New Side-Channel Vulnerability in the Linux Kernel Enabling DNS Cache Poisoning

A recent research paper by a team at University of California, Riverside, shows the existence of previously overlooked side channels in the Linux kernels that can be exploited to attack DNS servers. According to the researchers, the issue with DNS roots in its design, that never really took security as a key concern and that made it extremely hard to retrofit strong security features into it.

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Embedded systems: the advent of the Internet of Things – Part II

This is the second part of the two-part blog series covering embedded Linux systems and the challenges brought about by the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. In Part I, we surveyed the embedded ecosystem and the role Linux plays within that space. This blog takes you on the next step in the journey, where we explore the most demanding challenges facing manufacturers of tightly embedded IoT devices. Embedded systems and microcontrollers  Any developer of microcontrollers-based embedded systems has …

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CyberDog: a four legged robot revolution with Ubuntu

Late this year, Chinese tech giant Xiaomi unveiled CyberDog: a quadrupedal, experimental, open-source robot that the firm claims will improve the robot development environment and promote the development of the robot industry. Today, Canonical dives into the specifications of this four legged robot and discover how Ubuntu is helping the device become an open source technological platform. Xiaomi has a clear vision for its product. As Huang Changjiang, PM at Xiaomi, explains, “CyberDog is developers’ technological partner from the future. …

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Virtual Machine Secure Boot Database Updates Made Easy with Oracle Linux

New utilities from Oracle provide a straightforward way to update the UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) Secure Boot database for VMs running Oracle Linux. This blog provides a brief overview of Secure Boot and discusses how the new utilities can be used to keep a VM up-to-date with the latest known vulnerabilities and to update the signing certificates stored in a Secure Boot database in a VM.

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Data centre networking: what is OVS?

This blog post is part of our data centre networking series: Data centre networking : What is SDNData centre networking : SDN fundamentalsData centre networking : SDDCData centre networking : What is OVSData centre networking : What is OVNData centre networking : SmartNICs In one of our preceding blogs, we spoke about Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and the key drivers behind it. Virtualisation is one of the fundamental aspects that characterises SDN, and has influenced the architecture of network switching in …

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Give Your Cinnamon Desktop Fresh And Elegant Look With Orchis GTK Theme

In this video I’am going to show you how to customize cinnamon desktop fresh and elegant look with orchis theme. this customize using Linux Mint with Cinnamon Desktop 5.0 series. You can apply this customize on most popular linux distributions with cinnamon as default desktop, such as : Fedora spin cinnamon edition, Arch Linux with Cinnamon Desktop, Gentoo with Cinnamon Desktop, Feren OS Cinnamon, Manjaro Cinnamon Edition, Artix Linux Cinnamon

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