Tag: Linux

Software, Technology

Red Hat prioritizes enterprise edge adoption and hybrid cloud with new announcements

May 10, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Red Hat said it’s prioritizing the enterprise adoption of edge compute architectures with new cross-portfolio announcements. The company made a number of edge-related product announcements on Tuesday. They took against the backdrop of Red Hat Summit, a mostly virtual event […]


Cryptomining botnet targeting Docker on Linux systems

April 22, 2022

Via: CSO

LemonDuck, a well-known cryptomining botnet, is targeting Docker on Linux systems to coin digital money, CloudStrike reported Thursday. The company’s threat research team revealed in a blog written by Manoj Ahuje that the botnet is leveraging Docker APIs exposed to […]


10 essential Linux tools for network and security pros

April 7, 2022

Via: Network World

Picking just 10 Linux open source security tools isn’t easy, especially when network professionals and security experts have dozens if not several hundred tools available to them. There are different sets of tools for just about every task—network tunneling, sniffing, […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Watchbog and the Importance of Patching

September 11, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

Cisco Incident Response (CSIRS) recently responded to an incident involving the Watchbog cryptomining botnet. The attackers were able to exploit CVE-2018-1000861 to gain a foothold and install the Watchbog malware on the affected systems. This Linux-based malware relied heavily on […]


How to configure a static IP address on Linux

March 5, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

IP addresses on Linux systems are often assigned automatically by Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) servers. These are referred to as “dynamic addresses” and may change any time the system is rebooted. When a system is a server or will […]


Linux Foundation’s ONAP ‘Casablanca’ Enables 5G Management

December 11, 2018

Via: eWeek

Today’s topics include the Linux Foundation adding new features to ONAP Casablanca for 5G enablement, and Censys raising seed money to expand internet scanning for threat hunting. The Linux Foundation’s LF Networking project group last week took the next step […]

Hardware, Software

Bringing software-defined networking to the data center

May 7, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

The long-term vision of 5G includes network slicing–using virtualized network functions and software-defined networking (SDN) to enable operator networks to automatically create service-specific data pipes that precisely meet the needs of a particular application. Enterprise users get the ability to […]


Who’s hogging the network? Bandwidth usage on a Linux system

May 16, 2017

Via: Computerworld Networking

There are a lot of reasons why systems slow down. Some process might be bogging down the CPU, you may be seeing a lot of disk contention, or maybe memory is in high demand and a lot of swapping is […]


Linux Foundation to develop tool for building blockchain business networks

May 10, 2017

Via: Networkworld Software

The Linux Foundation announced a new software project under its Hyperledger open consortium aimed at creating a collaboration tool for building blockchain business networks — or smart contracts — and their deployment across a distributed ledger. The new project, called […]


Use the internet? This Linux flaw could open you up to attack

March 22, 2017

Via: Networkworld Security

A flaw in the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) used by Linux since late 2012 poses a serious threat to internet users, whether or not they use Linux directly. That’s the key finding of a research study that’s scheduled to be […]


One of GNU/Linux’s most important networking components just got an update

April 22, 2016

Via: ITWorld Networking

The software framework that powers the network connections on many GNU/Linux systems just got its second major update in less than a year and a half, with the version 1.2 release of NetworkManager. Version 1.2 brings several improvements to NetworkManager, […]


CoreOS CEO: Containers are just the beginning

February 26, 2016

Via: Networkworld Security

Containers are revolutionizing enterprise IT in much the way smartphones have transformed the world of consumer technology, but there’s still much more to come. That’s according to Alex Polvi, CEO of Linux server vendor CoreOS, which has set its sights […]


Linaro provides go-to Linux-based software stack for ARM servers

January 28, 2016

Via: Networkworld Software

While ARM processors don’t lack for software development support in the mobile device space, it’s a different story when it comes to servers. Software and firmware tools for ARM servers are fragmented, and there’s no single go-to package for users […]