The Manhattan Google headquarters is seen on January 25, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images) Google is underwriting two Linux kernel security positions through the Linux Foundation, the company announced Wednesday. The effort support Google’s strategy “to help support the critical open source projects that
Oracle Co-Founder Larry Ellison delivers a keynote address at the Oracle OpenWorld conference in 2006. Researchers discovered a new Internet Relay Chat (IRC) bot Tuesday that exploited three vulnerabilities to launch distributed denial of service attacks, cryptomining and other security lapses on Linux systems. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Researchers discovered a new
Linux-based machines are no longer considered a major deterrent for cybercriminal groups, who are embracing the operating system as a target.(Solo se puede ser libre Cuándo no se tiene nada que perder/phylevn/CC BY 2.0) Linux-based machines are no longer considered a major deterrent for cybercriminal groups, who are embracing the operating
The FBI and NSA jointly issued an advisory on Drovorub – a newly disclosed malware program targeting Linux systems. (Jan Woitas/picture alliance via Getty Images) Linux users should not assume they are safe from the ambitions and reach of reputed Russian hacking group Fancy Bear, which has been using a newly
Today, Microsoft announced a public preview of Microsoft Teams for Linux, the first Office 365 tool that’s available for the open source operating system. The hope is that by making it available for preview, the company can get feedback from the community and improve it before it becomes generally available.
Intezer Security has found a new backdoor, ACBackdoor, that has no known connection to an operating threat group creating the possibility it could be a harbinger of a new gang’s formation. ACBackdoor is primarily a Linux malware, but Intezer has spotted a Windows variant and the company believes it was created by an experienced
Last year, Adobe, SAP and Microsoft came together and formed the Open Data Initiative. Not to be outdone, this week, AWS, Salesforce and Genesys, in partnership with The Linux Foundation, announced the Cloud Information Model. The two competing data models have a lot in common. They are both about bringing together