Tag: Linux

Hacker behind Linux Kernel’s Mass Trojan Infection Arrested in Florida

Florida law Enforcement arrested Donald Ryan Austin for hacking the Linux Kernel Organization’s website and Linux Foundation servers.  Austin is a 27-year-old computer programmer from El Portal, Florida. Austin was charged with four counts of Intentional Transmission Causing Damage to a Protected Computer. In 2011, Austin infected dozens of servers, causing them to be taken down for months at a time.  He was apprehended on August 28th in Miami Shores …
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Several Linux Distros Cater To Deep Web Users

For those people who have ever considered exploring the deep web, there are specific Linux distributions at your disposal. Using Tor itself is far from sufficient to provide optimal privacy these days. VPN usage is an alternative option, but one never knows if the provider logs traffic. So several Linux developers created custom distributions for all one’s deep web needs. Linux Distros Are More Than Just Code One thing to …
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Trojan Virus Turns Linux Servers into Bitcoin Miners

A new and dangerous computer virus has been targeting Linux servers, its goal: to turn computer servers into Bitcoin miners. The attack is aimed at environments running the Redis NoSQL database, the virus is also able to probe the network interfaces of its hosts to propagate itself. Approximately more than 30,000 servers running the Redis database are in danger due to the lack of an access password. The virus is named …
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Movidius Fathom Is a Deep Neural Network Accelerator in USB Format

Artificial intelligence, supercomputers, and Bitcoin seem to be three of the hottest trends in the world of technology right now. Thanks to the Movidius Fathom USB stick, any Linux computer can become an AI supercomputer all of a sudden. Quite an exciting development to take note of, as it offers a lot of attractive opportunities. Movidius Fathom Packs Quite The Punch For a USB stick that looks no different than any …
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