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Jan
18th

Four Malicious Google Chrome Extensions Affect 500K Users

Author: bob@lxer.com | Files under syndicated

The ICEBRG Security Research team discovered four malicious Google Chrome extensions during a routine investigation of anomalous traffic. More than 500,000 users, including workstations in major businesses around the world, have been affected.


Jan
18th

Behind the scenes with Pop!_OS Linux

Author: bob@lxer.com | Files under syndicated

In October, Linux PC maker System76 released its homegrown version of Linux, Pop!_OS, giving users the choice between its legacy Ubuntu operating system or the new Pop!_OS flavor of Linux.read more


Jan
18th

Purism Releases Meltdown and Spectre Patches for Its Librem Linux Laptops

Author: Marius Nestor | Files under syndicated

Purism, the computer technology company behind the privacy-focused, Linux-based Librem laptops and the upcoming smartphone, released patches for the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities.


Jan
18th

The first lawsuits to save net neutrality have been filed

Author: Marguerite Reardon | Files under syndicated

The first lawsuits to overturn the Federal Communications Commission’s rollback of Obama-era net neutrality rules have been filed. Attorneys general from 22 states filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to block the repeal of the rules. Mozilla, maker of the Fire…


Jan
17th

How To Install Windows 10 In Virtualbox On Linux

Author: bob@lxer.com | Files under syndicated

You might be a developer and just want to try out your application in a Windows environment, or just want the thrill of doing something in Windows 10. Well, the solution might be as easy as using Virtualbox to install windows 10 unlike installing it on…


Jan
17th

RF-enabled Raspberry Pi add-on brings Google Assistant to gizmos, speakers, and robots

Author: Eric Brown | Files under syndicated

JOY-iT and Elector have launched a $42 “Talking Pi” RPi add-on that enables Google Home/AIY compatible voice activation of home automation devices linked to the Pi’s GPIO, and includes a mic board, PWM servo controls, and support for a 433MHz SRD…


Jan
17th

What Is cURL?

Author: bob@lxer.com | Files under syndicated

We’ll show you, What is cURL? and why would you use cURL? cURL is a computer software project providing a library and command-line tool for transferring data using various protocols.


Jan
17th

New Kernel Releases, Net Neutrality, Thunderbird Survey and More

Author: Petros Koutoupis | Files under syndicated

Hot off the presses and just released: the 4.14.14 [stable], 4.9.77 [longterm], 4.4.112 [longterm] and 3.18.92 [longterm] kernels. More information is available from The Linux Kernel Archives. In an effort to protect Net Neutrality (and the internet),…


Jan
17th

Linux Lite Developer Creates Automated Spectre/Meltdown Checker for Linux OSes

Author: Marius Nestor | Files under syndicated

The developer of the Ubuntu-based Linux Lite distribution has created a script that makes it easier for Linux users to check if their systems are vulnerable to the Meltdown and Spectre security flaws.


Jan
17th

How To Migrate ISPConfig 2, ISPConfig 3.x, Confixx or Plesk to ISPConfig 3.1 (single server)

Author: bob@lxer.com | Files under syndicated

In this howto, we’ll show how to use the ISPConfig Migration Tool 2.0 to migrate a single server to a new ISPConfig 3.1 server. The Migration tool is part of the ISPConfig Migration toolkit. The Migration Tool supports ISPConfig 2 and 3 – 3.1, Plesk …