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RHEL 9.4 Improves Security, Tackles Hybrid Cloud Complexity


Red Hat recently released its newest enterprise Linux distro, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 9.4, which introduces several features designed to streamline the management of hybrid cloud environments. While RHEL 7.9 received four more years of support, RHEL 7 Extended Life Cycle Support (ELS) is a one-time extension and may not be seen with other RHEL versions. Thus, Red Hat urges users to upgrade to RHEL 9.4. This latest version enhances management and automation capabilities while providing proactive support for building standard operating environments (SOEs) for distributed systems.

Ubuntu 24.04 Security Enhancements Analyzed [Updated]


The release of Ubuntu 24.04 LTS, also known as Noble Numbat, brings various security enhancements and exciting new features. These improvements include unprivileged user namespace restrictions, binary hardening, AppArmor 4, disabling old TLS versions, and upstream kernel security features.

Canonical Snap Store Scams Lead To Policy Changes


Canonical has taken steps to address the growing problem of cryptocurrency credential-stealing apps in the Snap store by introducing manual reviews for all new Snap name registrations. This move by Canonical reflects a temporary measure to tackle the influx of scam apps.

Zorin OS 17.1: Facilitating a Seamless Transition for Windows Apps on Linux


Zorin OS 17.1, the latest release of the Linux distribution, aims to streamline the process of running Windows applications on a Linux system. By combining the Wine compatibility layer with the Bottles application, Zorin OS offers a user-friendly solution for Linux admins, infosec professionals, and sysadmins looking to harness the benefits of Linux while still enjoying their essential Windows apps.

Linux Mint and Ubuntu's Security Features: Prioritizing System Safety


Linux Mint and Ubuntu are two popular Linux distributions that have gained a reputation for prioritizing system safety. It is crucial for Linux administrators, infosec professionals, and internet security enthusiasts to understand the security measures implemented by these distributions. Let's examine the security features and enhancements available to Ubuntu and Linux Mint users to help you determine if one of these distros could be a good fit for your priorities and requirements.