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.
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.
DefenseCode released an advisory in which researcher Leon Juranic details security issues related to using wildcards in Unix commands.
Another critical bug in an open source SSL/TLS (and DTLS) cryptographic library has been discovered and patched last week.
If you think that you are protected from malware if you use Linux, think again, warn researchers from AV manufacturer Dr.
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