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Linux lobby org joins with RISC-V bods to promote open chip spec • The Register

The Linux Foundation, the non-profit funded by for-profit tech firms to promote the open source operating system, has begun working with the RISC-V Foundation, another non-profit backed by well-heeled companies, to encourage adoption of the open source RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA). The two organizations on Tuesday plan to announce …

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Mirai Bot Targets Linux Servers Through Hadoop Vulnerability

Mirai Bot, best-known for exploiting IoT Devices has recently been attacking Linux Servers through the Hadoop YARN Vulnerability. Reportedly, many Linux servers are under threat of attack. Hackers have been trying to hack Linux servers using around 225 binaries through which the hackers are making  numerous attempts against the Hadoop …

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Sacked NCC Group grad trainee emailed 300 coworkers about Kali Linux VM ‘playing up’ • The Register

An NCC Group graduate trainee who emailed 300 coworkers to ask for help with what she deemed to be “unusual” behaviour from her Kali Linux VM; contacted the firm’s incident response team to complain about a faulty laptop; and said the machine had been “deliberately sabotaged”, has had her victimisation …

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UserLAnd Now Available on F-Droid, New Darktrace Cybersecurity Company, France Is Dumping Google, KDE Bug Day Focusing on Okular November 27th and SuperTux Alpha Release

News briefs for November 21, 2018. UserLAnd is now available on F-Droid. With UserLAnd, you can run full Linux distributions or specific apps on top of Android, and you can install and uninstall it like a regular app—you don’t need root. This version requires Android 5.0 or newer, and UserLAnd …

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