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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – Bionic Beaver Is Now Available For Download

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS arrives with GNOME desktop, Kuberflow, Color Emojis Ubuntu, which is one of the most popular desktop Linux distributions, has finally released the latest Long Term Support (LTS) version of Ubuntu – version 18.04, after numerous alpha/beta releases over the past few months. It is now available for …

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Howto patch Spectre Vulnerability CVE-2017-5753/CVE-2017-5715 on Linux

Avery serious security problem has been found in the Intel/AMD/ARM CPUs. Spectre CPU Vulnerability CVE-2017-5753/CVE-2017-5715 breaks the isolation between different applications. It allows an attacker to trick error-free programs, which follow best practices, into leaking their secrets. In fact, the safety checks of said best practices actually increase the attack …

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How to patch Meltdown CPU Vulnerability CVE-2017-5754 on Linux

Avery serious security problem has been found in the Intel CPUs. Meltdown CPU Vulnerability CVE-2017-5754 breaks the most fundamental isolation between user applications and the operating system. This attack allows a program to access the memory, and thus also the secrets, of other programs and the operating system. How do …

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Researchers Discover Two Major Flaws in the World’s Computers

SAN FRANCISCO — Computer security experts have discovered two major security flaws in the microprocessors inside nearly all of the world’s computers. The two problems, called Meltdown and Spectre, could allow hackers to steal the entire memory contents of computers, including mobile devices, personal computers and servers running in so-called …

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Welcome 2018 !!

New Year season is on. The new year parties, resolutions began. On the road to success, the rule is to always to look ahead. May you reach your destination, and may your journey be wonderful. ExpertzHosting is here to provide you with the best hosting environment in the industry and a power …

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Linux Kernel 4.10 Released

Kernel 4.10 has the honor of being christened the “Anniversary Edition” by Linus Torvalds. I’m guessing this is because of the recent 25th anniversary of the release of Linux 0.01. Admittedly, it is a bit late for that (the anniversary was back in September); however, Linus had not named any …

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It’s time to say goodbye to X3

cPanel officially announced a deprecation schedule and its eventual removal from the product forr X3, the previous generation user interface for cPanel. Here’s the schedule from cPanel updated in their blog: In 11.52… Brand new installations of cPanel & WHM will consider Paper Lantern to be the default theme for all new …

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‘THE DIRTY COW’ LINUX BUG

A privilege escalation vulnerability being branded as “Dirty Cow” (CVE-2016-5195) was recently discovered and fixed yesterday in the Linux Kernel. It has existed for 11 years, so pretty much every device running Linux is affected (this includes VMs, physical machines, mobile devices, and so on) and, in general, distros from every …

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