A severe flaw has been found in Linux Systemd
Systemd, the Linux system and service manager, has become more prevalent than init as a Linux startup and control program. However, it has always faced criticism from some quarters. Now, after the discovery of a security bug in systemd by Qualys, systemd will have even more critics.
How bad is t...
Linux kernel loses IDE support in release candidate of version 5.14
Linus Torvalds published the first release candidate for version 5.14 of the Linux kernel. Torvalds had some remarks accompanying the release, where he made clear his hopes that the release cycle will be smooth, with observations about the smoothness of the process related to the size of the releas...
Rust in the Linux Kernel is getting support from Google and ISRG
A recent proposal to make the Rust programming language one of the two main languages for the Linux kernel is getting a major boost from Google and the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG). The group is behind the Let’s Encrypt certificate authority.
The main goal for this proposal is to pu...
Linux 5.13 hits rc5, Linus Torvalds mildly concerned
The fifth Linux Kernel version 5.13 has just been released, and Linus Torvalds believes that the release will start shrinking soon
Linus Torvalds has been slightly concerned about how the releases have not calmed down yet. The rc5 is of average size, so he hopes that the releases will be shrinki...
Google wants to add Rust programming language to Linux kernel
Google has made its first moves to add support for Rust to the Linux kernel. The company sees the programming language as an opportunity to write better and more secure code for the kernel.
Kernels have been written primarily in C for almost half a century. This programming language provides the...
Linux vulnerability allows hackers to attack devices through wi-fi
Linux kernel has been found to contain an error, which provides hackers with the
opportunity to crash devices using Realtek's WiFi chips. In some cases, it is
also possible to take over devices. The error has existed for 6 years, until now.
vulnerability is located in the RTLWIFI driver,...