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Microsoft built its own custom Linux OS to secure IoT devices

Microsoft built its own custom Linux OS to secure IoT devices

April 17, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Finally, it's happening. Microsoft has built its own custom Linux kernel to power " Azure Sphere ," a newly launched tech...
Update Samba Servers Immediately to Patch Password Reset and DoS Vulnerabilities

Update Samba Servers Immediately to Patch Password Reset and DoS Vulnerabilities

March 13, 2018Mohit Kumar
Samba maintainers have just released new versions of their networking software to patch two critical vulnerabilities that could allow unp...
Run 'Kali Linux' Natively On Windows 10 — Just Like That!

Run 'Kali Linux' Natively On Windows 10 — Just Like That!

March 06, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Great news for hackers. Now you can download and install Kali Linux directly from the Microsoft App Store on Windows 10 just like any o...
2-Year-Old Linux Kernel Issue Resurfaces As High-Risk Flaw

2-Year-Old Linux Kernel Issue Resurfaces As High-Risk Flaw

September 28, 2017Unknown
A bug in Linux kernel that was discovered two years ago, but was not considered a security threat at that time, has now been recognised a...
Critical Code Injection Flaw In Gnome File Manager Leaves Linux Users Open to Hacking

Critical Code Injection Flaw In Gnome File Manager Leaves Linux Users Open to Hacking

July 20, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher has discovered a code injection vulnerability in the thumbnail handler component of GNOME Files file manager that ...
Ubuntu Linux for Windows 10 Released — Yes, You Read it Right

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

July 14, 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....
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, ...
Warning! Hackers Started Using "SambaCry Flaw" to Hack Linux Systems

Warning! Hackers Started Using "SambaCry Flaw" to Hack Linux Systems

June 10, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Remember SambaCry ? Two weeks ago we reported about a 7-year-old critical remote code execution vulnerability in Samba networking softw...
High-Severity Linux Sudo Flaw Allows Users to Gain Root Privileges

High-Severity Linux Sudo Flaw Allows Users to Gain Root Privileges

June 01, 2017Mohit Kumar
A high-severity vulnerability has been reported in Linux that could be exploited by a low privilege attacker to gain full root access on an ...
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. ...
Hacker Who Used Linux Botnet to Send Millions of Spam Emails Pleads Guilty

Hacker Who Used Linux Botnet to Send Millions of Spam Emails Pleads Guilty

March 29, 2017Mohit Kumar
A Russian man accused of infecting tens of thousands of computer servers worldwide to generate millions in illicit profit has finally ent...
THN Deal: Complete Linux Certification Training (Save 97%)

THN Deal: Complete Linux Certification Training (Save 97%)

March 01, 2017The Hacker News
If you are also searching for the answers to what skills are needed for a job in cyber security, you should know that this varies widely bas...
KasperskyOS — Secure Operating System released for IoT and Embedded Systems

KasperskyOS — Secure Operating System released for IoT and Embedded Systems

February 21, 2017Wang Wei
Russian cyber security and antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab has made available the much awaited KasperskyOS , a secure-by-design operating ...
North Korea's Linux-based Red Star OS can be Hacked Remotely with just a Link

North Korea's Linux-based Red Star OS can be Hacked Remotely with just a Link

December 06, 2016Wang Wei
North Korea's own homegrown computer operating system, that's supposed to be fully hacker proof and more secure than foreign OS, ...
Microsoft Joins The Linux Foundation — Turns Love Affair Into a Relationship

Microsoft Joins The Linux Foundation — Turns Love Affair Into a Relationship

November 16, 2016Swati Khandelwal
You won't believe your eyes while reading this, but this is true. Microsoft just joined the Linux Foundation as a high-paying Platinu...
New IoT Botnet Malware Discovered; Infecting More Devices Worldwide

New IoT Botnet Malware Discovered; Infecting More Devices Worldwide

November 01, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The whole world is still dealing with the Mirai IoT Botnet that caused vast internet outage last Friday by launching massive distribute...
Dirty COW — Critical Linux Kernel Flaw Being Exploited in the Wild

Dirty COW — Critical Linux Kernel Flaw Being Exploited in the Wild

October 21, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A nine-year-old critical vulnerability has been discovered in virtually all versions of the Linux operating system and is actively being ...
Warning — You Can't Install Linux On Microsoft Signature Edition PCs from Lenovo

Warning — You Can't Install Linux On Microsoft Signature Edition PCs from Lenovo

September 21, 2016Mohit Kumar
In past few months, Microsoft opened the source code of a lot of its projects, convincing people that the company loves Linux . But a ...
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...
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...
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