The Linux kernel team has released a patch to fix a security bug that could allow an attacker to execute code with elevated privileges.
Security researchers at Google have found seven security bugs in the Dnsmasq application that put an inestimable number of desktops, servers, smartphones, routers, and other IoT devices at risk of hacking.
Canonical engineer Dimitri John Ledkov announced on Wednesday that Ubuntu does not plan to offer 32-bit ISO installation images for its new OS version starting with the next release — Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) scheduled for release on October 19.
Multiple Linux distros are issuing security updates for OS versions that still use an older kernel branch after it recently came to light that a mild memory bug was in reality much worse, and the bug was recently categorized as a security flaw.
Bashware is the name of a new technique that allows malware to use a new Windows 10 feature called Subsystem for Linux (WSL) to bypass security software installed on an endpoint.
A malware author has created a new cryptocurrency miner that infects Linux devices that use open or default Telnet credentials.
Today, Wikileaks published more documents part of its Vault 7 CIA exposé series, revealing new manuals for three tools named Achilles, Aeris, and SeaPea, part of a larger CIA project named Imperial.
Because Windows executables haven't wreaked enough damage on Windows computers, now you can use malformed MSI files to run malicious code on Linux systems.
Two implementations of the Kerberos authentication protocol received patches this week against a vulnerability that allowed a threat actor to bypass authentication procedures.
WikiLeaks dumped today the documentation of two CIA hacking tools codenamed BothanSpy and Gyrfalcon, both designed to steal SSH credentials from Windows and Linux systems, respectively.
A new feature added in test snapshots for OpenBSD releases will create a unique kernel every time an OpenBSD user reboots or upgrades his computer.
WikiLeaks dumped today a manual describing a new CIA malware strain. Called OutlawCountry, this is malware designed for Linux operating systems.
A bug in systemd — an init system used in many Linux distributions to start and manage processes — allows an attacker to crash or take over machines via malicious DNS packets.
Nayana, a web hosting provider based in South Korea, announced it is in the process of paying a three-tier ransom demand of nearly $1 million worth of Bitcoin, following a ransomware infection that encrypted data on customer' servers.
A vulnerability nicknamed "Stack Clash" allows an attacker to gain root privileges on a UNIX system and take over vulnerable machines.
There are 2,306,820 devices connected to the Internet at the moment that feature open ports for SMB services, the same protocol that was used to infect hundreds of thousands of computers with the WannaCry ransomworm a month ago.
An unknown threat actor is using a vulnerability in Samba installations to take over Linux machines and use them as pawns in a vast cryptocurrency mining operation.