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BlackEnergy cyberespionage group targets Linux and Cisco

A cyberespionage group that has built its operations around a malware program called BlackEnergy has been compromising routers and Linux systems based on ARM and MIPS architectures in addition to Windows computers. Security researchers from antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab released a reportMonday detailing some of the custom modules that the

Turla espionage operation infects Linux systems with malware

A newly identified Linux malware backdoor program is tied to the Turla cyberespionage campaign, researchers from Kaspersky Lab said. A newly discovered malware program designed to infect Linux systems is tied to a sophisticated cyberespionage operation of Russian origin dubbed Epic Turla, security researchers found. The Turla campaign, also known as

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 Beta is here

This newest RHEL introduces support for the POWER 8 little-endian, hardware architecture support for IBM Power Systems This update comes with the following improvements: Red Hat is adopting OpenLMI. This is a standardized remote application programming interface (API). In RHEL 7.1, OpenLMI comes with storage management enhancements and support for

Meaner POODLE bug that bypasses TLS crypto bites 10 percent of websites

Some of the world’s leading websites—including those owned or operated by Bank of America, VMware, the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs, and business consultancy Accenture—are vulnerable to simple attacks that bypass the transport layer security encryption designed to thwart eavesdroppers and spoofers. The attacks are a variation on the so-called