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New Linux kernel debuts, adds more suspect NSA-sourced crypto

New Linux kernel debuts, adds more suspect NSA-sourced crypto

Adds more Spectre fixes, better power management and a hint of all-day-battery PCs.
Aug 13 2018 11:58AM
Linux vulnerability could lead to DDoS attacks

Linux vulnerability could lead to DDoS attacks

Users advised to apply update.
Aug 8 2018 11:50AM
Gentoo hacker's code changes unlikely to have worked

Gentoo hacker's code changes unlikely to have worked

Tried to insert command to forcibly remove data.
Jul 5 2018 12:11PM
'Misunderstanding' causes serious vulnerability in every OS

'Misunderstanding' causes serious vulnerability in every OS

Emergency patches appear from all vendors.
May 10 2018 8:22AM
Microsoft debuts Linux-powered IoT security chips

Microsoft debuts Linux-powered IoT security chips

Azure Sphere targets edge security.
Apr 17 2018 10:21AM
Docker founder Solomon Hykes leaves

Docker founder Solomon Hykes leaves

Remains shareholder, advice-giver.
Mar 29 2018 8:14AM
Telstra Ventures backs Cumulus Networks

Telstra Ventures backs Cumulus Networks

Open networking start-up gets Aussie-led support.
Jan 24 2018 10:35AM
Virtual currency miners target web servers with malware

Virtual currency miners target web servers with malware

Monero mining marauders maul machines.
Jan 16 2018 6:55AM
Intel releases Meltdown microcodes for thousands of processors

Intel releases Meltdown microcodes for thousands of processors

Linux users can apply errata patches from the operating system.
Jan 12 2018 6:24AM
Meltdown and Spectre patch stops Ubuntu computers from booting

Meltdown and Spectre patch stops Ubuntu computers from booting

Users report issues.
Jan 11 2018 6:47AM
Bluetooth flaws put billions of devices at risk

Bluetooth flaws put billions of devices at risk

Android, Linux, Windows, iOS implementations exploitable.
Sep 13 2017 9:53AM
Microsoft patches first critical Linux on Windows bug

Microsoft patches first critical Linux on Windows bug

Total of 25 critical vulnerabilities fixed this month.
Aug 9 2017 6:41AM
Botnet builder gets almost four years in prison

Botnet builder gets almost four years in prison

Earnt millions from Linux malware.
Aug 4 2017 11:34AM
OS makers plug decades-old critical Kerberos crypto bug

OS makers plug decades-old critical Kerberos crypto bug

Windows, OS X, Linux distributions and BSDs affected.
Jul 14 2017 6:45AM
Ancient memory handling flaw haunts BSD, Linux

Ancient memory handling flaw haunts BSD, Linux

Vulnerable to "Stack Clash".
Jun 20 2017 9:45AM
Newly-discovered Mac malware runs ancient code

Newly-discovered Mac malware runs ancient code

"Fruitfly" also likely to affect Linux.
Jan 19 2017 9:18AM
Attackers can exploit flaws in McAfee enterprise software for root access

Attackers can exploit flaws in McAfee enterprise software for root access

Vendor ends six-month wait for patches.
Dec 14 2016 9:42AM
Another nasty Linux kernel bug surfaces

Another nasty Linux kernel bug surfaces

As Dirty COW is patched in Android.
Dec 8 2016 9:11AM
Microsoft joins Linux Foundation

Microsoft joins Linux Foundation

Extends company's open source embrace.
Nov 17 2016 11:04AM
'Press enter key' exploit defeats Linux encryption

'Press enter key' exploit defeats Linux encryption

Vulnerability allows for data exfiltration.
Nov 16 2016 5:59AM

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