Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/05/malicious-flashlight-apps/ Whether you need to put your key in the lock on a dark night, or explore the depths of the cupboard under the stairs, having a flashlight app on … Read more
Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3246025/home-tech/49-off-cyberpower-surge-protector-3-ac-outlet-with-2-usb-2-1a-charging-ports-deal-alert.html#tk.rss_all The Professional Surge Protector CSP300WUR1 safeguards common home and office devices, such as computers and electronics, by absorbing spikes in energy caused by storms and electrical power surges. Designed for … Read more
Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/display-asterisks-type-password-terminal/ When you type passwords in a web browser login or any GUI login, the passwords will be masked as asterisks like ******** or bullets like •••••••••••••. This is the … Read more
Full Article : Linux.com – https://www.linux.com/news/intel-deploying-updates-spectre-and-meltdown-exploits-0 Intel reports that company has developed and is rapidly issuing updates for all types of Intel-based computer systems — including personal computers and servers — that render those systems … Read more
Full Article : TechNewsWorld – http://www.technewsworld.com/story/85010.html?rss=1 “Girls in Tech is a global nonprofit. We focus on engagement, education, and empowerment of girls and women in technology,” said Ishita Mandhan, a software engineer at LSQ and … Read more
Full Article : Linux.com – https://www.linux.com/news/enterprise-roles-open-source-compliance No individual, no matter how adept, can successfully implement open source compliance across an entire organization. Keeping track of where and how open source code is used, approved, and … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/phony-android-security-apps-in-google-play-store-found-distributing-malware-and-tracking-users/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 36 apps posing as tools to keep users safe from attacks were actually installing malware on user’s devices.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-meltdown-spectre-fix-how-to-check-if-your-av-is-blocking-microsoft-patch/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Antivirus firms play patch catch-up, as Microsoft releases Meltdown firmware updates for Surface devices.
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/05/microsoft-powershell-meltdown-spectre-script/ In the wake of the Meltdown and Spectre chip bug revelations, people around the world are wondering whether or not they are affected. Bearing in mind the number of … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/05/industry-cyber-attacks/ Cyber attacks on industrial organizations are a growing problem, with 28 percent admitting they faced an attack in 2017, compared to only 20 percent in 2016. This is among … Read more
Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3245774/data-center/law-order-it-victims-unit.html#tk.rss_all Database admin pilot fish at this state law-enforcement agency is spending too much of his time dealing with an unruly mainframe database system that’s less than a year old. … Read more
Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3244125/web-browsers/chrome-extensions-supercharge-google-drive.html#tk.rss_all Google Drive is useful all by itself, but a number of Chrome browser extensions add more functions to Google’s cloud storage and office apps service. I covered several of … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/05/intel-patches-meltdown-spectre/ With Meltdown and Spectre turning into something of a PR disaster for Intel, the chip-maker has promised that patches will be made available for the vast majority of modern … Read more
Full Article : Linux.com – https://www.linux.com/news/get-started-spinnaker-kubernetes In this tutorial, I will walk you through how to setup and configure Spinnaker on Minikube. Once it is up and running, we will deploy and scale a containerized … Read more
Full Article : Linux.com – https://www.linux.com/news/know-when-implement-serverless-vs-containers Serverless computing is either the perfect answer to an application deployment problem or an expensive disaster waiting to happen. VMs, containers and serverless architecture all have distinct pros and cons, but … Read more
Full Article : LinOxide – https://linoxide.com/linux-how-to/download-packages-without-installing-rpm-distros/ Yum and Dnf package managers are used in RedHat distributions namely RedHat, CentOS and Fedora mostly for installation, reinstallation, update, upgrade and removal of rpm packages. Today, we’ll take … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/05/apple-meltdown-spectre-patches/ Apple has confirmed that all of its Macs, iPhones and iPads are affected by the recently revealed Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. The company points out that while a huge … Read more
Full Article : Tecmint – https://www.tecmint.com/tlp-increase-and-optimize-linux-battery-life/ TLP is a free open source, feature-rich and command line tool for advanced power management, which helps to optimize battery life in laptops powered by Linux. It runs on … Read more
Full Article : Opensource.com – https://opensource.com/article/18/1/tamarind-tree-school-india Located in a sleepy village just two hours away from the bustling metropolis of Mumbai is a school that defies traditional educational models by collaboratively owning, building, and sharing … Read more
Full Article : Opensource.com – https://opensource.com/article/18/1/eclipse-microprofile Enterprise Java has been defined by two players: Spring on one side and Java Enterprise Edition on the other. The Java EE set of specifications was developed in the … Read more
Full Article : Opensource.com – https://opensource.com/article/18/1/tools-hoteling The tourism industry has been gaining momentum for decades. In fact, many countries’ economies and political stability rely on tourism and travel industries. Macau, for example, generates $26.6 billion … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/apple-confirms-iphone-mac-affected-by-meltdown-spectre-vulnerabilities/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The iPhone maker has confirmed all Mac systems and devices running iOS are affected by the vulnerabilities, but also said there are currently no known exploits.
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/04/dell-ubuntu-xps-13-developer-edition/ If you want a computer pre-loaded with a Linux-based operating system, you can never go wrong with System76. After all, that company focuses entirely on Linux — it does … Read more
Full Article : Fedora Magazine – https://fedoramagazine.org/kpti-new-kernel-feature-mitigate-meltdown/ A new set of vulnerabilities were disclosed recently. As part of mitigating “meltdown”, the kernel introduced a new feature called Kernel Page Table Isolation (KPTI). This was a … Read more