Tag Archives: Linux

Linux malware detection with Microsoft’s project Freta

[German]Microsoft Research has now announced the Freta project. It is a cloud-based malware detection service to detect rootkits, cryptominers and previously undiscovered malware strains lurking in Linux cloud VM images. Advertising

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Security information for Linux and Exchange

[German]In this blog post I summarize some security information that has come to my attention in the last few hours. These are topics, for which I do not want to publish separate individual contributions in the blog. It is about … Continue reading

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The Slickwraps data leak and the Dirty Cow vulnerability

[German]US Retailer Slickwraps attracted attention because security researchers were able to access protected customer and financial data. The case once again reveals ignorance and unbelievable sloppiness, as a long patchable Dirty Cow vulnerability was exploitable. Advertising

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Bye Windows: Korea is on the move toward Linux

[German]In South Korea, the government is on the move to get rid of its dependence on Windows to some extent. Three large organizations have decided to exodus from Windows and plan to switch to Linux. Advertising

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WinBtrfs Version 1.6 released

[German]Brief information for users, who want to access Linux Btrfs disks under Windows. Blog reader Gero S. pointed out to me (thanks for that) that version 1.6 was released on February 4, 2020. I had introduced version 1.5 in the … Continue reading

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Windows 12: A Linux Light with Windows 10 Theme

[German]A Windows that lets people work just without the need to upgrade? Works alongside Windows 7 or 10 and doesn’t even cost anything. That’s a hot promise for Windows 7 switchers whodon’t like Windows 10. Therefore the successor is called … Continue reading

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Debian 9.12 and 10.3 released

[German]The Debian project has released new installation images for Debian 9.12 and 10.3 this weekend (February 8th) I had already seen it, but blog reader Ralf explicitly points it out in this comment (thanks for that). Advertising

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Windows 7 End of Live: Ubuntu promotes a switch to Linux

[German]Windows 7 SP1 will no longer receive security updates for the majority of users from January 14 , 2020. The Ubuntu team have seized the opportunity and are promoting a switch to Linux. Something like Bye Microsoft, Hello Linux’. I … Continue reading

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Vulnerability CVE-2019-19377 in Linux Kernel 5.0.21

The Linux kernel 5.0.21 contains a use after free vulnerability CVE-2019-19377. The vulnerability documented on 29.11.2019 with a CVE number is currently awaiting analysis. Advertising

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Windows driver WinBtrfs v1.5 for Linux file system released

[German]Short information for people who want to access Linux Btrfs disks under Windows. The Window driver WinBtrfs v1.5 has just been released. Blog reader Gero S. pointed this out to me (thanks for that). Addendum: Version 1.5 crashes the file … Continue reading

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