January 7, 2016

This Week in Linux News: Linux Foundation Collaborative Projects Make Announcements at CES, Linux Ransomware Beaten For Third Time

Automotive-Grade-Linux smallThis week in Linux news, several Linux Foundation Collaborative Projects make major announcements at CES, Linux ransomware is beaten by security researchers, and more! Catch up on the busy week in Linux news with this digest: 

1) Linux Foundation Collaborative Project, Automotive Grade Linux, announces a new Unified Code Base distribution at the Consumer Electronics Show. 

Linux Foundation Accelerates Automotive Grade Linux- eWeek

Ford, Mazda, Mitsubishi, and Subaru Get On Board With Linux Foundation- Gizmag

2) Linux Foundation Collaborative Project, AllSeen Alliance, announces new IoT devices that received certification for the AllJoyn open source connectivity framework.

AllSeen Alliance Announces New Open Source IoT Certified Devices- The VAR Guy

3) Security researchers have discovered errors in buggy Linux.Encoder variants allowing them to decrypt affected files.

Third Try Is No Charm For Failed Linux Ransomware Creators- InfoWorld

4) Visually impaired 15-year old receives Linux Foundation Training scholarship.

Windows and Linux Malware Linked to Chinese DDoS Tool- Softpedia

 

 

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