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A Google-developed kernel fuzzer has helped locate dozens of Linux security flaws.
Prometheus, the open source monitoring system for Docker-style containers running in cloud architectures, has formally released a 2.0 version with major architectural changes to improve its performance.Among the changes that have landed since the re...
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By the way, try this flash drive in your laptop, ta The Linux kernel USB subsystem has more holes than a donut shop. On Monday, Google security researcher Andrey Konovalov disclosed 14 Linux USB flaws found using syzkal...
The new Quantum release of the security-focused Linux distribution gains new tools to help researchers with forensic investigations.
JetBrains has made available the Kotlin/Native technology, which creates native binaries for Kotlin code so they can run without a Java virtual machine.

A beta version of the CLion IDE allows Kotlin programs to be compiled directly to an executable ...

DDoS attacks in Q3 2017

In the third quarter of 2017, we registered a considerable increase in the number of both DDoS attacks and their targets.

Traditionally, China is the country with the largest number of attack sources and targets.
It was followed by the United States and South Korea.

The popularity of Windows OS as a basis for creating a botnet has fallen noticeably, while the share of Linux-based botnets increased proportionally.
The Tor Project released a patch for a vulnerability that leaks the real IP addresses of macOS and Linux users of its Tor Browser.
TorMoil threatens Mac and Linux versions of Tor browser; Windows and Tails not affected.
In September 2017, we discovered a new targeted attack on financial institutions.
Victims are mostly Russian banks but we also found infected organizations in Malaysia and Armenia.
Fedora 27, the latest version of the Red Hat-sponsored Linux project that serves both as a user distribution and as a proving ground for new ideas in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, is set to arrive this week or next.The most important additions and chang...
SCO says IBM released a "sham" version of Monterey OS to prop up AIX for Power.
Over the past six months I have reviewed five minimal Linux distributions that are optimized for running containers: Alpine Linux, CoreOS Container Linux, RancherOS, Red Hat Atomic Host, and VMware Photon OS.

Generically known as “container operating s...