Qoppa Software updates Java PDF development tools
The updated PDF processing and conversion SDK includes full Java 17 support, LTV-enabled signatures, PDF-X1/X3 conversion and font enhancements.
Qoppa develops PDF solutions. The firm recently released a new version of its Java PDF development tools and components.
Developers use Qoppa’s P... Read more
Antivirus vendor Dr. Web reports that the malware comes in two variants capable of attacking Linux-based WordPress sites by exploiting outdated plugins. The first variant found, Linux.BackDoor.Wo... Read more
Kali Linux 2022.4 brings new tools, Azure images and desktop updates
Kali Linux 2022.4 is now available. The release includes new features and tools, as well as Azure images and desktop updates.
Kali Linux 2022.4, the fourth and last version of 2022, has been released. The update contains new QEMU and Azure images, tools and enhanced desktop experiences.
The K... Read more
Hackers hijack Linux devices using PRoot-isolated file systems
Hackers are using BYOF (bring your own filesystem) attacks to abuse the open-source Linux PRoot utility and develop a consistent source of harmful tools compatible with Linux devices.
A BYOF attack involves a threat actor building a malicious file system on their devices that includes a typical ... Read more
Linus Torvalds announces 8th release candidate of Linux 6.1
Linux chief Linus Torvalds has announced the eighth release candidate of Linux 6.1.
Torvalds has been critical of codebase aspects in recent weeks. Still, the situation seems to have stabilized somewhat as we head close in on the final release. The announcement of the eighth release candidate (... Read more
Linus Torvalds warns that Linux 6.2 merge will clash with Christmas
Linux chief Linus Torvalds has warned contributors that the project's development cycle will clash with Christmas. Developers are advised to have their work ready prior to the holidays.
The warning was included in Torvalds' weekly development update, where he also announced the release candidate... Read more
OpenSSL 3.0.7 patches two high-risk vulnerabilities
OpenSSL version 3.0.7 is now available and should be applied as soon as possible, the developers say.
OpenSSL version 3.0.7 was announced last week as an important security fix. The vulnerabilities patched with this release are CVE-2022-3786 (X.509 Email Address Variable Length Buffer Over... Read more
You can now repair exFAT drives with Linux
Linux exFAT Programs 1.2 allows users to repair corrupted filesystems.
The exFAT filesystem is the successor to FAT32. exFAT was developed by Microsoft and is used by Windows for many types of storage devices like SD cards and USB flash drives.
exFAT is the reason why hundreds of millions of ... Read more
Ubuntu 22.10 gains ground as operating system for IoT devices
Canonical launched Ubuntu 22.10. The latest version of the Linux operating system introduces multiple features for IoT devices and Ubuntu management.
Ubuntu is one of the most widely used Linux distributions. Large organizations use the operating system for VMs and devices in cloud and edge env... Read more
Linux kernel 6.1 update brings various fixes and features
Although Linux 6.1 is still accepting contributions, we can already look forward to various interesting features, such as hardware tests and wifi security fixes.
Recently, five new vulnerabilities regarding Linux's Wi-Fi control have been identified, which will be fixed in the upcoming kernel 6.... Read more