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UNIX Co-Founder Ken Thompson's BSD Password Has Finally Been Cracked

UNIX Co-Founder Ken Thompson's BSD Password Has Finally Been Cracked

October 11, 2019Mohit Kumar
A 39-year-old password of Ken Thompson , the co-creator of the UNIX operating system among, has finally been cracked that belongs to a BSD...
New Flaws Re-Enable DMA Attacks On Wide Range of Modern Computers

New Flaws Re-Enable DMA Attacks On Wide Range of Modern Computers

February 27, 2019Mohit Kumar
Security researchers have discovered a new class of security vulnerabilities that impacts all major operating systems, including Microsof...
A Decade Old Unix/Linux/BSD Root Privilege-Escalation Bug Discovered

A Decade Old Unix/Linux/BSD Root Privilege-Escalation Bug Discovered

June 20, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Update: Find working Exploits and Proof-of-Concepts at the bottom of this article. Security researchers have discovered more than a d...
Donald Trump appoints a CyberSecurity Advisor Whose Own Site is Damn Vulnerable

Donald Trump appoints a CyberSecurity Advisor Whose Own Site is Damn Vulnerable

January 13, 2017Mohit Kumar
Former New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani has been appointed as a cyber security advisor for the President-elect Donald Trump, but...
Hacker Who Hacked Official Linux Kernel Website Arrested in Florida

Hacker Who Hacked Official Linux Kernel Website Arrested in Florida

September 03, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Around five years after unknown hackers gained unauthorized access to multiple kernel.org servers used to maintain and distribute the Li...
Microsoft creates its own FreeBSD VM Image for Azure Cloud Computing Platform

Microsoft creates its own FreeBSD VM Image for Azure Cloud Computing Platform

June 09, 2016Mohit Kumar
This year, Microsoft impressed the world with 'Microsoft loves Linux' announcements, like developing a custom Linux-based OS for ...
RaspBSD – FreeBSD distribution for Raspberry Pi

RaspBSD – FreeBSD distribution for Raspberry Pi

August 19, 2015Khyati Jain
Raspberry Pi is gaining new heights by rapidly maturing as; after Microsoft made Windows 10 IoT core supporting the Raspberry Pi 2 ,...
Intrusion detected on two FreeBSD Project app dev servers

Intrusion detected on two FreeBSD Project app dev servers

November 19, 2012Mohit Kumar
The FreeBSD team has announced over the weekend that two machines within the FreeBSD.org cluster have been compromised and have been consequ...
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