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Github code repository for Gentoo Linux hacked

Jul 02, 2018 - 2:34 PM

The repositories for the source code have been restored to known good states in a timely manner as the administrators have their own copy of the code, which they used to restore the system

Intel processors made in the past decade have potential security flaw – report

Jan 03, 2018 - 3:46 PM

The design flaw in the Intel chips may allow malicious programs to see protected information it shouldn't be able to see

Bitcoin's 'blockchain' tech may transform banking

Dec 19, 2015 - 2:25 PM

A blockchain is a shared encrypted ledger that cannot be manipulated offering promise for secure transactions

New Flash vulnerability needs uninstall to fix

Oct 16, 2015 - 4:05 AM

Successful exploitation of the Adobe Flash vulnerability on a machine can cause a crash and potentially let an attacker control the affected system

Phishing caused South Korea system crash

Mar 22, 2013 - 4:25 PM

The recent South Korean cyber attack looks to have been started through a phishing attempt

PHISHING BAIT. Malware disguised as an emailed document looks to have been what started the concerted South Korean cyber attack.

Valve launches Steam for Linux game client

Feb 15, 2013 - 11:35 PM

Steam for Linux is now available for download on the Ubuntu Software Center

STEAM FOR LINUX. Users can download a Linux-friendly version of the Steam game management platform through the Ubuntu Software Center. Screen Shot from Steam.

Canonical making Ubuntu phone OS for 2014 release

Jan 03, 2013 - 11:47 AM

Canonical announces the development of Ubuntu as an smartphone OS

UBUNTU FOR PHONES. The Ubuntu operating system is getting a smartphone version, though no carriers have signed on yet. Screen shot from

Chrome users get better Flash protection through sandboxing

Nov 14, 2012 - 9:00 AM

Sandboxing brings better safeguards for Flash on Chrome browser

BETTER PROTECTION. Google announces the sandboxing of Flash on recent desktop Chrome versions. Screen shot from YouTube video.