Tag: Linux

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Bibi-Windows Wiper on the rise

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Bibi-Windows Wiper on the rise

Israel has recently been the target of cyberattacks involving a wiper malware that was previously observed to target both Linux and Windows systems. The wiper, named “BiBi-Windows Wiper”, has been used by a pro-Hamas hacker group in the wake of...

/ November 15, 2023

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: OpenSSH vulnerability on Linux systems

In this Cybersecurity Threat Advisory, a critical security flaw in OpenSSH, CVE-2023-38408 has been discovered. This vulnerability could potentially lead to remote code execution in OpenSSH’s forwarded SSH agent, affecting Linux systems and posing a significant threat to organizations’ cybersecurity posture....

/ July 26, 2023
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Linux Kernel Vulnerability

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Linux Kernel Vulnerability

The Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) has disclosed a new Linux Kernel Vulnerability that could lead to code execution in the context of the kernel. The security flaw is a bug in the new Linux 5.15 SMB3 server, ksmbd. The ZDI...

/ December 27, 2022
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 26, 2022
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory
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 The vulnerabilities: CVE-2022-049 and CVE-2022-0847 are some of the highest severity exploits and affect out-of-date Linux distros.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
ONAP
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