September 25, 2015

This Week in Linux News: Chinese Government Encourages Adoption of Linux-Based OS, New Malware Infects ATMs, and More

This week in Linux news, the Chinese government encourages widespread adoption of a new Linux-based operating system, new "GreenDispenser" malware infects ATMs, and more! Catch up on your Linux news with our weekly digest below. 

Baby Penguin1) The Chinese government encourages citizens to replace Windows with a Linux-based OS.

A first look at the Chinese Operating System the Government Wants to Replace Windows- Quartz

2) New malware allows attackers to steal from infected ATMs.

GreenDispenser Malware Threatens to Take All Your Dosh From Linux ATMs- The Inquirer

3) Microsoft's enters into open source SDN territory with Linux-based Azure Cloud switch.

Microsoft's Linux-based cloud OS scores a win for SDN- TechRepublic

4) Alien: Isolation game soon to be available on Linux.

Alien: Isolation heading to Mac and Linux next week- PCGamer

5) Tizen 3.0 release brings new features to the Linux-based OS for mobile devices and smart TVs that is supported by the Linux Foundation.

Tizen, Samsung's Linux-Based OS for Mobile and TVs, Gets New Release- The VAR Guy

 

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