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Today’s newsletter highlights our two most recent feature articles: RavenDB 5.0: A Versatile Open-Source NoSQL Database with an Intense Focus on Security and Securing A Linux Web Server: Preventing Information Leakage. We also examine various topics including the release of Pop!_OS 20.10 with a selection of awesome new features and how to create a new user with admin privileges on Linux. Happy Monday - and happy reading!

RavenDB 5.0: A Versatile Open-Source NoSQL Database with an Intense Focus on Security - RavenDB is at the forefront of data management innovation - leveraging open-source development and an intense focus on usability to offer efficient, versatile and highly secure database services to business application developers worldwide. The latest release of the open-source NoSQL document database, RavenDB 5.0, accommodates both local and hosted environments, and adds time series support and document compression to its robust feature set.

Securing A Linux Web Server: Preventing Information Leakage - Information leakage is a serious threat to the security of a Linux server, and can result in a host of severe consequences including significant downtime and the compromise of sensitive data. Luckily, server administrators can mitigate the risk of information leakage through a series of configuration changes.

  Microsoft Edge finally lands on Linux (Oct 22)

Microsoft has announced the availability of its Microsoft Edge Dev Channel for Linux. While Linux users can begin testing out Microsoft Edge on their systems, security researchers can begin searching for and submitting vulnerabilities to the company's new  Microsoft Edge Bounty Program .

  Three npm packages found opening shells on Linux, Windows systems (Oct 19)

Three malicious npm JavaScript packages have been found opening shells on Linux and Windows systems. According to npm staff: "Any computer that has this package installed or running should be considered fully compromised."

  New Gitjacker tool lets you find .git folders exposed online (Oct 20)

A new open-source tool called Gitjacker can help developers discover when they've accidentally uploaded /.git folders online and have left sensitive information exposed to attackers. Gitjacker is available as a free download on Github.

  Snyk to automatically check Docker Official Images for security problems (Oct 23)

Snyk is now checking Docker Official Images for  security holes - helping protect sysadmins who grab container images for production without checking them for vulnerabilities first.

  Linux security: Manipulating SELinux policies with Booleans (Oct 21)

This tutorial examines the flexibility that Booleans offer SELinux and how to make use of them.

  How to create a new user with admin privileges on Linux (Oct 23)

In this tutorial, Jack Wallen demonstrates how to easily add a new user with admin privileges on Linux.

  Pop!_OS 20.10 Released: 5 New Features Of Ubuntu-based Linux Distro (Oct 26)

Days after the release of  Ubuntu 20.10  Groovy Gorilla, along with its  seven official flavors , System76 has  announced  a new Pop!_OS 20.10 Linux distro based on the upstream Ubuntu 20.10. This article examines five aweome new features of the Ubuntu-based Linux distro.