Linus Torvalds has released the new 2.6.25 kernel just slightly behind schedule. Besides improvements to the CFS scheduler and a plethora of new drivers, the kernel also introduces a political aspect: it debars non-GPLd USB drivers.more »
A recent survey by the Linux Foundation (LF) on Linux kernel development shows that the number of kernel developers has tripled in the last three years. In most cases the developers' work is funded by corporate sponsorship.more »
The new "linux-next" Git tree, which aims to simplify and accelerate kernel development is more or less complete.more »
Andrew Morton had a dream: a new kernel tree which would make kernel development easier to follow and more efficient. He looked for a maintainer and found one in Stephen Rothwell.more »
Recent kernel versions back to the older kernel 2.6.17 may contain a vulnerability that can be exploited by local attackers.more »
The biggest change to the second alpha version of Opensuse 11 has to be the inclusion of KDE 4, which now replaces the older KDE version 3.5.8.more »
Linus Torvalds has announced the first release candidate of the new 2.6.25 kernel, codenamed "Bloody Large".more »
A controversial patch for the imminent kernel 2.6.25 is causing much debate in the developer community: in a similar move to one he made two years ago, the well-known kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman has submitted a patch that prevents closed source USB drivers from using the kernel's USB driver API.more »
According to a report, many potential victims of the Heartbleed attack have patched their systems, but few have cleaned up the crime scene to protect themselves from the effects of a previous intrusion.
DARPA and NICTA release the code for the ultra-secure microkernel system used in aerial drones.
Should you trust an online service to store your online passwords?
New B+ board lets you build cool things without the complication of a powered USB hub.
Redmond rushes in to root out alleged malware haven.
New initiative will bring futuristic virtual reality effects to the web surfing experience.
Dyreza malware launches a man-in-the-middle attack that compromises SSL.
New cloud combines worldwide access with local attention to data security.
A first cousin of the recent Heartbleed attack affects EAP-based wireless and peer-to-peer authentication.
FOSS community acts to protect freedom of choice for laptop devices.