GandCrab Threat Actors Retire…Maybe

In a surprising announcement two weeks ago, the threat group behind the malware operation GandCrab announced that they had shut down their operations. Until that point, GandCrab had been one of the most active malware campaigns of the past year, both in terms of distribution and rapid development. FortiGuard Labs Continue Reading

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Web and Design team summary – 7 May 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 Web is the squad that develop and maintain most of the brochure websites across the Canonical. Supported the 19.04 release We updated the websites Continue Reading

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

Where eagles snap – A closer look

A couple of weeks ago, we talked about snap security, taking a journey through the eyes of a developer and handing over to a user who wants to install applications from the Snap Store. We discussed concepts like application confinement, interfaces, store review, and automatic updates. Today, we will look Continue Reading

CentOS Dojo at FOSDEM just a few weeks away – Blog.CentOS.org

Reminder: CentOS Dojo at FOSDEM just a few weeks away Wednesday , 2, January 2019 Rich Bowen Community We’re looking forward to seeing all of you in Brussels next month! The annual FOSDEM CentOS Dojo will be happening, as usual, on the Fridaybefore FOSDEM starts – February 1st, 2019 – Continue Reading

Ransomware: Are You Paying Attention?

If the news about ransomware in recent weeks hasn’t gotten your attention, then maybe the fact that its threat magnitude has grown 35X over the past year will jolt you into a state of awareness. Further, ransomware isn’t a threat confined to just a few industries or geographical regions; it Continue Reading

Bricker Bot – A Silver Lining to Force Accountability for IoT Security?

The Bricker bot made the news a couple of weeks ago as being responsible for knocking unsecured IoT devices offline, rather than hijacking them into other botnets and using them for a DDoS attack like the massive event we saw last year against DYN. This is the third botnet that Continue Reading

Road to Joomla! 3.7

Over the last weeks we have sent mixed messages about Joomla! 3.7 and what will be included in the final version. Without having an alpha/beta version published this is always complicated but with this post we are trying to clear the air. Let us start with an organizational change, because Continue Reading

IoT-based Linux/Mirai: Frequently Asked Questions

Ever since the Mirai DDoS attack was launched a few weeks ago, we have received a number of questions that I will try to answer here. If you have more follow-up questions, please let me know! Who is the Author of Mirai? The presumed developer goes under the pseudonym of Continue Reading

Analysis of OpenSSL Large Message Size Handling Use After Free (CVE-2016-6309)

OpenSSL released an emergency security update shortly after a patch was issued a few weeks ago. This security update addresses a critical Use After Free vulnerability introduced by the updated code that revised to resolve the earlier low severity vulnerability CVE-2016-6307. This critical Use After Free vulnerability (CVE-2016-6309) is caused Continue Reading

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