Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:03:24 GMT

DirtyCOW Linux hole works on Android too – “root at will”
Naked Security
We only tested it on what you might call a “regular” Linux distribution (for Intel CPUs), but it turns out that DirtyCOW affects Android running on ARM chips as well. That's because Google's largely proprietary Android ecosystem is built on top of the ...

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:36:58 GMT


Daily Deal: VoCore2 Mini Linux Computer And Ultimate Dock
A whole lot of computing power is packed into VoCore2 Mini Linux Computer, an open source Linux computer and fully functional wireless router that is smaller than a coin. The applications of this tiny computer are virtually endless; use it as a VPN ...
This Linux computer may be smaller than a coin, but it packs some big computing powerTechnoBuffalo

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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:55:03 GMT


How bad is the Dirty Cow Linux kernel vulnerability?
Aussie_bob: “The Linux kernel has been patched, and major vendors such as RedHat, Ubuntu and Debian have already rolled out fixes for their respective Linux distributions.” Archpuddington: “Dirty Cow is a local privileged escalation exploit, and ...
Linux exploit gives any user full access in five secondsEngadget
How To Protect Linux Servers And Android Phones Against Dirty COW Security BugLifehacker Australia
Android phones rooted by “most serious” Linux escalation bug everArs Technica
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