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Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?
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operating systems

Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?

Can the open-source OS really stand up to Microsoft's enterprise juggernaut?
22 Jun 2022
Ubuntu Core 22 is now generally available for IoT and edge devices
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Ubuntu Core 22 is now generally available for IoT and edge devices

The new release brings security updates and support for a fully preemptible kernel
16 Jun 2022
Best Linux file managers 2022: Customise your workflows
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Linux

Best Linux file managers 2022: Customise your workflows

Using a dedicated file manager will make working with Linux a whole lot easier
17 May 2022
Linux Foundation unveils ‘World of Open Source’ research initiative
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open source

Linux Foundation unveils ‘World of Open Source’ research initiative

The timely research series is targeted at the European open source community
16 May 2022
Intel CTO: Open source ecosystem is “poorly written”
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open source

Intel CTO: Open source ecosystem is “poorly written”

Chipmaker calls on industry to improve contributions
11 May 2022
CIQ and Google Cloud to provide unified support for Rocky Linux users
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Linux

CIQ and Google Cloud to provide unified support for Rocky Linux users

The partnership will allow for performance tuning and faster support for Rocky Linux images running on Google Cloud Platform
7 Apr 2022
Linux on Mars: 17 flights later
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Linux

Linux on Mars: 17 flights later

We catch up with the team who’ve successfully piloted a Linux-powered drone on Mars
23 Mar 2022
Best Linux distros 2022
The best Linux distros
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Best Linux distros 2022

Whether it's for desktop, server or security, there's bound to be a Linux distro for you
17 Mar 2022
Linux botnet spreads using Log4Shell flaw
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botnets

Linux botnet spreads using Log4Shell flaw

The malware uses DNS tunnelling to communicate with its C2 control server
16 Mar 2022
Linux-based multi-cloud environments facing increased ransomware attacks
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Linux

Linux-based multi-cloud environments facing increased ransomware attacks

VMware researchers claim not enough effort is being spent on developing countermeasures for attacks on the cloud's most popular operating system
9 Feb 2022
Raspberry Pi OS finally gets a 64-bit release
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operating systems

Raspberry Pi OS finally gets a 64-bit release

After nearly two years in development and beta testing, the 64-bit version unlocks the Raspberry Pi's full 8GB memory
4 Feb 2022
12-year-old Linux root privilege flaw has been "hiding in plain sight"
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Linux

12-year-old Linux root privilege flaw has been "hiding in plain sight"

Researchers were quick to highlight how easy it was to exploit the vulnerability, recommending urgent patches
26 Jan 2022
Ubuntu Security Guide to simplify DISA-STIG compliance
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Linux

Ubuntu Security Guide to simplify DISA-STIG compliance

The automated configuration tooling is specific to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
18 Jan 2022
CronRat Magecart malware uses 31st February date to remain undetected
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malware

CronRat Magecart malware uses 31st February date to remain undetected

The malware allows for server-side payment skimming that bypasses browser security
26 Nov 2021
Microsoft Edge now available for all Linux users
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Linux

Microsoft Edge now available for all Linux users

Browser graduates to stable channel
3 Nov 2021
Red Hat launches Enterprise Linux 9 beta
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Linux

Red Hat launches Enterprise Linux 9 beta

Changes will require less work from admins and IT Ops
3 Nov 2021
Ubuntu vs Mint: Which one is better?
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operating systems

Ubuntu vs Mint: Which one is better?

They may be two of the most popular Linux distributions, but what are the differences?
27 Oct 2021
Microsoft makes Windows Subsystem for Linux a Windows 11 app
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Linux

Microsoft makes Windows Subsystem for Linux a Windows 11 app

The shift to the Microsoft Store decouples the Linux component from the Windows Update cycle
12 Oct 2021
FontOnLake: "Sophisticated" malware targets Linux systems
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FontOnLake: "Sophisticated" malware targets Linux systems

The malware stands out for its ability to maintain persistence on the infected system
11 Oct 2021
Hackers develop Linux port of Cobalt Strike for new attacks
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Security

Hackers develop Linux port of Cobalt Strike for new attacks

The modified version of the penetration testing toolkit can evade malware detection
14 Sep 2021
Linux 5.14 offers new security protections
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Linux

Linux 5.14 offers new security protections

The operating system's 30th birthday release helps protect against side-channel attacks
30 Aug 2021
Hackers target outdated versions of Linux in the cloud
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Linux

Hackers target outdated versions of Linux in the cloud

Coinminers, web shells and ransomware, top malware aiming at Linux, report finds
23 Aug 2021
Modified PRISM backdoor used in new attacks
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malware

Modified PRISM backdoor used in new attacks

Linux ELF executables used to avoid detection by antivirus products.
23 Aug 2021