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The top three Linux 6.9 kernel upgrades

The recently released Linux 6.9 kernel brings several significant updates and improvements. Here are the most important ones.

Gomir Linux Backdoor Deployed by Kimsuky APT in South Korean Cyberattacks

The Kimsuky APT group, reportedly linked to North Korea's Reconnaissance General Bureau (RGB), has been identified deploying a Linux version of its GoBear backdoor called Gomir. The Gomir backdoor is structurally similar to GoBear, leading to concerns within the cybersecurity community. The overlapping code between malware variants raises questions regarding the extent of the threat and the potential implications for targeted organizations.

Kinsing Hacker Group Exploits More Flaws, Expands Cryptojacking Botnet

  • - Hybrid RSS; By Dave Wreski (Posted by bob on May 19, 2024 10:27 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story, Security; Groups: Linux
The Kinsing hacker group, or H2Miner, has been orchestrating illicit cryptocurrency mining campaigns since 2019 and poses a persistent security threat. The group continuously evolves its toolkit by integrating newly disclosed vulnerabilities to expand its botnet.

Research Indicates All Linux Vendor Kernels Are Insecure - But There's a Fix!

Recent research sheds light on the security vulnerabilities prevalent in Linux vendor kernels due to flawed engineering processes that backport fixes. It emphasizes the importance of using the most up-to-date kernel releases for enhanced security, challenging the traditional vendor-bound kernel model.

Open Source Initiative tries to define Open Source AI

  • The Register (Posted by bob on May 19, 2024 3:12 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Meanwhile, the creator of Open Source Definition argues the real problem is unauthorized copying The Open Source Initiative – the non-profit overseeing the Open Source Definition, which lays out the requirements for software licenses – is taking its effort to define Open Source AI to the wisdom of the crowds.…

Winamp is not going open source. Heres what it is doing - and why

  • ZDNET; By Steven Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on May 18, 2024 10:06 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Multimedia
To refresh its once iconic Windows media player, Winamp is kind of, sort of opening up the source code. See what that means for users and developers.

Exploring the Central Role of Linux in Quantum Computing

  • - Hybrid RSS; By Brittany Day (Posted by bob on May 18, 2024 8:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story, Security; Groups: Linux
The intersection of Linux and quantum computing has become increasingly apparent, emphasizing the importance of Linux-based operating systems in developing and deploying quantum computing technologies. As quantum computing technology advances, there is a growing need for operating systems that can support quantum computing frameworks. This interdisciplinary discussion should be particularly interesting to Linux admins, infosec professionals, internet security enthusiasts, and sysadmins as the impact on security and infrastructure is significant.

Gentoo and NetBSD ban 'AI' code, but Debian doesn't -- yet

The problem isn't just that LLM-bot generated code is bad – it's where it came from Comment The Debian project has decided against joining Gentoo Linux and NetBSD in rejecting program code generated with the assistance of LLM tools, such as Github's Copilot.…

How to Install OpenProject on Debian 12

OpenProject is a project management software written in Ruby on Rails and AnguilarJS. This tutorial will walk you through the OpenProject project management software installation on the Debian 12 server.

Registration Open: Fedora 40 Release Party on May 24-25

Join us next weekend on Friday and Saturday, May 24-25 to celebrate the release of Fedora Linux 40! We’re going to be hearing from community members inside and outside of the Fedora Project on what is new in Fedora 40, what we can look forward to next, and how we come together as a community. […]

Understanding Ownership and Access Control for Enhanced Security

In the digital age, securing files and controlling access to them is paramount. File permissions play a crucial role in maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of data. This article delves into the intricacies of file permissions, ownership, and access control, providing a guide to understanding and managing these aspects effectively.

How to Install and Configure Meilisearch on Debian 12

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on May 17, 2024 6:48 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Debian, Linux
Meilisearch is an open-source search engine written in Rust language. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Meilisearch in production on a Debian 12 server and use it to perform several simple searches.

EPIC Mainboard with PCIe x4 Slot and Dual 2.5 GbE Ports

EPIC Mainboard with PCIe x4 Slot and Dual 2.5 GbE Ports The NANO-EHL by ICP Germany is an EPIC single board computer designed for robust performance and flexibility in industrial applications. Equipped with the Intel Celeron J6412 processor, this board targets automation, control systems, panel PCs, vending machines, and other embedded systems.

How to Install and Use Nessus Vulnerability Scanner on Debian 12

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on May 17, 2024 2:12 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Debian, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Nessus is an open-source network vulnerability scanner for vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, and ethical hacking. In this tutorial, we'll walk you through the Nessus Network Security Scanner installation on the Debian 12 server. You will also perform the first host scan with Nessus to detect security vulnerabilities against target hosts.

SeeedStudio Previews R1000 Powered by Raspberry Pi CM4

SeeedStudio Previews R1000 Powered by Raspberry Pi CM4

Are all Linux vendor kernels insecure? A new study says yes, but theres a fix

All vendor kernels are plagued with security vulnerabilities, according to a CIQ whitepaper. Will the Linux community ever accept upstream stable kernels?

How to Install Odoo 17 ERP Software on Rocky Linux 9

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on May 16, 2024 11:51 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Odoo (formerly known as OpenERP) is a self-hosted suite of over 10,000 open-source applications well suited for various business needs, including CRM, eCommerce, accounting, inventory, project management, and point of sale. This tutorial will teach us to install Odoo 16 Stack on a Rocky Linux 9 server.

Put Rescuezilla 2.5 on a bootable key -- before you need it

  • The Register (Posted by bob on May 16, 2024 9:47 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
Sort of a FOSS Norton Ghost, now updated to Ubuntu 24.04 base A fresh release of Rescuezilla, a free Ubuntu-based rescue disk for imaging the drives of a sickly computer, is available.…

Managing User Storage Limits With Linux Disk Quotas

This article delves into the intricacies of Linux disk quotas, explaining how they work, how to set them up, and how to manage system resources more effectively through their use.

Meet Pi-CARD: Serving up a digital assistant on Raspberry Pi

LLMs running on a dedicated card: The final frontier as hacker makes it so Consider your wish for an AI digital assistant that runs locally and offline officially granted. Not by a major industry player, naturally – your personal data is too enticing – but by a guy on GitHub who built one to run on a Raspberry Pi. …

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