is in the wild and previously discussed publicly. However, there is much information confused together, as if...

10ZiG Achieves Imprivata OneSign Certification on Linux Based Thin and Zero...

10ZiG Technology® achieves full certification of Imprivata® OneSign® Single-Sign-On (SSO) following integration into their PeakOS Linux Thin Clients and NOS Software Zero Clients. Leicester,...

IDG Contributor Network: Linux desktops: You’ve come a long way baby!

Linux desktops have come a long way Anyone who has used Linux for the last 15 years or so knows that things have gotten better...

New Mac malware pinned on same Russian group blamed for election...

Enlarge (credit: Sumitcommunicationcyber) APT28, the Russian hacking group tied to last year's interference in the 2016 presidential election, has long been known for...

IDG Contributor Network: Should you run Linux without a desktop environment?

Linux without a desktop environment? One of the best things about Linux is that there is a wide variety of desktop environments available to choose...

Munich’s Linux deployment once again in doubt, may switch to Windows...

Enlarge / New Town Hall, Munich, home of the city government. (credit: দেবর্ষি রায়) The city of Munich made headlines in 2003 when...

IDG Contributor Network: Linux: The best distros for gaming?

The best Linux gaming distribution? Linux has much to offer gamers these days, but the sheer range of distribution choices can also be confusing.A writer...

Virally growing attacks on unpatched WordPress sites affects ~2m pages

Enlarge (credit: Wordfence) Attacks on websites running an outdated version of WordPress are increasing at a viral rate.Almost 2 million pages have been...