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Mar
18th

Nmap 7.10 Security Scanner Adds Hundreds of OS/Version Fingerprints, New Scripts

Author: Softpedia | Files under syndicated

Gordon Lyon from the Nmap project, one of the most acclaimed network and security scanner open-source software used by millions of hackers and security experts worldwide, today, March 17, 2016, announced the release of Nmap 7.10.


Mar
18th

JavaScript Most Popular Language: Stack Overflow Report

Author: eWeek | Files under syndicated

According to the latest Stack Overflow developer survey, JavaScript is the most popular programming language and Rust is most loved.


Mar
17th

Node.js Buffer API Changes

Author: Node.js | Files under syndicated

I recently landed Node.js Pull Request https://github.com/nodejs/node/pull/4682 into the master branch. It’s important to understand what it does and what changes are in store for the upcoming Node.js v6 release.


Mar
17th

Closed Silo Challenges to an Open Web

Author: OpenSource.com | Files under syndicated

The growing trend of closed content silos—publishing platforms that require a login in order to view the content—is a step away from a more open web. As this trend continues, owners of closed silos will have even more control over published content and traffic that content drives. 


Mar
17th

Ubuntu 15.10 for Raspberry Pi 2 Kernel Patched by Canonical to Fix Seven Issues

Author: Softpedia | Files under syndicated

On March 15, 2016, we reported the fact that Canonical published several new Ubuntu Security Notices to inform the community about important kernel updates for the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 15.10 operating systems. Today, March 16,…


Mar
17th

ProtonMail’s Encrypted Email Service Exits Beta, Adds iOS, Android Apps

Author: TechCrunch | Files under syndicated

As Apple continues to battle the US Government’s desire to work around the security of its mobile operating system, European encrypted email startup,ProtonMail, is choosing the latest skirmish in the crypto wars to launch its end-to-end encrypted email service out of beta — switching from invite-only to public sign ups today.


Mar
16th

KaOS Linux Releases Updated ISO Image: A Clean, Simple, and Solid Linux

Author: ZDNet | Files under syndicated

KaOS is a specialty Linux rolling distribution focused on the KDE desktop. I have tested the latest release on several of my systems, with mixed results.


Mar
16th

Mozilla will Emit "First Version" of Servo-Based Rust Browser in June

Author: The Register | Files under syndicated

Mozilla is planning an initial release of its new Servo-based new web browser in June, according to a post on the developer mailing list by research engineer Paul Rouget.


Mar
16th

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 Enters Beta

Author: eWeek | Files under syndicated

Although it’s no longer the leading edge of Red Hat’s product portfolio, RHEL 6 is still getting new features.


Mar
15th

Canonical Releases Major Kernel Update for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Patches 13 Issues

Author: Softpedia | Files under syndicated

We reported on March 14 that Canonical published two new Ubuntu Security Notices with detailed information on multiple Linux kernel vulnerabilities patched for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) and Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf)…