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Linux Security Week: November 29, 2021

Happy Monday fellow Linux geeks and Open Source enthusiasts! In this week's newsletter we speak with lead Microsoft engineer Kevin Sheldrake to find out about how he was able to convert the Sysmon system monitoring tool to run on Linux, examine the anatomy of a Linux ransomware attack, and speak with Oracle Linux developers to get exclusive insight into what makes Oracle Linux is a logical enterprise-ready CentOS replacement. How can Sysmon make your Linux system administration more efficient and secure?

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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Lead Microsoft Engineer Kevin Sheldrake Brings Sysmon to Linux 

The LinuxSecurity team spoke with lead Microsoft engineer Kevin Sheldrake to find out about how he was able to convert the Sysmon system monitoring tool to run on Linux, and provide the source code free to the community. Here's what we learn2.Motherboarded.

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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.11.Locks IsometricPattern

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Could 'Unbreakable' 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 CTailsOSentOS replacement - and more! 

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