Mozilla Firefox 84 was released today with a dramatic performance boost after adding native support on macOS devices with Apple Silicon processors.
Kali Linux 2020.4 was released yesterday by Offensive Security, and it takes the big step of changing the default shell from Bash to ZSH.
Microsoft has announced today the public preview of endpoint detection and response (EDR) capabilities in Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) — now known as Microsoft Defender for Endpoint — for Linux servers.
Researchers from Tsinghua University and the University of California have identified a new method that can be used to conduct DNS cache poisoning attacks. The findings reopen a vulnerability that had been discovered by Kaminsky in 2008 and thought to have been resolved.
Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge was first released in January to Windows consumers and enterprises, and now Linux users will finally get a taste of Microsoft's new browser.
Windows 10 now allows you to mount physical disks formatted using the Linux ext4 filesystem in the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2.
The Lemon_Duck cryptomining malware has been updated to compromise Linux machines via SSH brute force attacks, to exploit SMBGhost-vulnerable Windows systems, and to infect servers running Redis and Hadoop instances.
The Windows Subsystem for Linux is bridging the divide between Windows and Linux by letting you run Windows 10 programs directly within a Linux shell.
A hybrid DDoS botnet known for turning vulnerable Windows devices into Monero cryptomining bots is now also scanning for and infecting Linux systems.
The Kali Linux Team is harnessing the power of the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 by spawning a graphic desktop environment that is shown directly within Windows.
Kali Linux 2020.3 was released today by Offensive Security, and it begins the first steps of switching from Bash as the default shell to ZSH.
A vulnerability exists in the default KDE extraction utility called ARK that allows attackers to overwrite files or execute code on victim's computers simply by tricking them into downloading an archive and extracting it.
Attackers are targeting misconfigured cloud-based docker instances running on Linux distributions with an undetectable strand of malware.
Microsoft has ported the popular Sysinternals Procmon utility to Linux so that users can monitor running processes' activity.
NVIDIA has released security updates to address security vulnerabilities found in GPU Display and CUDA drivers and Virtual GPU Manager software that could lead to code execution, denial of service, escalation of privileges, and information disclosure on both Windows and Linux machines.
Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) has expanded to non-Windows platforms and is now generally available for enterprise customers using Linux devices and in public preview for those with Android devices.
Windows 10 users running insider builds got some treats from Microsoft this week with GPU support and new command-line options for the Windows Subsystem for Linux.
In the latest Windows 10 Insider build, Microsoft has started to test the distribution of Windows Subsystem for Linux version 2 kernels via Windows Update.
Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL2) is being released soon with the May 2020 Update (Windows 10 2004) and comes with new features and performance improvements.
If you want to show off what Windows Subsystem for Linux distribution you are using in Windows 10, you can do so in style using the WSLFetch utility.