The official forums of the openSUSE Linux distribution have been hacked and defaced by a Pakistani hacker that goes by the handle "H4x0r HuSsY." According to THN, the hacker has defaced the site and downloaded a database containing information about nearly 80,000 forum users, and did so by using a private vBulletin zero-day exploit that allowed him to browse, read or write / overwrite any file on the Forum server without root privileges.
A blended DDoS botnet consisting of both Windows and Linux machines has been detected by researchers working with the Polish CERT.
Now, there's a systematic, 456-page practical guide to Linux troubleshooting for every power user, administrator, and developer.
A new Linux worm - luckily still not spotted being used in the wild - has been unearthed by Symantec researchers.
Authors: Nicholas Grant and Joseph Shaw Pages: 156 Publisher: Syngress ISBN: 1597499927 Introduction “Unified Communications is the integration of real-time communication services such as instant messaging, presence information, telephony (including IP telephony), video conferencing, data sharing, call control and speech recognition with non-real-time communication services such as unified messaging (integrated voicemail, e-mail, SMS and fax),” Wikipedia explains.