XZ Gets the All-Clear

Apr 15, 2024

The back door xz vulnerability has been officially reverted for Fedora 40 and versions 38 and 39 were never affected.

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Vulnerability Discovered in xz Libraries

Apr 01, 2024

An urgent alert for Fedora 40 has been posted and users should pay attention.

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Linux Machines with Poorly Secured SSH Servers are Under Attack

Dec 29, 2023

A new cryptocurrency miner is attacking Linux servers to co-opt them into a cryptocurrency mining network as well as spreading distributed denial-of-service attacks.

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StripedFly Malware Hiding in Plain Sight as a Cryptocurrency Miner

Nov 01, 2023

A rather deceptive piece of malware has infected 1 million Windows and Linux hosts since 2017.

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Choosing a Spam Filter Spam Filter Mechanics

Apr 20, 2016

Spam filters have different modes of operation. Understanding how they work can help you choose which one to use.

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Strange New Attack Lets an Intruder Gain Access Through a Mouse Dongle

Feb 24, 2016

New intrusion technique affects most non-Bluetooth wireless mice

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New Point-and-Click Exploit Kit Appears in the Wild

Nov 18, 2015

3ROS attack tool lowers the technical bar so anyone can be an intruder.

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New Password Looter Tool Steals Passwords from a Password Manager

Nov 04, 2015

If attackers are on your system, saving your passwords in a password vault is no protection.

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