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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‘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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Users Told Disconnect Certain Netgear Routers

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Some popular Netgear routers contain a security flaw that is evidently easy to exploit and can make users vulnerable to a CSRF attack.

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New IoT Botnet, Attackers Target Tor, and More…

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Also included, Flash on life support, Mageia’s new release, Ubuntu sets date for “Zesty Zapus” and our News Wire gets an RSS feed.

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