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Posted by meshal on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 @ 00:04:04 EDT (336 reads)

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.

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Posted by meshal on Saturday, August 09, 2014 @ 09:56:15 EDT (15073 reads)

Your antivirus tool has many different opportunities to protect your PC from attack. It can totally block access to a malicious URL, wipe out the downloaded code on sight, recognize and prevent malicious behavior, even roll back the system changes made by a malware attack.

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Posted by meshal on Friday, August 08, 2014 @ 09:44:40 EDT (9906 reads)
NAS and storage server manufacturer Synology sends word this afternoon that they are informing their customers of a currently ongoing and dangerous ransomware attack that is targeting Synology devices.
 
Dubbed SynoLocker, the ransomware is targeting Internet-exposed Synology servers and utilizing a hereto-unknown exploit to break in to those systems. From there SynoLocker engages in a Cryptolocker-like ransom scheme, encrypting files stored on the server and then holding the key ransom. The attackers are currently ransoming the key for 0.6 Bitcoins (roughly KWD 99.04 ($350 USD)), a hefty price to pay to get your files back.
 

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Posted by meshal on Friday, August 05, 2011 @ 13:56:13 EDT (13004 reads)
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Posted by meshal on Saturday, March 29, 2008 @ 07:31:26 EDT (8673 reads)

Vancouver (WA) - During a contest in Vancouver where competitors tried to hack Windows, Linux and Apple computers, the Macbook Air was the first to be compromised, taking the winner just two minutes to break into Apple's new thin notebook.

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Posted by meshal on Saturday, March 01, 2008 @ 18:18:13 EST (8668 reads)

A web browser that gave many people their first experience of the web is set to disappear today.

Netscape Navigator, now owned by AOL, will no longer be supported after 1 March 2008, the company has said.

So Long Netscape.

Complete Story at BBC


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Posted by meshal on Saturday, January 12, 2008 @ 05:36:14 EST (10502 reads)

The KDE Community is thrilled to announce the immediate availability of KDE 4.0. This significant release marks both the end of the long and intensive development cycle leading up to KDE 4.0 and the beginning of the KDE 4 era.

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Posted by meshal on Monday, January 07, 2008 @ 17:43:50 EST (50368 reads)

Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has completed deployment of a Sun and Linux-based high performance computing cluster, which will be used for oil reservoir simulations and other intensive computing tasks.

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Posted by meshal on Tuesday, June 26, 2007 @ 19:06:08 EDT (12173 reads)

Hans Reiser is waiting for me, standing on the other side of an imitation-wood table. The room is small, the concrete walls bare. A guard locks the steel door from the outside. There is no sound.

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Posted by meshal on Wednesday, May 16, 2007 @ 17:14:54 EDT (11120 reads)

This course is designed to guide inexperienced users through their first steps into the wonderful (and stable) world of Linux. This process should be as painless as possible and this course covers all the necessary information that a new user needs to start the journey to a place here β€œrebootβ€? just isn’t the standard solution!

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