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Rust in the Linux Kernel is getting support from Google and ISRG

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... Read more

date3 years ago
Linux 5.13 hits rc5, Linus Torvalds mildly concerned

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... Read more

date3 years ago
Google wants to add Rust programming language to Linux kernel

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... Read more

date3 years ago
Linux vulnerability allows hackers to attack devices through wi-fi

Linux vulnerability allows hackers to attack devices through wi-fi

The 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. The vulnerability is located in the RTLWIFI driver,... Read more

date5 years ago
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