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The myth of linux/open source security

I have tried to warn about the myth that is security in the open source world before. Today there is another big security issue in Linux: http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/05/critical-linux-vulnerability-imperils-users-even-after-silent-fix/ As the article points out: the problem is not just the vulnerability itself, … Continue reading

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The kernel.org hack

Kernel.org got hacked recently, the following text can be read on their frontpage: Security breach on kernel.org Earlier this month, a number of servers in the kernel.org infrastructure were compromised.  We discovered this August 28th. While we currently believe that … Continue reading

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