Attackers are increasingly living off the land

The use of fileless threats and dual-use tools by attackers is becoming more common. There is an increased discussion around threats that adopt so called “living off the land” tactics. Attackers are increasingly making use…



IoT Devices Plagued by Lesser-Known Security Hole

Internet of Things devices are security-challenged enough, but they’re also being massively exposed on the public Internet – this time via MQTT communications, a researcher will show at Black Hat USA. An oft-forgotten 90s-era communications…


New features coming to openSUSE

The release of openSUSE 42.3 is expected to be published around the end of July. “The next minor version of openSUSE Leap is version 42.3. The release is mostly a refresh and hardware enablement release…


FreeBSD 11.1-RC2

As the FreeBSD team prepares fr the release f FreeBSD 11.1, the developers have been hard at work fixing lingering bugs. The FreeBSD team has announced a new release candidate, 11.1-RC2, for testing. The new…


Linux Kernel 4.12: “One of The Bigger Releases”

Linus Torvalds released Linux kernel 4.12 on Sunday, July 2 and remarked how it was “one of the bigger releases historically.” Indeed, just shy of 12,000 commits, only 4.9 was significantly larger, and that was…