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Bashware attack, how to run Linux malware on Windows systems

Experts found a new alarming method dubbed Bashware attack that allows attackers to silently run malware to bypass even the most common security solutions, The new Windows 10 feature Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) that implements the Linux bash terminal in Microsoft operating system could be exploited by malware to run undetected. The feature was recently
Publish At:2017-09-13 09:25 | Read:181 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Bashware Linux on Windows Micr

Ubuntu Linux distro is now available for Windows 10

Microsoft announced that Canonical’s Ubuntu Linux Distro is now available in the Windows Store and can be installed on any Windows Insider build=>#16215. Windows and Linux always closer. During the Microsoft Build developer conference held in Seattle in May the company announced that three free Linux distro will be included in its official app store, all
Publish At:2017-07-14 18:40 | Read:278 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Linux on Windows Microsoft Suse Ubuntu

Welcome to Pwn2Own 2017 – Researchers hacked Adobe Reader, Edge, Ubuntu, and Safari

Pwn2Own 2017 is started, as usual, it is a great event to see hackers at work. In the first day, experts hacked Edge, Safari, Ubuntu, and Adobe Reader. Pwn2Own 2017 competition held in Vancouver (Canada) is started, as usual, it is a great event to see hackers at work. In the first day Bug bounty hunters have managed to hack Microsoft Edge, Safari, Ubuntu, a
Publish At:2017-03-17 14:25 | Read:672 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Edge Pwn2Own 2017 Safari Trend Micro U

Security expert disclosed a full zero-day drive-by exploit for Linux leveraging SNES

The security expert Chris Evans has disclosed a zero-day exploit successfully tested on Ubuntu and Fedora distributions that may affect other distros. The security expert Chris Evans has disclosed a zero-day exploit for Ubuntu and Fedora distributions. The flaw is a full drive-by download exploit that may impact also other Linux distributions. The researcher
Publish At:2016-12-18 11:10 | Read:953 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking exploit Fedora full 0-day drive-by exp

Top Five Mobile Devices That Run Linux

Article submitted by Mark In a market that is churning Android powered device after another Android powered device and the obligatory Apple update to its iPhone and iPad brands, it is no wonder people need to look elsewhere if they want to experience something different in the mobile segment. We aren’t really disrespecting Apple and Google’s effo
Publish At:2015-12-24 23:30 | Read:1164 | Comments:0 | Tags:Articles Guides phone smartphone tizen ubuntu

Google Ends Chrome Support on 32-bit Linux, Releases Chrome 47

Google announced this week it will end Chrome support for older, 32-bit Linux distributions early next year and will maintain the browser on more popular distributions of the software.Specifically Google plans to stop pushing updates and security fixes to those running Chrome on 32-bit Linux, Ubuntu Precise 12.04, and Debian 7. Most computers manufactured in
Publish At:2015-12-03 05:35 | Read:903 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vulnerabilities Web Security chrome Chrome for Linux Debian

BackBox Linux – Penetration Testing LiveCD

BackBox is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu – a penetration testing LiveCD. It has been developed to perform penetration tests and security assessments. Designed to be fast, easy to use and provide a minimal yet complete desktop environment, thanks to its own software repositories, always being updated to the latest stable version of the most used
Publish At:2015-09-15 02:35 | Read:979 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking Tools Linux Hacking Web Hacking backbox backbox down

Ubuntu Patches Privilege-Escalation Bug

There is a privilege-escalation vulnerability in several versions of Ubuntu that results from the fact that the operating system fails to check permissions when users are creating files in some specific circumstances.Security researcher Philip Pettersson discovered the vulnerability and reported it to Canonical, which maintains Ubuntu. The company has patche
Publish At:2015-06-23 02:30 | Read:867 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vulnerabilities Web Security Open Source Security Ubuntu vul

Analyzing Queries on a Honeypot Name Server for Better DNS Log Quality

Internet Noise Honeypots are an easy and popular way to get statistics on the “Internet noise.” Getting more knowledge on Internet noise gives you more insight into what is out there and is one of the sources that helps in getting better security analytics. I was curious what kind of traffic a honeypot name server receives in a public cloud; my r
Publish At:2015-03-16 16:35 | Read:1266 | Comments:0 | Tags:Infrastructure Protection Security Intelligence & Analytics

A critical remote execution flaw spotted in Samba Win-Linux interop code

CVE-2015-0240 is a critical security flaw in Samba that resides in the smbd file server daemon and can be exploited by a malicious Samba client remotely. Linux administrators urge to update their systems due to the discovery of a critical vulnerability the open source Linux-and-Windows-compatibility software Samba. The vulnera
Publish At:2015-02-24 20:15 | Read:1269 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking Security Debian interop software LINUX Red Hat Remot

Ubuntu patched several security vulnerabilities

Ubuntu has released several patches for security vulnerabilities in different versions of the OS, including some CSRF, DoS and remote code execution flaws. Ubuntu has patched several security vulnerabilities that affect different OSs, some of them are affecting Thunderbird client included in Ubuntu release and could be exploit
Publish At:2015-01-21 16:45 | Read:799 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Cross-site Request Forgery Denial of Service Hackin

Ubuntu Patches Several Security Flaws

Ubuntu has released a number of patches for security vulnerabilities in several versions of the OS, including some remote code execution flaws in Thunderbird, which is included with Ubuntu.Thunderbird is Mozilla’s email client, and the company recently fixed several memory corruption vulnerabilities, along with a cross-site request forgery bug and a fl
Publish At:2015-01-21 01:30 | Read:1091 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vulnerabilities Web Security Mozilla Thunderbird Open Source

Switching to Linux, Checklist

Guest post by Richard Larson Linux often seems like a breath of fresh air to Windows users. It’s free. It doesn’t have bloatware issues. You don’t have to pay for it. It has less malware and hacking issues because it’s less profitable and productive for the baddies to concentrate on an operating system with less users. Did I mention it doesn’t cost anything
Publish At:2014-10-21 06:25 | Read:1543 | Comments:0 | Tags:Articles linux open source ubuntu wine

Flaws in php5 could cause crash or run programs on Ubuntu

Ubuntu has issued a security notice to inform users about flaws in php5 exploitable to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic. According to the recent Ubuntu Security Notice php5 could be made to crash or run arbitrary code if it received specially crafted network traffic. “Summary -php5 c
Publish At:2014-09-15 13:40 | Read:1121 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security DOS LINUX PHP Ubuntu USN-2344-1

Linux AIO some of the most common distributions in one ISO

Sometimes you want to test or show different GNU/Linux distributions, or just different desktop environment, and in these cases you usually have to put different ISO on CD/DVD or better on USB Sticks and this usually take some time. Luckily now there is a new and nice project that makes the work of testing different distributions much more easy: the Linux AI
Publish At:2014-08-27 08:10 | Read:1252 | Comments:0 | Tags:Articles Pills debian Debian Live desktop environments GNU i

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