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Minijail
Minijail lets developers and admins safely run untrusted programs for debugging and security checks, said Google Software Engineer Jorge Lucangeli Obes at the Linux Security Summit.

Minijail: Google’s Tool To Safely Run Untrusted Programs

Google’s Minijail sandboxing tool could be used by developers and sysadmins to run untrusted programs safely for debugging and security checks, according to Google Software Engineer Jorge Lucangeli Obes, who spoke last month at the Linux Security Summit. Obes is the platform security lead for...
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Portals: Using GTK+ in a Flatpak

The time is ripe for new ways to distribute and deploy desktop applications: between snappy, Flatpak, AppImage and others there are quite a few projects in this area. Sandboxing Most of these projects involve some notion of sandboxing: isolating the application from the rest of the system. Snappy...
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Firejail
Learn how to install and use Firejail for an additional level of security.

Lock Up Your Untrusted Applications in Firejail

Although the Linux kernel is a highly secure layer in the ecosystem, the same cannot be said of every application that runs atop it. You might have an in-house application that has not been vetted for security (yet must be used), you might have found an app on a third-party download site, or you...
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