Tagged: Linux Kernel

The Linux Kernel is today probably the most well-known software under the world Kernel, created by Linus Torvalds in 1991.

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SWAPGS: Meltdown may be over, Spectre looms

Meltdown and Spectre are, without doubt, the worst vulnerabilities discovered in the last decade, thanks to a joint effort between software vendors, fixes were rolled out before things could become catastrophic. While everything seems to have...

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Linux TCP bug could put you in a SACK

Linux is the most used kernel in the world (if we don’t consider MINIX), it powers many devices such as Android phones, supercomputers, server clusters and (the brave few) desktops. A new bug affecting SACKs was...

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ZombieLand is Intel’s latest nightmare, is there an end to it?

After the Intel ME, “minix”, issue the discovery of Meltdown an Spectre and the subsequent discovery of Speculative Store Bypass there really seems no end to it. Wait, there’s a new one: meet ZombieLand, yet another...

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Raspberry PI: credit-card sized computing

The Raspberry PI is a credit card-sized computer boasting low-power consumption and great capabilities. With its simplicity and low price it has created a new type of “computers” and accelerated the Internet of Things.

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Linux: the story of a kernel old 25 years

Linux is clearly the most successful project in the open source history. This year, the world’s most known kernel turns 25, marking the quarter of century for this incredible project.