Linux

New Linux Malware Discovered, Targets Internet-of-Things Devices and Servers

Researchers at the AT&T Alien Labs have discovered a new strain of Linux malware that is extremely hard to detect and affects both traditional servers and Internet-of-things devices, which are typically less secure than your average computer (via Ars Technica). The malware, dubbed "Shikitega," is delivered through a multistage infection chain and uses polymorphic encoding...

Apple Broadcom Wi-Fi Chips Now Supported in Linux on T2 and M1 Macs

Hector Martin, the guy behind the Linux port for Silicon Macs, announced on Twitter over the weekend that has added support for Apple Broadcom Wi-Fi chips used in T2 and M1 Macs. Aaaand off it goes. 🎉 pic.twitter.com/57GCbqzrz0 — Hector Martin (@marcan42) December 26, 2021 This essentially means that users running Linux on M1 and T2...

Linus Torvalds Wishes Apple’s M1 Chip Ran Linux

Apple's very own M1 chip has been gaining positive reception since its launch this month. The ARM-based processor, which is now found in the new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac Mini, has gotten a lot of people talking. This includes Linux principal developer Linus Torvalds. As reported by The Next Web, Torvalds said he...

Simplenote Text Editor is Now Open Source on All Platforms

Simplenote is a free text editor for iOS, Mac, Android, Windows, and Linux. Automattic, the developer behind WordPress and Simplenote, has made every version of the app available on GitHub as open source software. Today’s announcement is good news for people who enjoy Simplenote’s interface, unlimited storage and syncing, easy publishing functionality, but want to...