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Concern Over Bash Vulnerability Grows as Exploit Reported “In the Wild”

Dubbed "Shellshock." the vulnerability is already being exploited by what looks to be a web server botnet. The vulnerability reported in the GNU Bourne Again Shell (Bash) yesterday, dubbed "Shellshock," may already have been exploited in the wild to take over Web servers as part of a botnet. More security experts are now weighing in on the severity of the bug, expressing fears that it could be used for an Internet "worm" to exploit large numbers of public Web servers. In a...

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Bug in Bash Shell Creates Big Security Hole on Anything With *Nix In It

A security vulnerability in the GNU Bourne Again Shell (Bash), the command-line shell used in many Linux and Unix operating systems, could leave systems running those operating systems open to exploitation by specially crafted attacks. “This issue is especially dangerous as there are many possible ways Bash can be called...

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End of the Line for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

This past week, Red Hat released RHEL 5.11 which is the final minor milestone release for RHEL 5.X. RHEL now enters what Red Hat calls it production 3 support which will last for another three years. 

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Still Keeping a Server in the Office? Here's Why Not Everything Should be in the Cloud

Plus - how we stay cool with all that tech around.

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Make Linux Troubleshooting Easier

TechTarget: Sysadmins need to ensure their Linux servers perform properly. Check out these tips for choosing the right tool for the job, preventing rootkit attacks and more.

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How to Overcome the Cloud-Savvy IT Talent Shortage

Cloud Tech: According to the findings from a recent market study by International Data Corporation (IDC), European IT departments still need to make significant improvements before they have fully embraced cloud architectures and transformed themselves into hybrid cloud service providers.

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