Ubuntu Local Authorization Bypass Bug Likely to Never Be Fixed?

Ubuntu Local Authorization Bypass Bug Likely to Never Be Fixed?

It was just reported that a bug filed on Ubuntu Launchpad (dubbed Local authorization bypass by using suspend mode) about a month ago has been confirmed by several users. The bug allows ...
Arch Linux AUR Repository Found to Contain Malware

Arch Linux AUR Repository Found to Contain Malware

The Arch Linux user-maintained software repository called AUR has been found to host malware. The discovery was made after a change in one of the package installation instructions was made. This is ...
Gentoo Linux GitHub Hacked via Password Guessing

Gentoo Linux GitHub Hacked via Password Guessing

Following the recent Gentoo Linux hack the distribution’s security team started to investigate how the intrusion was made. The published report showcases exactly how the criminals have been able to break into ...
GitHub Account of Gentoo Linux Hacked, Refrain from Using Its Code

GitHub Account of Gentoo Linux Hacked, Refrain from Using Its Code

Apparently, the GitHub account of the Gentoo Linux distribution has been hacked, as evident by an announcement published on the distro’s official website. The hack took place on June 28 when “unknown ...
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CVE-2018-3639: Spectre Variant 4 Vulnerability Affects the Linux Kernel

A Spectre variant 4 vulnerability has been identified in the Linux kernel and represents a very dangerous threat to all affected machines. All system administrators are urged to apply the latest updates ...
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Ubuntu, The Collector

Martin Brinkmann, writing at gHacks, illuminateds the questionable data gathering efforts by Canonical, producers of Ubuntu Linux. Read Martin's concise examination of the issue, of which, most certainly is Today's Must Read ...

The state of Linux security in 2017

Linux security (2017 edition) The year is closing, so it is time to review Linux security. Like last year, we look at the state of Linux security. A collection of the finest ...

Linux security myths

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Myth busting: Linux security As the author of Lynis, I have to run several Linux systems for testing Linux security defenses. And if you do something long enough, some get to see ...