Kernel News Benchmarking FutexesAug 23, 2012
Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.more »
Table of Contents: 143 Intrusion PreventionAug 23, 2012
New vulnerabilities appear every day. To keep your network safe, you need to think like an attacker.more »
Android's market share climbs to 64.1%– up 20.7 percentage points from 2011.more »
Free Software licenses could face legal challenges in some European jurisdictions.more »
GIMP 2.8 An overview of the new features in GIMP 2.8Jul 24, 2012
Although the developers of GIMP version 2.8 have not achieved all their goals, they’ve awakened great expectations with some impressive new features.more »
- Red Hat Addresses Secure Boot
- FSF Addresses Secure Boot
- Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Welcome EditorialJul 24, 2012
Since they print my picture with this column, I have little hope of concealing my age, so I’ll just come out and say that I remember Ronald Reagan’s first year in office in 1981 – in fact, I was already a young adult at that time and was living in Reagan’s home state of California, working my first professional job after college. Reagan became known as “the great communicator” for the hypnotic optimism with which he could render his own point of view. In a speech somewhere around that time, the new president made a comment that was something like “We have come a long way since before we knew we had a problem with racism.”more »
• Red Hat and Dell combine for hard/software IT solutions
• Fedora 17 released
• News Bites
HP's annual Cyber Risk report offers a bleak look at the state of IT.
But what do the big numbers really mean?
.NET Core execution engine is the basis for cross-platform .NET implementations.
The Xnote trojan hides itself on the target system and will launch a variety of attacks on command.
Spammers go low-volume, and 90% of IE browsers are unpatched.
Adobe scrambles to release patches for vulnerable Flash Player.
Four-inch-long computer on a stick lets you boot a full Linux system from any HDMI display device.
New statute would require companies to report break-ins to consumers.
Weird data transfer technique avoids all standard security measures.
FIDO alliance declares the beginning of the end for old-style login authentication.