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IBM, Red Hat, and CentOS – Blog.CentOS.org

IBM, Red Hat, and CentOS Tuesday , 9, July 2019 Rich Bowen announcement CentOS community, Today marks a new day in the 26-year history of Red Hat. IBM has finalized its acquisition of Red Hat which will operate as a distinct unit within IBM moving forward. What does this mean for Continue Reading

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CentOS 8 Status 17-June-2019 – Blog.CentOS.org

CentOS 8 Status 17-June-2019 Monday , 17, June 2019 bstinson Uncategorized Since the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (on 07-May) we’ve been lookinginto the tools that we use to build CentOS Linux. We’ve chosen to use the Kojibuildsystem for RPMs, paired with the Module Build Service for modules, Continue Reading

CVE-2019-0708 – Remote Desktop Protocol and Remote Code Execution #Bluekeep

On May 14th, 2019, Microsoft released their usual set of updates, referred to within the industry as “Patch Tuesday.” At first glance, the inclusion of CVE-2019-0708 appeared to be similar to all the other updates released on that day—it included a writeup containing an overview of the update, including the Continue Reading

Canonical consolidates open infrastructure support and security offerings

29th April, 2019: Canonical today announced Ubuntu Advantage for Infrastructure, a consolidated enterprise security, compliance and support offering that covers the full range of open source infrastructure capabilities for up to 10 years. “A surge of customers adding Ubuntu to their list of officially supported operating systems has given us Continue Reading

Quick Analysis of New Method for Spreading TrickBot

Breaking Threat Research from FortiGuard Labs On Friday, April 26, 2019, FortiGuard Labs captured a suspicious email. After a quick analysis, I discovered that it was spreading the malware TrickBot. This piece of malware is a kind of component loader, which can download other malicious components and execute them in Continue Reading

Predator the Thief: New Routes of Delivery

A FortiGuard Labs Threat Analysis Paper Introduction In March 2019, FortiGuard Labs discovered a running campaign against Russian-speakers using a new version of “Predator the Thief” stealer malware. The same actor was using one set of dummy files to deliver the stealer via different forms of phishing, including Zipped files, Continue Reading

Transitioning to ISRG’s Root – Let’s Encrypt

On July 8, 2019, we will change the default intermediate certificate we provide via ACME. Most subscribers don’t need to do anything. Subscribers who support very old TLS/SSL clients may want to manually configure the older intermediate to increase backwards compatibility. Since Let’s Encrypt launched, our certificates have been trusted Continue Reading

Visual Studio Code launches as a snap

4th  April 2019, London, UK – As of today, Microsoft Visual Studio Code is available for Linux as a snap, providing seamless auto-updates for its users. Visual Studio Code, a free, lightweight code editor, has redefined editors for building modern web and cloud applications, with built-in support for debugging, task Continue Reading

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CentOS Atomic Host 7.1902 Available for Download – Blog.CentOS.org

CentOS Atomic Host 7.1902 Available for Download Wednesday , 20, March 2019 Jason Brooks announcement The CentOS Atomic SIG has released an updated version of CentOS Atomic Host (7.1902), an operating system designed to run Linux containers, built from standard CentOS 7 RPMs, and tracking the component versions included in Continue Reading

Fresh KDE snaps for February 2019

During February 2019 we celebrated another fine Plasma release with our friends at KDE by showcasing a month of KDE snaps on the Snapcraft Twitter and other social accounts. The KDE developers have done amazing work to create an SDK that simplifies making snaps of KDE applications and they also Continue Reading

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