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
Today I will cover how to disable password prompts in Ubuntu NOTE: THIS MIGHT BE A POTENTIAL SECURITY RISK Obviously when you disable password prompts in Ubuntu you run the risk of miscellaneous software being installed on your machine without being authenticated. And although I know that this is sometimes a real
Install IRC/Xchat on Ubuntu and register a nick on a channel using SHA-256 password Today we will help you how to Install IRC/Xchat on Ubuntu and register a nick on a channel using SHA-256 password encryption There are multiple reasons why you would want to do this that includes keeping your password