Pierluigi Paganini September 13, 2017
Bashware attack, how to run Linux malware on Windows systems

Experts found a new alarming method dubbed Bashware attack that allows attackers to silently run malware to bypass even the most common security solutions, The new Windows 10 feature Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) that implements the Linux bash terminal in Microsoft operating system could be exploited by malware to run undetected. The feature was recently […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 14, 2017
Ubuntu Linux distro is now available for Windows 10

Microsoft announced that Canonical’s Ubuntu Linux Distro is now available in the Windows Store and can be installed on any Windows Insider build=>#16215. Windows and Linux always closer. During the Microsoft Build developer conference held in Seattle in May the company announced that three free Linux distro will be included in its official app store, […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 12, 2017
Linux on Windows – Microsoft will offer Ubuntu, Suse, and Fedora Linux distros in the Windows Store

Linux on Windows – Microsoft is, even more, Linux friendly, the IT giant announced that three free Linux distro will be included in its official app store. Last year the tech giant announced the support for the Bash shell and Ubuntu Linux binaries into Windows 10, news of the day is that Microsoft has announced […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 24, 2015
A critical remote execution flaw spotted in Samba Win-Linux interop code

CVE-2015-0240 is a critical security flaw in Samba that resides in the smbd file server daemon and can be exploited by a malicious Samba client remotely. Linux administrators urge to update their systems due to the discovery of a critical vulnerability the open source Linux-and-Windows-compatibility software Samba. The vulnerability in Samba, coded as CVE-2015-0240, affects versions […]