Linux Security Week: February 21, 2022

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Linux Security Week: February 21, 2022

Happy Monday fellow Linux geeks and Open Source enthusiasts! In this week's newsletter we speak with Jon "maddog" Hall, often referred to as “the Godfather of Linux”, to get exclusive insights on his history with Linux, some of his contributions to the community, a bit about its evolution, and his thoughts on what we might see with Linux in the coming years. We also explore the anatomy of a Linux ransomware attack, and share our top tips for securing your Linux system in 2022.

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,

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Linux Legend "maddog" Shares Exclusive Security Insights with LinuxSecurity

In an exclusive interview with LinuxSecurity researchers, Jon "maddog" Hall, often referred to as “the Godfather of Linux”, reveals his history with Linux, some of his contributions to the community, a bit about its evolution, and his thoughts on what we might see with Linux in the coming years. 
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Anatomy of a Linux Ransomware Attack

In this article, 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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Top Tips for Securing Your Linux System

Here’s what you need to know to secure your Linux system against malware, rootkits and other dangerous attacks.
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