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Thu, 25 May 2017 09:04:04 GMT

The Register

Distro watch for Ubuntu lovers: What's ahead in Linux land • The ...
The Register
With the death of Unity, Canonical will focus more attention on Ubuntu servers, Ubuntu in the cloud and Ubuntu in the so-called Internet of Things. Even if you ...
Linux's X.org server is vulnerable. Here's how to stay safe ...TechRepublic

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Wed, 24 May 2017 15:48:59 GMT

The Register

What's got a vast attack surface and runs on Linux? Windows ...
The Register
Google Project Zero's Windows bug-hunter and fuzz-boffin Tavis Ormandy has given the world an insight into how he works so fast: he works on Linux, and with ...
Google Expert Ports Windows Defender to Linux to Showcase New ...BleepingComputer

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Thu, 25 May 2017 12:15:00 GMT

The Hill

Dated Linux bug might be key to lesser Wanna Cry
The Hill
Older versions of a Linux file sharing system could be vulnerable to a Wanna Cry type attack. Linux, a widely used, free operating system, uses a module called Samba to share files the same way as Windows. Older versions of Samba (3.5 through 4.4) are ...
Samba Patches Wormable Bug Exploitable With One Line Of CodeThreatpost
Samba Vulnerability Could Usher In Another WannaCry WormSilicon UK
Over 104000 Samba Installations Vulnerable to Remote Takeover AttacksBleepingComputer
Ars Technica UK
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Wed, 24 May 2017 16:53:55 GMT

ZDNet

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Beta Debuts with Enhanced Security
eWeek
New beta release of Red Hat's flagship Linux platform adds support for Network Bound Disk Encryption and the USBGuard software framework.
Ready for more Red Hat? RHEL 7.4 beta released | ZDNetZDNet

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Thu, 25 May 2017 15:51:49 GMT

Chef automation makes Linux container pitch
TechTarget
In Habitat, Chef has a novel way to package applications that the company claims will allow users to get the most out of Linux containers. But IT pros say they still must sort out how Chef Habitat overlaps with Docker, and whether Habitat is worth the ...

Tue, 23 May 2017 15:24:09 GMT

Linux: Is Lubuntu better than Xubuntu?
InfoWorld
Lubuntu and Xubuntu have been the choice of Linux enthusiasts and users who would rather have a lean or lightweight Linux distro or one that will provide the best performance on an old desktop or laptop. But how do these two distros compare, which one ...

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:58:38 GMT

Linux Foundation Grows So Much it Hires a Chief of Staff
SDxCentral
The Linux Foundation hired Sheryl Chamberlain to fill the newly-created position of chief of staff. She'll oversee operational activities for the foundation and be the point of contact between executive management and stakeholders in its numerous open ...

Tue, 23 May 2017 21:12:32 GMT

LinuxInsider.com

Red Hat Linux Upgrade Pushes New Security, Automation Tools
LinuxInsider.com
RHEL 7.4 includes new security and compliance features and streamlined automation, along with tools for improved systems administration. This latest upgrade comes nearly three years into the series 7 lifecycle. It continues to provide enterprises with ...

Mon, 22 May 2017 10:30:42 GMT

PCWorld

Fight ransomware by running Windows in Linux as a virtual machine
PCWorld
Running Windows as a virtual machine in Linux may seems like unnecessary work until something like the Wannacry ransomware scare comes along. The PCs that were affected, all running older Windows versions, have few good solutions other than a ...

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:03:03 GMT

The Linux Foundation Announces 49 New Silver Members
PR Newswire (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced that 49 new organizations have joined the Foundation as Silver members. Linux ...

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