Thank you for reading the weekly security newsletter. The purpose of this document is to provide our readers with a quick summary of each week's most relevant Linux security headlines. Feature Extras:

Email Security FAQs Answered by Guardian Digital - With email-related attacks becoming increasingly prevalent and serious, effectively securing your email accounts is more important than ever before.

- LinuxSecurity debunks some common myths and misconceptions regarding open source and Linux by answering a few Linux-related frequently asked questions.

  (Oct 15)

Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) released an advisory warning government agencies, businesses, and home users of multiple high-risk security issues in PHP that can allow attackers to execute arbitrary code.

  (Oct 14)

One of the few features not yet provided by the mainline open-source Radeon Linux graphics driver will soon be crossed off the list... FreeSync / Adaptive-Sync / HDMI Variable Refresh Rate support.

  North Korean hacker crew steals $571M in cryptocurrency across 5 attacks (Oct 19)

North Korean hacking outfit "Lazarus" is the most profitable cryptocurrency-hacker syndicate in the world.

  (Oct 15)

A scammer has been trying to steal manuscripts by spoofing their email address to make it look like messages are coming from literary agent Catherine Eccles, owner of the international scouting agency Eccles Fisher.

  NCSC Tackles 10 Attacks on Government Per Week (Oct 17)

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has blocked more than 10 cyber-attacks per week in its first two years of operation, blaming nation states for the majority of incidents.

  Pentagon Staff Hit by Major Data Breach (Oct 18)

The US Department of Defense has suffered a major breach of employee's personal and financial information, according to reports.

  (Oct 18)

According to a media release from Onslow Water and Sewer Authority (ONWASA) issued on October 15, 2018, a critical water utility in North Carolina was targeted in a cyber-attack. Federal and state officials are now working with the water utility as part of the investigation into the attack on some of its computer systems.

  (Oct 16)

With the Linux 4.19 kernel set to be released next weekend, here's a recap of the most prominent features to be found in this next kernel release.

  LibSSH Flaw Allows Hackers to Take Over Servers Without Password (Oct 17)

A four-year-old severe vulnerability has been discovered in the Secure Shell (SSH) implementation library known as Libssh that could allow anyone to completely bypass authentication and gain unfettered administrative control over a vulnerable server without requiring a password.

  (Oct 19)

A form of password, credit card details and cryptocurrency-stealing malware has been updated, making it even more potent for cyber criminals.

  UK's MoD Exposed in 37 Security Breaches: Report (Oct 16)

The UK's Ministry of Defence (MoD) appears to have exposed highly sensitive data and systems to the risk of compromise after reports revealed 37 breaches of security protocol last year.

  European Banks and Police Warn Consumers of Cyber Scams (Oct 18)

Europol and the European Banking Federation have launched a new campaign designed to raise public awareness of growing incidents of financial fraud and data theft, as part of European Cyber Security Month (ECMS).