Linux

Two DDoS Friendly Bugs Fixed in Linux Kernel

Maintainers behind the Linux kernel have rolled out patches in the past weeks for two bugs that are just ideal for causing havoc via DDoS attacks. Both bugs affect the Linux kernel's TCP stack and are known to...

Malware Found in Arch Linux AUR Package Repository

Malware has been discovered in at least three Arch Linux packages available on AUR (Arch User Repository), the official Arch Linux repository of user-submitted packages. The malicious code has been removed tha...

Ubuntu Reveals Desktop Telemetry for the First Time

Canonical has kept a promise it made in February this year and has made public some of the telemetry it gathered from Ubuntu Desktop users in the past three months. The data was gathered using the Ubuntu Repor...

Malicious Package Found on the Ubuntu Snap Store

An attentive Ubuntu user has spotted today a cryptocurrency miner hidden in the source code of an Ubuntu snap package hosted on the official Ubuntu Snap Store. The app's name is 2048buntu, a clone of the popul...