Archive for January, 2016

Linux hole not a big deal for Android

January 24th, 2016
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Adrian Ludwig, Android’s lead security engineer, wrote on Google+ that Google took the problem seriously. Other Google sources added that they did so because they were aware of the problem via the upstream Linux kernel security team. Perception Point, which had claimed that the “vulnerability has implications for … 66 percent of all Android devices (phones/tablets).” had not bothered to tell them about the problem.

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Android, Security

Kali Linux, Rolling Edition Released

January 24th, 2016
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Kali switched to a rolling release model back when we hit version 2.0 (codename “sana”), however the rolling release was only available via an upgrade from 2.0 to kali-rolling for a select brave group. After 5 months of testing our rolling distribution (and its supporting infrastructure), we’re confident in its reliability – giving our users the best of all worlds – the stability of Debian, together with the latest versions of the many outstanding penetration testing tools created and shared by the information security community.

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Distro - Other

Mint 17.3 KDE released!

January 10th, 2016
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The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.3 “Rosa” KDE Edition. Linux Mint 17.3 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use.

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KDE, Mint, Ubuntu