Ubuntu 17.10

Adam Conrad has announced the availability of a new version of the popular Ubuntu distribution. Ubuntu 17.10, which carries the codename “Artful Aardvark” switches the default desktop from Unity to GNOME. “Codenamed “Artful Aardvark”, Ubuntu…


Halloween treats coming to Pokémon GO!

Gastly, Drowzee, Cubone, and other spooky Pokémon are back again this Halloween, and this time, they’re bringing some special friends! Sableye, Banette, and a few other Ghost-type Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region will…



How to keep your WordPress site secure

Open source software like WordPress has a reputation for beingless secure than closed source, and that’s not necessarily true, according to cybersecurity firm SiteLock president Neill Feather. TechRepublic’s Dan Patterson met with Feather to discuss…


Secure Wifi Hijacked by KRACK Vulns in WPA2

All modern WiFi access points and devices that have implemented the protocol vulnerable to attacks that allow decryption, traffic hijacking other attacks. Second, unrelated crypto vulnerability also found in RSA code library in TPM chips….


Debian releases fresh install media

About a week after the Debian project released fresh installation media containing bug fixes since the launch of Debian 9, the project has provided a new set of install media. This rapid update fixes a…