Samsung ‘Linux on DeX’ beta will turn your Android into a real Linux computer

For years, we’ve all longed for the ultimate all-in-one style device that can be both a mobile phone and also full laptop or desktop computer experience. Samsung has offered its own Android-centric solution through DeX, which gives Android a better keyboard and mouse experience. Now Samsung seeks to take that …

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2018 Mac Mini blocks Linux, here are alternative small form factor PCs

Apple’s long-awaited refresh of the Mac Mini includes a component called the “T2 Security Chip” which Apple touts as having “a Secure Enclave coprocessor, which provides the foundation for APFS encrypted storage, secure boot, and Touch ID on Mac,” as well as integrating “the system management controller, image signal processor, …

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Linux cryptocurrency miners are installing rootkits to hide themselves

Security researchers from Trend Micro have stumbled upon a new malware strain that mines cryptocurrency on Linux computers, but which is also different from previously seen cryptominers because it downloads a rootkit to alter the operating system’s behavior and hide the unwanted high CPU usage that usually comes with cryptocurrency …

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