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Archive for January, 2016
Several current systems could fall victim to the attack
After the release of Linux kernel 3.2.76 LTS, the kernel developers have announced the immediate availability for download of the fourth maintenance release of Linux kernel 4.3.
According to the appended shortlog, Linux kernel 4.3.4 is quite a …
Just a few minutes ago, Linus Torvalds had the great pleasure of announcing the release and immediate availability for download of the first RC (Release Candidate) build of the upcoming Linux 4.5 kernel series.
Now that the development cycle of the …
With Linux 4.5-rc1 expected for release today that will mark the end of this cycle’s merge window, here is a look at the new features and improved functionality present for this major Linux kernel release that will then be officially christened in ab…
Hey all! I want to thank you all for your great support and your reactions, your congratulations and wishes, related to my coming out through the last newsletter (16/01). It is absolutely fascinating and really stunning, how many answers I have received so far since the beginning of the newsletter sending on sunday evening. Since […]
The Linuxcounter at the fosdem in Brussels, Belgium, this January! #fosdem #lico #linux #linuxcounter
Hey there! I just want to announce, that I, Christin Löhner, will be at the fosdem in Brussels (Belgium) from Saturday the 30th of January until Sunday the 31st of January. In fact, I will be in Brussel from the Friday until Monday morning. Information about the fosdem here… It would be really cool to see […]
Every OS with Linux kernel 3.8 or above is affected. A new zero-day Linux kernel vulnerability has been identified (CVE-2016-0728) by a group named Perception Point, and a patch should already be in preparation for Linux distributions.
Linux kernel vulnerabilities are not all that uncommon, and they are found and patched all the time. This is why the Linux-based operating systems are usually more secure than proprietary ones. Everything gets fixed as soon as it’s found, and not a minute later. On the other hand, zero-day vulnerabilities are not all that frequent, especially for the Linux kernel.
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Server hardening. The very words conjure up images of tempering soft
steel into an unbreakable blade, or taking soft clay and firing it in
a kiln, producing a hardened vessel that will last many years. Indeed,
server hardening is very much like that. more>>
Latest Linux engine comes with better graphics and support for Intel’s new power-saving chips.
Hackers send a message of beauty and liberation to server logs
The new Linux Kernel Version 4.4 is available for download! Visit the Linux Kernel Archive here: https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/ Get the new Linux Kernel directly through this link: https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/linux-4.4.tar.gz NEW: See the latest FUN statistics for this Kernel version here: https://www.linuxcounter.net/statistics/kernel See how many lines of code this new version has, how many bad words or how […]
Just a few minutes ago, January 3, 2015 (EST time), Linus Torvalds proudly announced the immediate availability for download and testing of the eighth and last RC (Release Candidate) version of the upcoming Linux 4.4 LTS kernel.According to Mr. Torva…