TUX

Killing all user process

The common method for killing all of a users processes usually involves grepping the users name from ‘ps’, then using awk to get the process id’s and submitting them to ‘kill -9’. Sys V ex:…

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tails

Tails 2.6

The Amnesic Incognito Live System (Tails) project has released a new version of the Debian-based privacy oriented distribution. Tails allows the user to direct network traffic through the Tor anonymizing network and provides a number…


malware

Employees download new malware every four seconds

Can you count to four? That is approximately how long it takes for an employee somewhere to download an unknown new variant of malware. This is according to security researchers Check Point, whose latest research…


opensuse

openSUSE updates

The openSUSE distribution has been updating many of the components in the project’s rolling release edition over the past two weeks. Going through the list of changes to the rolling release edition, called Tumbleweed, we…



password

Hunting For Vulnerabilities in Signal

At Blackhat 2016 Jean-Philippe Aumasson and Markus Vervier were a bit bored and decided to take a peek at the Signal source code. This actually evolved into a longer hunt for bugs in the high…


hackers

Reverse Engineering Xiaomi’s Analytics app

I own a Xiaomi Mi4 and I discovered it comes with an pre-installed app called AnalyticsCore, package name com.miui.analytics, that’s running in the background. I’m not a big fan of apps gaining information without my…



freebsd

FreeBSD updates Linux compatibility

The FreeBSD operating system maintains a compatibility layer which allows FreeBSD users to run some Linux programs. FreeBSD previously maintained a port of CentOS 6 software. However, CentOS 6 is several years old now and…


ios-10

Apple Officially Releases iOS 10

Here are the full release notes for the just released iOS 10 mobile software update. Messages ● Expressive Messaging ○ Bubble effects let you send messages loudly, gently, slam or with invisible ink ○ Full-screen…


apple tv

Apple Officially Releases tvOS 10

“The future of TV is apps, and Siri on Apple TV has changed the way we interact with our television and these expanded features will continue to deliver viewers what they want to watch even…