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Dear Windows Journal, today I got owned: 29 security bugs swatted

Tue, 08/07/2014 - 20:25
Critical fixes for Internet Explorer and more – plus an Adobe Flash patch

Microsoft has released patches for 29 security vulnerabilities, while Adobe has released an update for Flash Player.

Categories: Linux News

Free Red Hat clone CentOS-7 is full of Linux Container love

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 21:53
All the glitter of RHEL 7 – without the price tag

The CentOS Project has announced general availability of CentOS-7, the first release of the free Linux distro based on the source code for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.

Categories: Linux News

SolidRun pitches upgradeable SBC into the IoT fray

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 02:57
Yet another board to take on Raspberry Pi

Another single-board contender has emerged to challenge the Raspberry Pi's title as lightweight champion of the world, with a pitch that it supports processor and memory upgrades in a single-board-computer form factor.

Categories: Linux News

'Spy-proof' IM launched: Aims to offer anonymity to whistleblowers

Fri, 04/07/2014 - 16:25
*reaction gif* I'm just getting all the secret files. BRB...

Security experts have teamed up to created a stealthy internet messenger client designed especially for whistleblowers.

Categories: Linux News

What do we want? CAT VIDEOS! How do we get them? TOR!

Fri, 04/07/2014 - 06:28
Anonymity outfit responds to NSA targeting allegations

The Onion Router project has fired back at the National Security Agency, after it emerged that those who use the network – and read Linux magazines – are considered worthy of surveillance.

Categories: Linux News

Oracle targets Windows workloads with virtualisation manager update

Fri, 04/07/2014 - 04:02
Big O SPARCs up its storage management offerings

Oracle VM has received an upgrade that makes the free tool better at managing Windows virtual machines and handling SPARC workloads.

Categories: Linux News

Use Tor or 'extremist' Tails Linux? Congrats, you're on an NSA list

Thu, 03/07/2014 - 18:49
Penguinista mag readers, privacy-conscious netizens and more targeted, claims report

Alleged leaked documents about the NSA's XKeyscore snooping software appear to show the paranoid agency is targeting Tor and Tails users, Linux Journal readers – and anyone else interested in online privacy.

Categories: Linux News

Oh SNAP! Old-school '80s Unix hack to smack OSX, iOS, Red Hat?

Thu, 03/07/2014 - 12:17
REAL damage to *nix systems, tools ... via SIMPLE wildcard poison tricks, claims researcher

Unix-based systems, as used worldwide by sysadmins and cloud providers alike, could be hijacked by hackers abusing a hard-coded vuln that allows them to inject arbitrary commands into shell scripts executed by high-privilege users.

Categories: Linux News