Tagged: Linux

Library Updated

 

Library

Quick and small update to the Online Library.  Starting a collection of useful Unix/Linux/BSD commands that we felt was worth sharing as we use them more and more.  The library can be found from the Main Menu located just under our header graphic.

Shellshock botnet targets Akamai, as well as US DoD networks.

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Attackers were quick to capitalized on the  Shellshock Bash command interpreter bug disclosed yesterday.  Constructing a botnet that is rapidly try to infect other servers, according to a security researcher. (more…)

Akamai Warns of IptabLes and IptabLex Infection on Linux, DDoS attacks

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, Sept. 3, 2014 — Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today released, through the company’s Prolexic Security Engineering & Research Team (PLXsert), a new cybersecurity threat advisory. The advisory alerts enterprises to a high-risk threat of IptabLes and IptabLex infections on Linux systems. Malicious actors may use infected Linux systems to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against the entertainment industry and other verticals.  The advisory is available for download from Prolexic (now part of Akamai) at www.prolexic.com/iptablex.   (more…)

Global Sales, 1M Of Which Were Made In U.K.

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The Raspberry Pi microcomputer, which costs as little as $25/$35 and has helped fledge many a DIY hardware project, has racked up worldwide sales of 1.75 million, its U.K.-based creator, The Raspberry Pi Foundation, said today. The first Pis went on sale in March 2012, with its U.K. makers imagining they might sell a thousand in the first year (in the event they sold circa one million — and are now well on their way to two million).  (more…)

$99 ARM-based PC runs either Ubuntu or Android

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“Utilite” has single- to quad-core Cortex-A9 chip and up to 512GB flash storage.

A new ARM-based Linux PC with a host of capabilities—including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, two Gigabit Ethernet jacks, and five USB ports—goes on sale next month starting at $99.

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