Linux users last month learned about malware-based security challenges among other developments. Here’s a roundup of articles about Linux published in February 2022.
A VMware report shed light on malware attacks that target Linux-based systems. This article from Dark Reading examines the growing threat, as well as how attackers use adversarial simulation software Cobalt Strike.
Tech Radar reported on Linux creator Linus Torvalds’ concerns about the pace of the version 5.7 development cycle.
Torvalds opted to move Linux from the 1984 version of the C language to 2011’s C11 standard. This ZDNet article explains why.
The New Stack provided steps for protecting Linux distributions from the PwnKit vulnerability, which the Qualys Research Team publicly disclosed in January.
Google’s research team found that open-source developers resolved Linux security issues in a much faster timeframe than competitors, ZDNet said.
Make Tech Easier discusses the Log4Shell zero-day vulnerability, how to scan servers for it, and how to patch it.
MakeUsOf argues for using Linux instead of Windows or Mac OS. This article highlights several areas where Linux outshines the more popular operating systems.
It’s FOSS weighs the pros and cons of Ubuntu and Arch Linux, considering factors such as installation, app ecosystems, and community support.
This MakeUsOf article offers an overview of most lightweight Linux distro available.
Linux Stans shows how lightweight Linux distros can give new life to an old laptop.
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