How They Popped The Penguin: The Bash Attack And What It Means For Linux Data Security

Posted by the_doctor on Oct 11, 2013 3:02 PM EDT
Forbes; By Michael Venables
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Data security is something that most people don’t want to think about. In our age of persistent connectivity, most data users, whether they are on a desktop, laptop or cell phone, connect to their data without thinking of the security risks of transmitting their data by connecting to a public network or an unsecured network of any kind. And most users think of data security in terms of malicious hacks on Windows and maybe a Mac once in a while. No one would ever think of screwing with Tux, he’s so cute and all, and everyone loves good old open-sourced Linux, right? Well, no, yes and yes, but . . .

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