With so many consumers relying on mobile devices these days, it is no surprise criminals continue to look for new ways to take advantage. A new exploit recently uncovered by researchers shows how assailants can read WiFi-based traffic between devices. Around 41% of all current Android devices are susceptible to such an exploit. This issue goes […]
According to NSD Executive Board chairperson, Eddie Astanin, their ultimate objective is to establish a Blockchain infrastructure for novel financial products to operate on.
New transparent Blockchain-based Cloud Platform? Oracle, SAP, Intel, Cisco, IBM are working towards it.
Oracle has officially become a member of the Blockchain development program called “Hyperledger” as of late August 2017.
It has been a while since we last saw a new malware threat in the form of a cryptocurrency miner. Do not be mistaken in thinking cybercriminals have given up on the idea, though. A new cryptocurrency mining malware referred to as Linux.BTCMine.26 is actively distributed to Linux computers using default Telnet credentials. Unlike what the name […]
Sony and IBM have partnered up to develop a new educational platform that employs Blockchain technology in securing and sharing student records.
Not a week goes by without WikiLeaks unveiling some more condemning evidence of the CIA’s malware tools. The latest reveal is Aeris, an automated implement which affects many different distributions of the Linux operating system. This particular tool packs quite a lot of features under the hood in an effort to gather as much intelligence as possible. […]
The Linux operating system is usually safe from most malware attacks. However, a new type of ransomware is shaking things up a bit. Erebus is a Linux ransomware variant which can impact enterprise servers. It is also the malware which affected the South Korean NAYANA hosting provider. Erebus Ransomware Could Be a Massive Threat Most people […]
No one will be surprised to learn the CIA has quite a few hacking tools in its arsenal. Although Windows is the dominant computer operating system in the world, the intelligence agency created at least one malware tool to infiltrate Linux systems. OutlawCountry, as this tool is known, has been around since June of 2015. […]
A lot of advanced Bitcoin users rely on a Linux distribution to keep their wallet safe. That is not a bad idea, considering the Windows operating system is often targeted by malware and ransomware. However, a new Samba vulnerability can cause major attacks against any Linux computer as well. Bitcoin users need to be aware […]
Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Composer has been accepted into incubation. Are better business blockchains around the corner?
IBM has recently discovered that the Mirai Internet of Things (IoT) botnet has been actively installing Bitcoin mining code on some victims’ computers. This botnet has been used in some of the largest known distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks such as the takedown of Dyn DNS, which experts say was the largest of its kind in history. Also read: Lots […]
Electrum, a leading Bitcoin wallet service provider has launched its software for systems powered by Fedora operating system. The new release makes installation easier for those using the Fedora distribution of Linux operating system. The Electrum Bitcoin wallet for Fedora can be installed through GNOME Software or dnf on Fedora 25. In order to do […]
Supercomputers are one of those topics that keep a large part of the world guessing as to their meaning. One thing everyone can agree on, however, is how Linux is clearly the most prominent operating system on these machines. With 498 out of 500 supercomputers running Linux, it is evident that this operating system provides […]
Bitcoin users who are running a Linux distribution may want to take special notice. A recently discovered vulnerability will crash nearly any Linux distro in circulation. All it takes is 48 characters of code to exploit a vulnerability in the systemd component. This process is integral to the boot process of nearly every lInux distribution […]