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IBM Buys "Red Hat" Open-Source Software Company for $34 Billion

IBM Buys "Red Hat" Open-Source Software Company for $34 Billion

October 29, 2018Swati Khandelwal
It's been quite a year for the open source platforms. Earlier this year, Microsoft acquired popular code repository hosting service...
New Privilege Escalation Flaw Affects Most Linux Distributions

New Privilege Escalation Flaw Affects Most Linux Distributions

October 26, 2018Mohit Kumar
An Indian security researcher has discovered a highly critical flaw in X.Org Server package that impacts OpenBSD and most Linux distributi...
Your Linux Machine Can Be Hacked Remotely With Just A Malicious DNS Response

Your Linux Machine Can Be Hacked Remotely With Just A Malicious DNS Response

June 29, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in Systemd , the popular init system and service manager for Linux operating systems, that c...
Web Hosting Company Pays $1 Million to Ransomware Hackers to Get Files Back

Web Hosting Company Pays $1 Million to Ransomware Hackers to Get Files Back

June 19, 2017Mohit Kumar
South Korean web hosting provider has agreed to pay $1 million in bitcoins to hackers after a Linux ransomware infected its 153 servers, ...
Linux TCP Flaw allows Hackers to Hijack Internet Traffic and Inject Malware Remotely

Linux TCP Flaw allows Hackers to Hijack Internet Traffic and Inject Malware Remotely

August 11, 2016Swati Khandelwal
If you are using the Internet, there are the possibilities that you are open to attack. The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) implementa...
Someone Just Leaked Hard-Coded Password Backdoor for Fortinet Firewalls

Someone Just Leaked Hard-Coded Password Backdoor for Fortinet Firewalls

January 13, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Are millions of enterprise users, who rely on the next-generation firewalls for protection, actually protected from hackers? Probabl...
Linux Ransomware targeting Servers and Threatening Webmasters to Pay

Linux Ransomware targeting Servers and Threatening Webmasters to Pay

November 09, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Since past few years, Ransomware has emerged as one of the catastrophic malware programs that lets hacker encrypts all the contents of a...
New Release: Kali Linux for Docker — Deploy and Play!

New Release: Kali Linux for Docker — Deploy and Play!

May 27, 2015Mohit Kumar
The Developers of one of the most advanced open source operating system for penetration testing called ' KALI Linux ' have made ...
Hackers Using 'Shellshock' Bash Vulnerability to Launch Botnet Attacks

Hackers Using 'Shellshock' Bash Vulnerability to Launch Botnet Attacks

September 27, 2014Mohit Kumar
Researchers on Thursday discovered a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability in the widely used command-line shell GNU Bourne Again ...
Mayhem — A New Malware Targets Linux and FreeBSD Web Servers

Mayhem — A New Malware Targets Linux and FreeBSD Web Servers

July 25, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers from Russian Internet giant Yandex have discovered a new piece of malware that is being used to target Linux and F...
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