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Warning! Unprivileged Linux Users With UID > INT_MAX Can Execute Any Command

Warning! Unprivileged Linux Users With UID > INT_MAX Can Execute Any Command

December 06, 2018Mohit Kumar
Hold tight, this may blow your mind… A low-privileged user account on most Linux operating systems with UID value anything greater than...
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...
Google Hacker Discloses New Linux Kernel Vulnerability and PoC Exploit

Google Hacker Discloses New Linux Kernel Vulnerability and PoC Exploit

September 27, 2018Mohit Kumar
A cybersecurity researcher with Google Project Zero has released the details, and a proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit for a high severity vul...
Microsoft Releases PowerShell Core for Linux as a Snap Package

Microsoft Releases PowerShell Core for Linux as a Snap Package

July 20, 2018Mohit Kumar
Microsoft's love for Linux continues… Microsoft has released its command-line shell and scripting language PowerShell Core for Linux...
Ubuntu Linux for Windows 10 Released — Yes, You Read it Right

Ubuntu Linux for Windows 10 Released — Yes, You Read it Right

July 13, 2017Mohit Kumar
Windows and Linux in the same line? Yes, you heard that right... and that too, on the same computer and within the same operating system....
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 28, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in Systemd , the popular init system and service manager for Linux operating systems, that c...
Microsoft Brings Ubuntu, Suse, and Fedora Linux to Windows Store

Microsoft Brings Ubuntu, Suse, and Fedora Linux to Windows Store

May 12, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft has been expressing its love for Linux and Open Source for almost three years now, and this love is embracing as time passes. ...
Ubuntu’s Crash Report Tool Allows Remote Code Execution

Ubuntu’s Crash Report Tool Allows Remote Code Execution

December 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
No software is immune to being Hacked! Not even Linux. A security researcher has discovered a critical vulnerability in Ubuntu Linux op...
Happy Birthday! LINUX Turns 25 Years Old Today

Happy Birthday! LINUX Turns 25 Years Old Today

August 24, 2016Mohit Kumar
Linux has turned 25! Dear all, today is August 25, 2016, and it is time for the celebration, as it's the 25th Anniversary of the Linux...
Ubuntu Linux Forum Hacked! Once Again

Ubuntu Linux Forum Hacked! Once Again

July 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
No software is immune to being Hacked! Not even Linux. The Ubuntu online forums have been hacked, and data belonging to over 2 Million ...
How to run Graphical Ubuntu Linux from Bash Shell in Windows 10

How to run Graphical Ubuntu Linux from Bash Shell in Windows 10

July 12, 2016Mohit Kumar
You might be aware of Microsoft and Canonical's partnership to integrate " Bash on Ubuntu on Windows 10 ," which is typical...
Microsoft Chooses Ubuntu Linux for their Cloud-based Azure HDInsight Big Data Solution

Microsoft Chooses Ubuntu Linux for their Cloud-based Azure HDInsight Big Data Solution

September 29, 2015Khyati Jain
Earlier this month, Microsoft surprised us all with the announcement that they built a Linux kernel-based operating system, Azure Cloud...
Ubuntu Forums hacked; 2 million user's personal Information compromised

Ubuntu Forums hacked; 2 million user's personal Information compromised

July 20, 2013Mohit Kumar
Ubuntuforums.org , The popular Ubuntu Forums site, has posted a message on its index page, informing its near 2 million users that it ha...
Canonical to create UbuntuKylin OS for Chinese users

Canonical to create UbuntuKylin OS for Chinese users

March 23, 2013Mohit Kumar
Canonical, the software company that manages and funds Ubuntu, announced to develop a new, open-source operating system customized espec...
Pwn Pad Android device, Network hacking machine launched

Pwn Pad Android device, Network hacking machine launched

February 23, 2013Mohit Kumar
Security tools company Pwnie Express is making a network hacking focused Android device called the Pwn Pad . The device is based on th...
Canonical announces Ubuntu for smartphones

Canonical announces Ubuntu for smartphones

January 02, 2013Mohit Kumar
Soon, you would have the ability to carry a proper desktop operating system on your mobile phone. The firm behind the Ubuntu operating syste...
UbnHD2 : Ubuntu based Pentesting OS for Mobiles

UbnHD2 : Ubuntu based Pentesting OS for Mobiles

December 27, 2012Mohit Kumar
Most of the crazy readers always demand for some solution to turn their Android Smartphone into a Hacking Machine. There are various solu...
Ubuntu Linux is a spyware ?

Ubuntu Linux is a spyware ?

December 08, 2012Mohit Kumar
Creator of the GNU Project & Free Software Foundation's Leader Richard Stallman has called out Ubuntu as being "spyware"...
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