Tag: Linux

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Dirty pipe Linux vulnerability provides privilege escalation

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Dirty pipe Linux vulnerability provides privilege escalation

Security researchers have discovered and released information on new vulnerabilities and kernel level exploits to the public. The vulnerabilities: CVE-2022-049 and CVE-2022-0847 are some of the highest severity exploits and affect out-of-date Linux distros. Due to the similarities with the...

/ March 15, 2022
Oracle’s autonomous cloud tools should get you thinking about automation

Oracle’s autonomous cloud tools should get you thinking about automation

Even with the shift to the cloud, it’s still up to IT to make sure that Linux is being patched and updated on a regular basis — which is often a tedious job. Oracle announced a product this week to help: a...

/ September 20, 2019 / 1 Comment
LF Edge launches frameworks for building edge solutions

LF Edge launches frameworks for building edge solutions

The Linux Foundation wants to make it simpler for managed service providers (MSPs) to construct their own edge computing solutions using open source software. The LF Edge arm of the Linux Foundation announced the availability of a set of frameworks...

/ June 6, 2019
Tech Time Warp: Windows Refund Day, 20 years later

Tech Time Warp: Windows Refund Day, 20 years later

It is a universally acknowledged truth that Linux users are not Microsoft fans. At no time was this more apparent than on Feb. 15, 1999, when approximately 100 Linux users stormed Microsoft’s Silicon Valley offices in Foster City, California to...

/ February 15, 2019
Linux Foundation is looking for a few good MSPs with networking expertise

Linux Foundation is looking for a few good MSPs with networking expertise

The Linux Foundation is looking for managed service providers (MSP) and systems integrators to start contributing to multiple projects seeking to transform networking using open source code.

/ December 13, 2018
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ONAP promises to transform delivery of cloud and networking services

ONAP promises to transform delivery of cloud and networking services

ONAP, a framework that’s being spearheaded by The Linux Foundation and promises to transform how network and cloud services are delivered, was made generally available yesterday. The Amsterdam release of the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) combines software-defined networking (SDN)...

/ November 21, 2017
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Tech Time Warp: Linus Torvalds Introduces Linux

Tech Time Warp: Linus Torvalds Introduces Linux

They say hindsight is 20/20, which is why Linus Torvalds’ Aug. 25, 1991, message to a MINIX newsgroup is so humorous now: “I’m doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won’t be big and professional like gnu) … it...

/ August 25, 2017