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A vulnerability in the Oracle WebLogic Server product of Oracle Fusion Middleware is one route through which Linux malware, observed by researchers at Trend Micro to be attacking Huawei Cloud, a relatively new cloud service provider, gain access to systems.

Published in Security

The first advanced desktop environment for Linux users, KDE, has completed 25 years in existence, a testimony to the fact that free software is very much alive and kicking.

Published in Open Source

The Free Software Foundation has described Windows 11, the new avatar of Microsoft's desktop operating system that was launched on 6 October, as taking "important steps in the wrong direction when it comes to user freedom".

Published in Open Source

Researchers from the Slovakian security firm ESET claim to have discovered a new malware family that targets systems that run Linux but have not yet discovered how the malware infects such systems.

Published in Security

Hardware authentication provider Yubico has announced its YubiKey Bio Series, the first from its portals to support fingerprint recognition for secure passwordless and second-factor logins.

Published in Security

Global security firm Kaspersky has found the FinFisher spyware has added a new target to its arsenal and uses a UEFI bootkit to infect victims.

Published in Security

A software management agent silently installed by Microsoft's cloud platform Azure on Linux VMs has a number of remote code execution and local privilege escalation flaws, security firm Wiz.io has revealed.

Published in Security

Researchers from security firm Intezer Labs have found a re-implementation of the Cobalt Strike beacon, written from scratch, which works on both Windows and Linux systems.

Published in Security
Friday, 10 September 2021 08:23

Paragon NTFS driver included in Linux 5.15 release

Paragon Software's NTFS driver has been included in the 5.15 release of the Linux kernel, bringing reliable read and write functionality for this filesystem to the kernel.

Published in Open Source

Identity detection and response specialist Attivo Networks' new TheatStrike technology is said to hide real credentials from attacker tools and bind them to their applications, while showing decoy credentials as bait for threat intelligence gathering.

Published in Security

Linux creator Linus Torvalds says he has three anniversaries, not one, when it comes to marking the creation of the kernel that is now used all around the world.

Published in Open Source

Global cybersecurity company Bitdefender, has announced the release of GravityZone Security for Containers solution , expanding its cloud workload security (CWS) offering with run-time support for containers and Linux kernel independence.

Published in Security

Red Hat has announced its ANZ partner awards for 2021, honouring Red Hat partners for their ongoing contributions to the open-source ecosystem and commitment to solving customer challenges.

Published in The Linux Distillery
Tuesday, 13 July 2021 11:46

Learn Puppet with Puppet Practice Labs

Infrastructure automation provider Puppet has launched Puppet Practice Labs, a free series of educational exercises.

Published in Education
Thursday, 08 July 2021 12:38

Sophos secures deal to acquire Capsule8

Global cybersecurity company Sophos has acquired New York headquartered runtime visibility, detection and response for Linux production servers and containers provider Capsule8.

Published in Deals

A major new release of LibreOffice spinoff Collabora Office promises productivity improvements.

Published in Business Software

Linux creator Linus Torvalds has poured cold water on claims by the British tech news site The Register that the release of the 5.13 kernel was in any way unusual.

Published in Open Source

Enterprise-grade open source software provider SUSE announced the latest news in its SUSE Linux Enterprise product, as well as new edge computing and hybrid IT solutions during this week’s SUSECON Digital 2021 conference.

Published in The Linux Distillery

The technical advisory board of the Linux Foundation has asked the University of Minnesota to improve the quality of patches it submits to the kernel project and also follow a "best practices" document to be created by the board.

Published in Open Source

Authentication and identity specialist SecureAuth has unveiled the latest release of its SecureAuth identity as a service product, which delivers several new features including the SecureAuth Identity Store.

Published in Security

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