Mobile Menace Monday: How dare that rootin’ Dirty COW

If you follow cybersecurity news, you may have heard of the latest Linux exploit referenced under CVE-2016-5195, which has been dubbed Dirty COW. The name is derived based on the exploitation of the copy-on-write (COW) mechanism in Linux.

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New Website Ransomware Variant Demands $999

Website owners are targeted with ransomware, this one asking for $999.

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UEFI, SecureBoot, and dual booting Windows 8 and Linux

What is UEFI and its predecessor the MBR? What challenges are there to get a dual boot environment with an alternative operating system?

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Internet everywhere and poor security practices: a disaster in the making?

We often hear about botnets (networks of infected computers) being used to send out spam, perform Distributed Denial of Service attacks or other nefarious activities by the bad guys. Well, an unidentified researcher thought there was much more that could be done with a botnet and took on an unprecedented mission to map out the…

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