Red Hat gives enterprise Linux a major boost

Red Hat is set to launch the beta of the latest version of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) platform, dubbed the 8.7 and 9.1 milestones.  Both RHEL 8.7 and 9.1 add new features and capabilities designed to help organizations more effectively use its Podman containers. Podman is an open-source tool for developing, managing, and running containers on […]

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A new dangerous malware is turning Windows and Linux devices into DDoS tools

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new malware strain that infects Windows and Linux endpoints (opens in new tab) of all sizes and uses them for distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and cryptocurrency mining. Experts from Lumen’s Black Lotus Labs say the malware is written in Chinese and uses China-based command & control (C2) infrastructure. […]

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This simple AMD fix can make Linux much faster

Linux machines have been plagued by Windows-centric hardware management since 2002, but this could be about to change. Sophisticated interfaces between a machine’s operating system and its hardware, such as the chips that have been slowing down your Linux machine, have long been required in order to ensure that processors with billions of transistors maintain […]

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Torvalds confirms Rust is coming to the new version of Linux

Linux creator Linus Torvalds has reportedly committed to bringing Rust to the operating system.  In an email received by ZDNet (opens in new tab), Torvalds said that the programming language will make it to version 6.1 of the Linux OS “unless something odd happens”. This isn’t the first time that Linux has been rumoured to […]

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The Linux Foundation wants to tackle digital wallets next

The Linux Foundation has announced plans to form a new entity, the OpenWallet Foundation (OWF), which will provide the basis for companies to create digital wallets on an open source platform. “The mission of the OWF is to develop a secure, multi-purpose open source engine anyone can use to build interoperable wallets,” the organization explained. […]

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