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McAfee’s Upgraded Cloud Security Protects Containers

McAfee has introduced its Cloud Workload Security v5.1, which represents the first solution for open source containers. McAfee CWS v5.1 secures Docker workload and servers in public and private cloud environments by quarantining infected workloads and containers in a single click. "McAfee Cloud Work...

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Redmond Doth Protest Too Much, and Wherefore the Intel-McAfee Deal?

Say what you will about Microsoft's products, but there's no denying the company's entertainment value. Where else, after all, could a Linux fan find reason to laugh, cry, scream and commit various violent acts, all neatly wrapped up in one little package? That, indeed, is a fair approximation of th...

McAfee Cites Open Source for Malware

Antivirus and security giant McAfee stirred up some controversy with the first issue of its security journal Sage, highlighting how hackers and creators of malicious software, or malware, are using open source software development techniques to target computer systems and users. McAfee, which...

SentinelOne Debuts Unified OS Threat Protection

SentinelOne this week announced a partnership with Microsoft to bolster threat protection for mixed platform users, making computing safer for Linux machines in a multiplatform workplace. SentinelOne will integrate its Endpoint Protection Platform with Microsoft's Windows Defender Advanced Threat Pr...

Sandia Labs’ MegaDroid Plays Security War Games

Sandia National Laboratories announced on Tuesday that it has set up a network of 300,000 Android virtual handheld computing devices to study large networks of smartphones. The project, called "MegaDroid," is expected to result in a software tool that will let other cyber-researchers model similar e...

New Android Scare: Just How Malignant Is That Malware?

Antivirus vendor Symantec announced recently that up to 5 million Android devices may have been infected with a particular type of malware. Multiple publishers were pushing out apps -- some of which were found in the official Android Market -- containing malware known as "Counterclank," according to...

Can Amazon Save Android From Malware Hell?

As Android continues its breathtaking rate of growth, malware directed at the platform is keeping pace. Studies from McAfee and other antivirus software providers warn that Android is a breeding ground for malicious software. Google has come under fire as a result, with security experts pointing to ...

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Norton Anti-Theft Plugin: Major Letdown

Believe it or not, antivirus software makers are now pitching solutions for our smartphones. Do you believe the hype? Statistics floating around the sea of press releases from antivirus merchants proclaim the end of innocence for our lovable little Android. He's grown up. The amount of malware aimed...

Androids Dream of Electric Malware, Wake Up in Cold Sweat

Google has reportedly pulled several Android mobile applications that were lousy with malware from its official Android Market. This follows a report earlier this week from Lookout Mobile Security, which claimed it found dozens of apps in the market that contained malicious code. The suspect apps ap...

Google Remote-Detonates Dirty Apps, Promises to Do Better

Google has begun removing the "Droid Dream" malware from devices running Android versions earlier than 2.2.2, also known as "Froyo." About 260,000 owners of Android devices downloaded the malware, Google spokesperson Randall Sarafa told LinuxInsider. However, that doesn't mean they've all been impac...

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On Netbooks and Redmond, Death and Taxes

So, April has arrived, and along with it the countdown to that widely dreaded annual certainty, Tax Day. Yes, April 15 is a date few Americans look forward to, yet it's another kind of tax entirely that figured prominently on the Linux blogs in recent days. The topic there is known as the "Microsoft...

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Linux Edges One Step Closer to Total World Domination

Many LinuxInsider readers are probably familiar with OpenMoko's FreeRunner -- the new Linux-based cell phone. This smartphone uses the Linux kernel along with various other free and open source software packages, including X.org Server with Matchbox window manager. These tools will be familiar to us...

Who Needs Linux Support?

The Linux OS is free, but that doesn't mean it won't cost you more than pocket change to keep it working in your office. Depending on which of the many consumer or enterprise flavors you select, the price tag for support can range from your own invested hours scouring community help forums to spendi...

Open Source Security, Part 1: Securing Credibility

Open source applications have come into their own. For some time, open source programmers held much the same reputation as shareware authors. They were little more than experimenters and programming geeks who chose the alternate code-writing route because they could not or did not want to compete in...

Open Enterprise Server 2 Offers NetWare Users a Future Path

Novell unveiled its new Open Enterprise Server 2 this week, completing a shift of Novell workgroup solutions, particularly NetWare, over to the Suse Linux platform. Highlighting support from backup and security vendors CA, Symantec, McAfee and others, OES 2 is set to ship in 2007 and will feature en...

BitDefender Updates Linux Security Software

Up-and-coming European security software player BitDefender has updated both its Linux-based perimeter protection security suite and its Linux Edition solution for antivirus scanning on Linux and FreeBSD platforms. The company's new products highlight the latest filtering protection for Windows and ...

Major Security Flaw Patched in X Window System

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's open source security audit program has identified the biggest X Window System security vulnerability in the last six years. The X Window System is used in Unix and Linux operating systems. It also ships as an optional GUI with Apple's Macintosh computers. C...

The Enterprise Server Battle: What IT Managers Should Know

The battle between Microsoft- and Linux-based servers just got a new twist. It is spelled N-O-V-E-L-L. While many IT managers are still arguing about which platform is fundamentally better, Novell is hoping to generate a buzz around its new Open Enterprise Server system. Open Enterprise Server is a ...

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