Dear CIO: Linux Mint Encourages Users to Keep System Up-to-Date

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Regardless of what you may have read elsewhere, the Linux Mint team takes security very seriously and wants you to keep your system up-to-date.

Swapnil Bhartiya gets it wrong.

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Another Yahoo Security Breach Affects a Billion Accounts

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After announcing in September that 500 million accounts had been compromised in a 2014 security breach, the company announces today that an additional billion accounts have been hacked in a separate incident.

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Is Linux Kernel Growth Sustainable?

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A tech writer who still counts on her fingers and toes, tries to wrap her head around the size of the Linux kernel, and wonders when its weight will cause it to crash through the […]

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‘Refer a Friend’ Ransomware Program

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A new, under development ransomware called Popcorn Time has a “refer a friend” option meant to appeal to the victim’s worst instincts.

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Saying Goodbye to Net Neutrality Under Trump

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One of the things we can expect to see after Trump takes office in January is the demise of Net Neutrality, which some say will signal the end of a free Internet.

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