FOSS Week in Review
Also: Ubuntu gets ready for Yakkety Yak (don’t talk back), Tails has a new release with an updated TOR browser and Android apps are coming to a Chromebook near you.
Here in the Tar Heel State, MerleFest, featuring performances by John Prine and John Oates sans Daryl Hall, dominates […]
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Newly discovered Windows security hole bypasses AppLocker and lets apps run without admin rights. Proof-of-concept code published.
This is one of those “look what I found while looking for something else” sort of stories. Casey Smith was trying to solve a problem and accidentally discovered a security vulnerability that affects business and server […]
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The Heart of Linux
In this story, Microsoft is the cunning spider and Linux the intended victim, the fly. Everyone knows how the story begins. ‘Will you walk into my parlour?’ said the Spider to the Fly.
The punishment needs to fit the crime, but in Microsoft’s case, it never has. […]
Continue reading Maybe It’s Time to Trust Microsoft — Maybe Not