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How to Install and Configure Fail2ban on Ubuntu 22.04

Fail2ban is free and open-source intrusion prevention system software (IPS). Learn how to install and configure Fail2ban on Ubuntu 22.04 here.
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Best Wi-Fi Security & Performance Testing Tools for 2022

Modern Wi-Fi networks are more secure than early versions, but they still require support. Learn about the best Wi-Fi security & performance testing tools here.
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Open Source Software Security: Turning Sand into Concrete

Last week I had the privilege of participating in the Open Source Software Security Summit II in Washington, DC. The Linux Foundation and OpenSSF gathered around 100 participants from enterprise, the U.S. government, and the open source community to agree on an action plan to help increase the security of open source software.  If you […]

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Log4j Vulnerability Puts Enterprise Data Lakes and AI at Risk

The Apache Log4j vulnerability, Log4Shell bug, is one of the most critical in the history of cybersecurity. Learn how it puts data lakes and AI at risk.
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Is Linux Really the Most Secure OS? Facts and Myths About Linux Security

This article offers a quick look into security on Linux and covers popular facts and myths about Linux security.
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Software Supply Chain: A Risky Time for Dependencies

Software development heavily relies on open-source platforms and third-party vendors because it speeds up the process and gives developers standard libraries. A wide range of people or organizations maintain the code, so it’s pretty hard to prevent sec…

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New Ubuntu Linux Kernel Security Updates Patch 17 Vulnerabilities

Canonical has released several Ubuntu Linux kernel security updates for Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri), Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa), Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver), and Ubuntu 16.04 and 14.04 ESM.
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Debian GNU/Linux 11 Users Get Massive Linux Kernel Security Update

The Debian Project has announced a massive Linux kernel security update for its Debian GNU/Linux 11 “Bullseye” OS series. Learn more here.
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New DNS Spoofing Threat Puts Millions of Devices at Risk

Security researchers have uncovered a critical vulnerability that could lead to DNS spoofing attacks in two popular C standard libraries that provide functions for common DNS operations.
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New DNS Spoofing Threat Puts Millions of Devices at Risk

Security researchers have uncovered a critical vulnerability that could lead to DNS spoofing attacks in two popular C standard libraries that provide functions for common DNS operations.
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Security Researchers Find Nearly 400,000 Exposed Databases

Databases contain some of the most critical data in enterprises, so vulnerabilities in them are serious issues. Learn what researchers have recently found in exposed databases.
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Nimbuspwn: New Root Privilege Escalation Found in Linux

The Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team has revealed several new Linux vulnerabilities collectively dubbed “Nimbuspwn.” Learn more here.
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OpenSSH Security Hardening Guide for Linux

SSH is one of the most widely used protocols for system administration on Linux platforms. This guide shows how to harden the SSHd setup of your server.
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Nimbuspwn Bugs Allow Root Privilege Access on Some Linux Machines

Microsoft has unearthed two security vulnerabilities (CVE-2022-29799, CVE-2022-29800) in the networkd-dispatcher daemon that may be exploited by attackers to gain root on many Linux endpoints, allowing them to deploy backdoors, malware, ransomware, or …

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The State of Open Source Security in 2022

In this video for Help Net Security, Kurt Seifried, Chief Blockchain Officer and Director of Special Projects at Cloud Security Alliance, talks about the state of open source security in 2022.
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How To Connect to SSH Without Typing a Password

In this tutorial, we’ll explore two methods to connect to SSH without typing a password. Learn more here.
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Latest MITRE Endpoint Security Results Show Familiar Names on Top

MITRE Engenuity has released the latest round of its ATT&CK endpoint security evaluations, and the results show some familiar names leading the pack with the most detections.
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Protecting Against the Spring4Shell Vulnerability

Spring4Shell (CVE-2022-22965) is a remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability that affects Spring Core. Learn about protecting against Spring4Shell here.
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How to Install and Use SFTP on Linux Servers

SFTP, or SSH File Transfer Protocol, is a method for securely transferring data between computers. Learn to install SFTP on Linux servers here.
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Debian Linux 11 Set Up OpenVPN Server In 5 Minutes

I am a new Debian Linux 11 server user and developer. How do I set up an OpenVPN Server on Debian Linux version 11 server to shield my browsing activity from bad guys on public Wi-Fi, and more?
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