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Fileless Malware on Linux: Anatomy of an Attack>

Enj, 20/01/2022 - 1:00md
Recent years have demonstrated that Windows users are not the only ones who should be concerned about malware. Linux is becoming an increasingly popular target among malware operators due to the growing popularity of the open-source OS and the high-value devices it powers worldwide. Security researchers from AT&T Alien Labs are now warning that ''cyber gangs have started infecting Linux machines via a fileless malware installation technique that until recently was more commonly used against Windows-based systems''.

LVFS Activity Going Wild Ahead Of New Security Disclosure Requiring Firmware Update>

Mër, 19/01/2022 - 1:00md
The Linux Vendor Firmware Service (LVFS) that integrates with Fwupd for delivering firmware updates primarily to Linux users is surging with around three times the normal traffic volume. Unfortunately, this boost in traffic appears to be due to vendor(s) releasing new system firmware updates ahead of disclosing a presumptive security issue.

New year brings bad news for Linux as 2021 saw up to 10 times more malware samples>

Mar, 18/01/2022 - 1:00md
The new year has brought some bad news for Linux users and enthusiasts. Research reveals that Linux-specific malware saw a 35% increase in 2021 compared to a year before.

Pulling Back the Curtain: About LinuxSecurity.com>

Hën, 17/01/2022 - 2:58md
Welcome to LinuxSecurity.com - the community's central source for information on Linux and open source security since 1996. Whether you're a new visitor or a long-time community member, this article will provide you with insight into the mission behind our site, our history and the content we provide.

Serious Security: Linux full-disk encryption bug fixed – patch now!>

Hën, 17/01/2022 - 1:00md
Lots of people ''run Linux'' without really knowing or caring '' many home routers, navigational aids, webcams and other IoT devices are based on it; the majority of the world's mobile phones run a Linux-derived variant called Android; and many, if not most, of the ready-to-go cloud services out there rely on Linux to host your content.

White House hosts open-source software security summit in light of expansive Log4j flaw>

Pre, 14/01/2022 - 1:00md
Tech giants and federal agencies meet at the White House to discuss open-source software security, a response to the widespread Log4j vulnerability that's worrying industry and cyber leaders.

Network Intrusion Detection Using Snort>

Pre, 14/01/2022 - 6:00pd
This document takes you through the basics of intrusion detection, the steps necessary to configure a host to run the snort network intrusion detection system, testing its operation, and alerting you to possible intrusion events.