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Brittany Day

About the Contributor Brittany is a passionate, committed content creator and social media manager for LinuxSecurity.com. Brittany aims to write and promote content that provides value to everyone, regardless of their career or familiarity with Linux, and that raises awareness of the many advantages that open source offers. Brittany earned a BS in General Science at University of Oregon. Aside from social media and writing, Brittany's passions include spending time with family and friends, bodybuilding, fashion and music.

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Amazon's experiment wireless mesh networking has turned users into guinea pigs. If you use Alexa, Echo, or any other Amazon device, you have only 10 days to opt out of an experiment that leaves your personal privacy and security hanging in the balance.

Looking for a free and secure CentOS replacement? AlmaLinux and Oracle are great alternatives you'll want to look into. Among the various benefits that the distro offers, AlmaLinux 8.4 offers full UEFI Secure Boot support.

Red Hat has brought its Universal Base Image to Docker Hub as “Verified Publisher” images in an effort to help developers and operators build more secure and scalable containerized solutions.

If you've made the switch to AlmaLinux, you should enable 2FA for SSH authentication for more secure logins. Learn how to enable SSH 2FA on AlmaLinux in this tutorial.

Learn about seven great tools you can use to encrypt/decrypt and password protect files on Linux in this tutorial.

Oracle has released Oracle Linux 8.4 as the latest (and greatest!) version of its free, enterprise-ready OS based on RHEL 8.4. This release offers improved security with a new RPM plugin as a replacement of the previous YUM plugin to notify the fapolicyd daemon, as well as support for an IPsec-based VPN.

Google Chrome 91 has arrived with important security fixes and excellent new features - especially for Linux users!

Hector Martin, a hacker who is porting Linux to Apple Silicon Macs through Asahi Linux, has discovered a novel covert channel vulnerability on the M1 chip, calling it ‘M1RACLES’ and tracked as CVE-2021-30747. The flaw lies in the design of the chip itself, allowing any two applications running under an OS to covertly exchange data between them without using memory, sockets, files, or any other features that are meant to be used for data exchange. "While this shouldn’t be allowed...

Rancher Labs headlined SUSE’s recent SUSECON Digital 2021 event. The recently acquired company has played a big part in SUSE’s overall security strategy including updates to its edge, cloud, and cloud-native products.

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