Microsoft makes Windows Subsystem for Linux a Windows 11 app
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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
Best Linux distros 2021
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Best Linux distros 2021

Whether it's for desktop, server or security, there's bound to be a Linux distro for you
11 Oct 2021
Hackers develop Linux port of Cobalt Strike for new attacks
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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Hackers target outdated versions of Linux in the cloud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Hackers target outdated versions of Linux in the cloud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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Modified PRISM backdoor used in new attacks

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

Open-source software on the Perseverance mission is helping NASA explore a GNU world
18 Aug 2021
A complete guide to Raspberry Pi OS
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A complete guide to Raspberry Pi OS

Everything you need to know about the software, formerly known as Raspbian, powering the world’s favourite tiny computer
30 Jul 2021
5 best Linux file managers
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Linux

5 best Linux file managers

Using a dedicated file manager will make working with Linux a whole lot easier
23 Jun 2021
Ubuntu vs Mint: Which one is better?
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Ubuntu vs Mint: Which one is better?

They may be two of the most popular Linux distributions, but what are the differences?
18 Jun 2021
Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?
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Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?

Can the open-source OS really stand up to Microsoft's enterprise juggernaut?
17 Jun 2021
Ubuntu Pro launches on Google Cloud
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Ubuntu Pro launches on Google Cloud

The "hardened" version of the open source Linux OS comes with added security features
15 Jun 2021
Red Hat lambasts "unusual" University of Minnesota research approach in Linux feud
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Red Hat lambasts "unusual" University of Minnesota research approach in Linux feud

Establishing trust and transparency is key to open source research that actually matters, the company claims
28 Apr 2021
Red Hat launches OpenShift Platform Plus alongside new managed cloud services
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Red Hat launches OpenShift Platform Plus alongside new managed cloud services

A tertiary OpenShift tier comes alongside three apps for businesses to build on their Kubernetes-based hybrid cloud strategy
28 Apr 2021
Red Hat bolsters Edge strategy with major RHEL platform update
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Linux

Red Hat bolsters Edge strategy with major RHEL platform update

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 brings container deployment and management tools scaled around edge requirements
28 Apr 2021
Security researchers criticised for project that deliberately added vulnerabilities to Linux
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Linux

Security researchers criticised for project that deliberately added vulnerabilities to Linux

Open source maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman slams their project, claiming “our community does not appreciate being experimented on”
22 Apr 2021
Xinuos sues IBM for patent infringement
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Xinuos sues IBM for patent infringement

Lawsuit revisits ancient legal war over Unix code
1 Apr 2021
Chinese hackers target Linux systems with RedXOR backdoor
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Chinese hackers target Linux systems with RedXOR backdoor

Linux servers hit by malware developed using an end-of-life Red Hat compiler
11 Mar 2021
Google and Red Hat team up with Linux Foundation for software-signing service
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Google and Red Hat team up with Linux Foundation for software-signing service

The project aims to cryptographically verify open source software to mitigate supply chain security risks
10 Mar 2021
Google to fund Linux developers to fix kernel security problems
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Google to fund Linux developers to fix kernel security problems

Linux Foundation will use the developers to work exclusively on security developments
25 Feb 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Apple, SonicWall, Linux Sudo
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Weekly threat roundup: Apple, SonicWall, Linux Sudo

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
28 Jan 2021
Red Hat unveils common Kubernetes platform for Windows and Linux
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Red Hat unveils common Kubernetes platform for Windows and Linux

The service makes it possible to manage Linux and Windows-based containerized workloads side by side
15 Dec 2020