Welcome to our fourth and final release of 2018, Kali Linux 2018.4, which is available for immediate download. This release brings our kernel up to version 4.18.10, fixes numerous bugs, and includes many updated packages.
Source: Kali Linux 2018.4 Release | Kali Linux
IBM agreed to acquire software maker Red Hat Inc. in a $33.4 billion bet on jump-starting its efforts to catch up in the cloud.
Source: IBM to Acquire Linux Distributor Red Hat for $33.4 Billion – Bloomberg
Everything you need to safely browse the Internet. Protect your privacy. Defend yourself against network surveillance and traffic analysis.
Source: Tor Browser 8.0.3 – Neowin
Linux 4.19 has arrived with new CAKE router tech, WiFi 6 support, and a lightweight EROFS file system. Meanwhile, Linus Torvalds returned to duty from his self-imposed time-out to publicly discuss the new Code of Conduct.
Source: Linus returns to the helm as Linux 4.19 ships with new conduct code
Firefox parent Mozilla is returning to back the Tor Project, its long-time ally, after it committed to matching all donations made to fund Tor, the open source initiative to improve online privacy which has just started its annual end of year funding drive. Tor announced Mozilla’s support today, extending the pair’s partnership which last year helped […]
Source: Mozilla is matching all donations to the Tor Project | TechCrunch
SophosLabs has detected a new DDoS botnet targeting poorly secured SSH servers – called Chalubo, it is named in honour of its use of the ChaCha stream cipher.
Source: Poorly secured SSH servers targeted by Chalubo botnet – Naked Security
“This is about sticking a middle finger up to mobile filtering, mass surveillance.”
Source: This SIM Card Forces All of Your Mobile Data Through Tor – Motherboard
Super Micro Computer said in a letter to customers it will review its semiconductor chips to find any proof of malicious hardware as alleged by a recent media report. It also gave reasons why such a breach would’ve been implausible.
Source: Super Micro denies allegations that Chinese hacked chips