Panchan malware spreads across networks through Linux servers
The peer-to-peer Panchan malware spreads throughout educational institutes using Linux servers to mine cryptocurrencies.
Discovered by Akamai researchers in March, the virus spreads using stolen SSH keys and operates its cryptomining malware in devices' memory. Instead of stealing intellectual p... Read more
‘Symbiote malware hides like a parasite in Linux OS’
Researchers at Intezer and BlackBerry discovered a new malware variant for Linux-based operating systems. Symbiote behaves like a parasite to evade detection.
The Linux malware latches onto operating systems' processes. Ultimately, Symbiote allows hackers to intercept login data and set up backd... Read more
SUSE updates Linux Enterprise Server 15 and Rancher
The latest versions of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Rancher and Rancher Desktop are now available.
SUSE develops a Linux distribution and several container orchestration solutions. Both offerings have been updated. SUSE presented the news at SUSECON Digital, an annual conference.
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Linux kernel 5.18 is officially available
Version 5.18 of the Linux kernel has officially been released. The final release followed after eight release candidates. In the meantime, preparations for version 5.19 have started.
According to Linux chief Linus Torvalds, the final release of version 5.18 hasn't undergone significant changes o... Read more
Nvidia releases open-source GPU kernel modules
The new Linux models promise to greatly benefit Linux distribution providers.
NVIDIA is openly publishing Linux GPU kernel modules with a dual GPL/MIT license, starting with the R515 driver. The source code for these kernel modules can now be found in the NVIDIA Open GPU Kernel Modules repo on G... Read more
Red Hat announces new connected set of application services
Red Hat Application Foundations aims to accelerate containerized application development and delivery.
Red Hat announced the launch of Red Hat Application Foundations. The new platform is a connected set of application services that together with Red Hat OpenShift, help accelerate containerized ... Read more
Linux 5.17 is live: more support for RISC-V, AMD and Intel
Linux 5.17 is available. The kernel strengthens support for RISC-V, AMD and Intel CPUs.
5.17 was delayed at the last minute due to the discovery of Spectre vulnerabilities in Intel and AMD processors. Lead developer Linus Torvalds pushed the deadline back by a week. The past few days were used t... Read more
New Linux botnet exploits Log4j
The malware uses DNS tunneling for communications
A recently discovered botnet under active development targets Linux systems, attempting to ensnare them into an army of bots ready to steal sensitive info, installing rootkits, creating reverse shells, and acting as web traffic proxies.
The ne... Read more
QNAP warns of severe Linux bug
The vulnerability affects most of the company's NAS devices.
Taiwan-based hardware vendor QNAP warns most of its Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices are impacted by a high severity Linux vulnerability dubbed 'Dirty Pipe' that allows attackers with local access to gain root privileges.
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Final release of Linux 5.17 kernel is delayed
The Linux 5.17 kernel was scheduled for last week, but has been held up by embargoed patches for Spectre vulnerabilities in AMD processors.
The final release of the 5.17 Linux kernel has been delayed due to the late release of patches for Spectre vulnerabilities in AMD processors. Linux chief Li... Read more