Linux Security Week: December 27, 2021
Happy Monday fellow Linux geeks and Open Source enthusiasts! In this week's newsletter we share what you need to know to protect against the critical Log4j vulnerabilities, speak with Oracle Linux developers to get exclusive insight into what makes Oracle Linux is a logical enterprise-ready CentOS replacement heading into 2022, and examine the anatomy of a Linux ransomware attack. Are you safe from Log4j, which could be the most serious security threat ever seen, according to the CISA?
Have a question about or a comment on one of this week's articles? Let's discuss! Read on to get the details on these critical topics.
Yours in Open Source,
Log4j: Everything You Need To Know
The critical Log4j vulnerabilities that have dominated recent infosec news could be the most serious security threat ever seen, according to the CISA. Here's what you need to know to protect against these dangerous flaws.
Could Oracle Linux Be the Logical Enterprise-Ready CentOS Replacement?
LinuxSecurity researchers worked with Honglin Su from the Oracle Linux and Virtualization product management team along with the Kernel development team to answer our questions regarding what makes Oracle Linux a logical enterprise-ready CentOS replacement heading into the new year.
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Anatomy of a Linux Ransomware Attack
We examine the anatomy of a Linux ransomware attack, explore the magnitude of the ransomware risk Linux users face compared to Windows users and offer some tips and advice for protecting against Linux ransomware.
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