Attackers have developed a botnet capable of 150+ Gbps DDoS attack campaigns using XOR DDoS, a Trojan malware used to hijack Linux systems, according to Akamai.
Sysadmins around the world have been provided with another helpful guide on how to go about hardening their Linux workstations, as Konstantin Ryabitsev, Director of Collaborative IT Services at The Linux Foundation, has released the document on GitHub for anyone to download.
The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), a project managed by The Linux Foundation, is developing a new free Badge Program, seeking input from the open source community on the criteria to be used to determine security, quality and stability of open source software.
IBM launched LinuxONE, a new portfolio of hardware, software and services solutions, providing two distinct Linux systems for large enterprises and mid-size businesses.
Kali Linux, the open source penetration testing platform, has reached version 2.0.
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