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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
VMware releases 'Dirty COW' patches

VMware releases 'Dirty COW' patches

Fixes for some versions still pending.
Nov 10 2016 4:24PM
Android users left exposed to 'Dirty COW' flaw

Android users left exposed to 'Dirty COW' flaw

As Google fixes other critical vulnerabilities.
Nov 9 2016 6:40AM
Red Hat releases Enterprise Linux 7.3 into the wild

Red Hat releases Enterprise Linux 7.3 into the wild

Offers big improvements over previous versions.
Nov 4 2016 10:57AM
Attackers exploit ancient 'Dirty COW' kernel flaw

Attackers exploit ancient 'Dirty COW' kernel flaw

Dangerous local user privilege escalation possible.
Oct 21 2016 9:00AM
Pokémon-inspired rootkit attacks Linux systems

Pokémon-inspired rootkit attacks Linux systems

Provides backdoor and traffic-hiding capabilities.
Sep 6 2016 9:00AM
At 25, Linux has grown up and gone pro

At 25, Linux has grown up and gone pro

Happy birthday, Penguin.
Aug 25 2016 3:43PM
PowerShell goes open source

PowerShell goes open source

Cmdlets for Linux and Apple macOS.
Aug 21 2016 9:00AM
Linux TCP data snooping flaw haunts 1.4bn Android devices

Linux TCP data snooping flaw haunts 1.4bn Android devices

Android Nougat preview is vulnerable.
Aug 16 2016 6:35AM
Google engineers work on Fuchsia operating system

Google engineers work on Fuchsia operating system

Advanced-stage project spotted on Github.
Aug 15 2016 6:40AM
IP flaw leaves servers vulnerable to silent interception

IP flaw leaves servers vulnerable to silent interception

Linux vulnerable to Off-Path TCP exploit.
Aug 11 2016 9:45AM
Ubuntu user forums hack leaks millions of user details

Ubuntu user forums hack leaks millions of user details

Attacker took advantage of unpatched software.
Jul 18 2016 6:27AM

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