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Linux Kernel Can Be Exploited Remotely; Kernel Prior To 5.0.8 Affected

By |2019-09-07T14:09:14-04:00September 7th, 2019|Categories: Tech News|Tags: , , , |

Linux Kernel Can Be Exploited Remotely; Kernel Prior To 5.0.8 Affected. We keep coming across various security loopholes in different software on a daily basis, but it rarely happens that Linux kernel gets crippled by a high-impact flaw. However, things are looking a bit different today as millions of Linux systems have been found to [...]

Windows 10 gets Arch Linux, one of the trickiest distros around

By |2019-09-02T16:10:13-04:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Tech News|Tags: , , |

Windows 10 gets Arch Linux, one of the trickiest distros around. There are a number of Linux distros available for Windows 10 that you can grab straight from the Microsoft Store – Ubuntu or Debian, to pluck out a couple of examples – but now there’s a new introduction in the form of Arch Linux (with caveats which we’ll [...]

Linux Kernel Prior to 5.0.8 Vulnerable to Remote Code Execution

By |2019-08-31T18:02:51-04:00August 31st, 2019|Categories: Tech News|Tags: , , |

Linux Kernel Prior to 5.0.8 Vulnerable to Remote Code Execution. Update: Added a link HERE to possible mitigation measures as recommended by Red Hat for a local privilege escalation security flaw found in the Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) module during 2010. Update: TrendMicro has a blog post detailing how this vulnerability works in more detail and that the chances of it being exploited [...]

Microsoft is building the full Linux kernel into Windows 10 as a way to pry developers away from their Apple MacBooks

By |2019-09-08T19:58:00-04:00August 25th, 2019|Categories: Tech News|Tags: , , |

Microsoft is building the full Linux kernel into Windows 10 as a way to pry developers away from their Apple MacBooks. Even at Microsoft, many cloud software developers had stopped using Windows, and started using Apple's Mac laptops and desktops. Indeed, go to any developer event or startup office, and it's common to see row [...]