Design and Web team summary – 15 March 2019

This was a fairly busy two weeks for the Web & design team at Canonical. Here are some of the highlights of our completed work. Web team Homepage takeovers This iteration we designed and built four takeovers for our home pages including: The German version of compliance webinar The German Continue Reading

EasyApache 4 Mar 13 Release | cPanel Newsroom

We are happy to announce that cPanel, L.L.C. has released an update for EasyApache 4! This update includes a number of security updates for PHP versions 7.1.27, 7.2.16, and 7.3.3, as well as OpenSSL version 1.0.2r, and the addition of PassengerNodejs to passenger_apps.default. We are also adding ea-nodejs10 in preparation for work that will be Continue Reading

WordPress 5.1.1 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.1.1 is now available! This security and maintenance release introduces 10 fixes and enhancements, including changes designed to help hosts prepare users for the minimum PHP version bump coming in 5.2. This release also includes a pair of security fixes that handle how comments are filtered and then stored in Continue Reading

Getting Ready for Swarm-as-a-Service

This blog is a summary of an article written by Fortinet’s Derek Manky that appeared on the ThreatPost website on January 31, 2019. The digital world has created unprecedented opportunities – both for good and for ill. Advances in swarm technology, for example, have powerful implications in the fields of Continue Reading

Ubuntu News

Single-Node Kubernetes on Raspberry Pi with MicroK8s and Ubuntu

Introduction The goal of this blog post is to explain how to setup and run Ubuntu Server on a Raspberry Pi with MicroK8s on-top to provide a single-node Kubernetes host for development and testing. In the last few months Ubuntu Server 18.04 has been ported to run the Raspberry Pi Continue Reading

A Mobile Bitcoin Miner? Really?

This is the second time this year that I have bumped into an alleged “Bitcoin Miner” for Android. Just in case you were wondering, mining for BitCoin on an Android smartphone (even on a high end device) is not feasible, and all of these apps are scams (if not worse). Continue Reading

CentOS Web Panel News

Options FollowSymLinks not allowed – Control WebPanel Wiki

In the latest version of cwp we don’t allow any more to use “Options FollowSymLinks” in the .htaccess files as this is a security issue. Why Options FollowSymLinks is not secure?This is a big security issue when you have multiple accounts or domains on the same server, an attacker can Continue Reading

CentOS News

Using buildah to build container images on CentOS – Blog.CentOS.org

In this post, we’re going to talk about how to use buildah to build container images on CentOS. buildah is a command line tool that facilitates building OCI compliant images. There’s a plethora of information available around what buildah is on its GitHub landing page so we won’t dive more Continue Reading

IPv6 support in Group Replication

In 8.0.14, we add to Group Replication (GR) the ability to use IPv6 in all of its network-related configuration parameters. This means that now you can take advantage of this technology and “rock” those billion addresses using MySQL Group Replication. What’s New When you operate a Group Replication group, some Continue Reading

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