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Kaspersky Lab Boosts Linux Mail Security

LinuxSecurity.com: Kaspersky Lab ZAO gave its Kaspersky Security for Linux Mail Server a few strong tweaks in the security area with an update that bolsters protection against spam and malware spread by e-mail, giving the channel a competitive edge when breaking into growing open-source security niches. Read More »

Linux (slowly) comes to Windows 8 PCs with UEFI secure boot

LinuxSecurity.com: One of the largest underlying changes to Windows 8 is the long-overdue shift from BIOS to UEFI. UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) is superior to BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) in almost every way, except for one: At the moment, UEFI prevents Linux distributions from being installed on Windows 8 machines. Read More »

2012’s worst security exploits, fails and blunders

LinuxSecurity.com: A fool and his feeble p@$$w0rd are soon rooted, but if 2012 has proven anything, it’s that even the most cautious security-minded souls need to double down on their protective practices, and think about the best ways to mitigate damage if the worst happens in our increasingly cloud-connected world. Read More »

VirtualBox 4.2.6 released and ubuntu installation instructions included

VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2. (…)Read the rest ... Read More »

Rumors Running Wild About Ubuntu’s Top-Secret New Product

Well, we’re in the final countdown now as 2012 draws to a close, so you’d think all would be quiet here in the Linux blogosphere as bloggers hunker down to recover from what’s been an exceptionally exhausting year. Linux Girl, for one, has been putting in extra hours on her favorite barstool down at the blogosphere’s Broken Windows Lounge in ... Read More »