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Feb
21st

KDE Receives Pineapple Fund Donation, Red Hat Decision Manager, Chef’s InSpec 2.0 and More

Author: Jill Franklin | Files under syndicated

News updates for February 21, 2018. more>>


Feb
15th

Google Chrome’s Ad Filtering, Intel Expands Bug Bounty Program, GNOME 3.28 Beta and More

Author: Jill Franklin | Files under syndicated

News briefs for February 15, 2018.

Starting today, Google Chrome will begin removing ads from sites that don’t
follow the Better Ads
Standards
. For more info on how Chrome’s ad filtering will work, see the
Chromium
blog
.
more>>


Feb
13th

Shell Scripting and Security

Author: Dave Taylor | Files under syndicated


Basic ways you can use shell scripts to monitor password strength and secret accounts.

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Feb
11th

diff -u: Adding Encryption To printk()

Author: Zack Brown | Files under syndicated


When is security not security? When it guards against the wrong people or
against things that never happen. A useless security measure is just another
batch of code that might contain an exploitable bug. So the Linux developers
always want to make sure a security patch is genuinely useful before pulling
it in.
more>>


Feb
9th

VLC 3.0, PostgreSQL 10.2, Sylabs, Zerodium Bounty and More

Author: Jill Franklin | Files under syndicated

News briefs for February 9, 2018. more>>


Feb
7th

For Open-Source Software, the Developers Are All of Us

Author: Derek Zimmer | Files under syndicated


“We are stronger together than on our own.” This is a core principle
that many people adhere to in their daily lives. Whether we are
overcoming adversity, fighting the powers that be, protecting our
livelihoods or advancing our business strategy, this mantra propels
people and ideas to success.

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Feb
7th

Mozilla Announces Project Things, ZFS Version 0.7.6, Kali Linux New Release and More

Author: Jill Franklin | Files under syndicated

News updates for February 7, 2018. more>>


Feb
6th

OpenWall’s LKRG, Hitachi Joins the Open Invention Network, xcp-ng Kickstarter Campaign and More

Author: Jill Franklin | Files under syndicated

News updates for February 6, 2018. more>>


Feb
5th

Meltdown/Spectre Status for Red Hat and Oracle

Author: Charles Fisher | Files under syndicated


The Red Hat family of operating systems addressed Meltdown and Spectre in
its v3.10 kernel quickly, but relied too much upon Intel’s flawed
microcode and was forced to revert from a complete solution.
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Feb
2nd

Spectre/Meltdown Updates, Skype Snap, Red Hat’s Open Brand Project and Happy Birthday to the Open Source Initiative!

Author: Jill Franklin | Files under syndicated

News updates for February 2, 2018

The AV-TEST Institute tweeted
yesterday
that it has discovered 139 samples that
appear to be related to recently reported CPU vulnerabilities due to the
Meltdown and Spectre exploits.
more>>