This Week in Linux News: Microsoft’s New Cloud/Datacenter Product to Include Ubuntu Linux, New Trojan Backdoor Command, & More


ubuntu AM copyThis week in Linux news, Microsoft’s new product will include Ubuntu Linux, a new trojan backdoor command lets cyber-criminals take control, and more! Get up to speed on the latest Linux news with this digest.

1) Microsoft announces the arrival of the first Technical Preview of its hybrid cloud/datacenter product is coming this week, which will include Ubuntu Linux.

Ubuntu Linux and Open Source Play Key Role in Microsoft Azure Stack Technical Preview– BetaNews

2) Newly-discovered Trojan backdoor command allows owner to remain semi-anonymous.

A Simple And Efficient Linux Backdoor Trojan Discovered– TechWorm

3) Microsoft’s new MCSA ” Linux on Azure” certification is designed to train individuals for the growing demand for Linux skills on the Azure platform.

Why Linux Users Should Care About Microsoft’s New Certification– DABCC

4) IBM’s reveals new features for its LinuxONE systems, with the spotlight on hybrid cloud capabilities.

IBM Mainframes Get Open Source Revamp With Ubuntu Linux Support– Computer Business Review

5) A new initiative by AMD to create an open source toolchain for GPU development could make machine learning frameworks easier to develop.

AMD Places Hopes for Machine Learning — And Moneymaking — in GPUOpen– InfoWorld