Linux Kernel Bug Lets Hackers Gain Root Access on Most Modern Linux Distros

Linux Kernel Bug Lets Hackers Gain Root Access on Most Modern Linux Distros

The cybersecurity analysts at Qualys have discovered a new Linux kernel bug that lets any unprivileged threat actor gain root access on most modern Linux distros. By exploiting an LPE (Local Privilege Escalation) vulnerability a...
What is Linux Firewall

What is Linux Firewall? How to Enable Packet Filtering With Open Source Iptables Firewall?

What is a Linux Firewall? A Linux firewall is a device that inspects Network traffic ( Inbound /Outbound connections ) and makes a decision to pass or filter out the traffic. Iptables is a CLI...
Linux kernel Bug

Linux kernel Bug Let Attackers Insert Malicious Code into the Kernel Address Space

Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) is a computer security technique that involves randomly positioning the base address of an executable and the position of libraries, heap, and stack, in a process's address space. Linux has...
Open Source Firewall

Top 10 Best Open Source Firewall to Protect Your Enterprise Network 2021

Open Source Firewall is best known for protecting the network from a threat by filtering the inbound and outbound traffic and ensure network security. Whenever we talk about Open Source Firewall, the first...
Linux SUDO Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Root Privileges

Linux SUDO Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Root Privileges

SUDO is a Unix application that enables the system administrators to yield limited root rights to regular users who admitted in the sudoers file, while at the same time gripping a log of their...
Gitpaste-12 Malware via GitHub & Pastebin Attacks Linux Servers and IoT Devices

Gitpaste-12 Malware via GitHub & Pastebin Attacks Linux Servers and IoT Devices

Recently, cybersecurity researchers have detected a new type of worm targeting Linux-based x86 servers and the Linux internet of things (IoT) devices. This new malware has been named Gitpaste-12, as it uses the GitHub,...
REMnux – Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering Toolkit for Linux

REMnux – Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering Toolkit for Linux

REMnux is a malware analysis and reverse engineering toolkit for Linux, that helps to provide lightweight Linux distribution for Malware analysis; not only this REMnux is also accessible as a virtual appliance OVA file. REMnux...
pppd

pppD Vulnerability Let Hackers Execute Arbitrary Code on the Linux Systems & Gain Root...

pppd(Point to Point Protocol Daemon) is a protocol used to establish a connection in dial-up modems, DSL connections, and other point-to-point links such as VPN devices. The pppd protocol can also be used for...

Few Linux Web Browsers Banned by Google from Accessing their Services

Google has banned some Linux web browsers named Qutebrowser, Falkon, and Konqueror from accessing their services so that users were no longer able to use those browsers to access Google services. Several users in Reddit...