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DDoS
CDNetworks explains the brute force of XOR.DDoS attacks
The XOR.DDoS creates huge volumes of of data and meaningless strings in a SYN flood attack, crippling Linux PCs - and Windows too, says CDNetworks.
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DevOps
Container tech is all the rage. Here's how to make the most of it
Red Hat recommends three things developers need to keep in mind when using the Linux Containers virtualisation method, and container tech.
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Cloud
Myth-busting the open-source cloud
Open-source cloud is ready for prime time – and the enterprise, says Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Aman Neil Dokania. He explains why.
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ESET
ESET uncovers new Linux/Moose malware threat
ESET has discovered a new threat from the Linux/Moose malware family that is generating fake activity on social networks.
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Apple
2015 Linux Conference kicks off in Auckland
Many open source geeks from across the globe are gathering in Auckland to meet their fellow technologists to share the latest ideas and innovations.
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Open source
Top Linux Conference about to descend on Auckland
More information about the upcoming Linux, Open Source and development conference.
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Linux
Linus Torvalds to lead LCA 2015 keynote session
The keynote session of LCA 2015 will be a question and answer with Linus Torvalds.
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Open source
Docker feels heat from competitors Joyent and Linux
Docker, the container based virtualisation technology, is feeling the heat from increased competition.
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Servers
Go back in time with the new Suse Linux Enterprise Server
The Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12 comes with a system snapshot and rollback capability.
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Cybersecurity
First we had heartbleed, now we're shellshocked
"The recent Heartbleed vulnerability is similar in nature to Shellshock, but Heartbleed is dwarfed by the extent and reach of this new vulnerability."
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Open source
Open Source boost as Linux Conference heads to Auckland
Seen as a meeting place for the free and open source software communities, the Linux Conference is set to be held at the University of Auckland early next year.
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Smartphone
Ubuntu joins the touchy, feely Linux shouting match
The thot just plickened where mobile technology is concerned, as Ubuntu shows off (yet another) Linux for the handset up in Barcelona.
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Linux
ERP vendor gives open source software a boost
ERP vendor Infor announces that its products are available on Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux and JBoss middleware.
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Tablets & laptops
Tablet computing and the imminent threat to the desktop operating system
With the burgeoning craze around tablet computing, it is little wonder that Microsoft is getting in on the action, albeit awfully late in the game.
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Linux
Tiny 'Raspberry Pi' seeds new dev generation
Credit card-sized computers developed to encourage kids to learn programming.
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Virtualisation
Virtualisation: do more with less
Could open source alternatives provide even more benefits than traditional virtualisation solutions?
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Linux
Suse launches conference to celebrate 20th anniversary
'SuseCon' to recognise Linux distributor's impressive milestone in industry of near constant change.
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Linux
Suse looking to re-open Linux conversation
Newly-appointed ANZ sales director keen to revive communication about open-source operating system.
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Linux
Oracle drops Open Office
Commercial version of Open Office to be canned with OpenOffice.org handed over to the community.
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Linux
Red Hat opens New Zealand office
Open source solutions provider Red Hat has opening its first New Zealand office with the goal of expanding its local business.
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Linux
Linux conference open source eye opener
Hundreds of open source software aficionados will congregate in Wellington this January for the Linux.conf.au conference (LCA2010).
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Microsoft
Hosting: Microsoft vs Linux
Which platform best suits your client’s web hosting needs? We take a look.