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  • Checklist: Should I use Linux?

    04.09.2014

    For those who arenít sure how to evaluate the efficacy of Linux for themselves, we have created a simple guide that can walk you through the criteria you need to look at.

  • Linux systems infiltrated and controlled in a DDoS botnet

    03.09.2014

    Akamai Technologies is alerting enterprises to a high-risk threat of IptabLes and IptabLex infections on Linux systems.

  • Critical de-anonymization 0-days found in Tails

    22.07.2014

    Tails, the security-focused Debian-based Linux distribution favoured by Edward Snowden, journalists and privacy-minded users around the world, sports a number of critical vulnerabilities that can lead to the user's identity to be discovered by attackers.

  • Mayhem malware ropes Linux, UNIX servers into botnets

    18.07.2014

    A new malware that researchers have dubbed Mayhem is being used to target Linux and Unix web servers and has so far compromised over 1,400 Linux and FreeBSD servers around the world, warn researchers from Russian Internet giant Yandex.

  • Exploiting wildcards on Linux

    27.06.2014

    DefenseCode released an advisory in which researcher Leon Juranic details security issues related to using wildcards in Unix commands.




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USBdriveby: Compromising computers with a $20 microcontroller

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  Security researcher Samy Kamkar has devised a fast and easy way to compromise an unlocked computer and open a backdoor on it: a simple and cheap ($20) pre-programmed Teensy microcontroller.


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