January 22, 2016

This Week in Linux News: Linux Vulnerability Puts Millions of Devices at Risk, Ubuntu Beats Microsoft & IBM for AT&T Contract, & More

Canonical Cloud 1This week in Linux news, a major Linux vulnerability leaves Linux servers and PCs at risk, Canonical scores a contract with AT&T, and more! Don't miss the biggest Linux headlines of the past week. 

1) A Linux kernel zero-day vulnerability has exposed Linux PCs, servers, & 66% of Android phones/tablets. 

Hack Brief: Years-Old Linux Bug Exposes Millions of Devices- WIRED

2) AT&T has chosen Canonical over Microsoft Azure and IBM for a network and cloud contract.

Ubuntu Linux Beats IBM and Microsoft Azure to Lucrative AT&T Contract- The Inquirer

3) Tiny Core Linux now offers a distro that supports Pi 1 and 2 from the same media.

Hands-on with piCore 7.0: Tiny Core Linux for the Raspberry Pi- ZDNet

4) This flaw isn't nearly as bad as first reported, but Linux administrators still need to fix it.

​How to Fix the Latest Linux and Android Zero Day Flaw- ZDNet

5) Students from diverse backgrounds will receive free Linux training and certification, thanks to The Linux Foundation & Goodwill.

Linux Foundation Partners With Goodwill to Offer Free Training and Lucrative Career Opportunities to Underserved Communities- IT Business Net

6) Linux Foundation board member Alan Clark talks about the importance of open source at OpenStack Seattle.

Where Open Source is Influencing | #OpenStackSeattle- siliconAngle