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Patch Available for Linux Kernel Privilege Escalation

The Linux kernel team has released a patch to fix a security bug that could allow an attacker to execute ...
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Linus Torvalds lauds fuzzing for improving Linux security

Linus Torvalds release notification for Linux 4.14's fifth release candidate contains an interesting aside: the Linux Lord says fuzzing is ...
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Severe WiFi Hack: WPA2 “KRACK Attack” Threatens WiFi Users Around The World

You might have heard or read about WPA2 (WiFi Protected Access II), it is most common wireless encryption protocol that ...
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Pi-Top: This Raspberry Pi And Linux-powered Laptop Is For New Coders And Makers

In late 2014, Pi-Top, U.K.’s education startup raised about $200,000 on Indiegogo to fund its first DIY laptop. It was ...
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Intel Takes First Steps To Universal Quantum Computing

Someone is going to commercialize a general purpose, universal quantum computer first, and Intel wants to be the first. So ...
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Israeli Spies Hacked Kaspersky, Discovered Tools Stolen from the US NSA

Israeli hackers who managed to break into the systems owned by Russian-based security vendor Kaspersky discovered hacking tools that were ...
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Endless OS Is First Linux Distro to Support Flatpak Apps from Flathub by Default

Endless OS has recently become the first GNU/Linux distribution to enable support for Flatpak apps from Flathub by default with ...
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Canonical Outs Important Linux Kernel Updates for All Supported Ubuntu Releases

Canonical released new kernel updates for all supported Ubuntu Linux releases, including Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr), Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ...
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WhatsApp Exploit Can Allow Hackers To Monitor Your Sleep And Other Things

Who knew there could be ways to analyze our sleep patterns other than the sleep tracking apps and fitness bands ...
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Kotlin could overtake Java on Android next year

Kotlin is on its way to overtaking Java on that mobile platform, claims mobile database maker Realm. Realm performed an ...
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Linux Gets Its First Multi-Core, RISC-V Based Open Source Processor

Last year, Silicon Valley Startup SiFive released the first open source SoC (system on a chip), which was named Freeform ...
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Privacy lives! Purism Librem 5 Linux smartphone exceeds crowdfunding goal

As companies continue to violate our privacy, such as Microsoft with the latest version of Skype for iOS and Android, ...
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