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Linux penguin in the sights

Linux encryption ransomware hacked – how to get your files back

Bitdefender has found a critical flaw in the Linux.Encoder.1 ransomware, and has released a tool to decrypt the files it is holding to ransom.

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New encryption ransomware targets Linux servers

Linux server admins are the target of a new form of ransomware that encrypts a server’s files and then sells them the key to unlock them.

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Arch Linux install on Twitch gets hijacked by Gentoo botnet

Using a system to let viewers vote on which character to type next, a group planned to install Arch Linux.


Linux 4.3 kernel is out

The Linux 4.3 kernel has been released, offering Intel Skylake support and better Nvidia open-source graphics support.


Linux 4.2 released

Linus Torvalds has announced that Linux 4.2 is now available – providing improvements to the operating system’s functionality.

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Firefox 40 is here

Mozilla has launched Firefox 40 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, which offers Windows 10 support and better malware protection.

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7 steps to keep viruses off your computer and smartphone

Anyone with a device has to be careful of attacks when using their computer, tablet, or mobile handset.

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Get an IT job at Mango

Mango will this week embark on a recruitment and IT skills development drive – looking for IT professionals with Windows, .Net, C++, and Linux experience


Beware of the Bash bug

New warnings are emerging of a security flaw known as the “Bash” bug

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South Africa’s biggest bandwidth hog

MyBroadband interviews South Africa’s biggest DSL downloader, who consumed more than 1TB of data in 36 hours

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