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‘Frustratingly Slow’ — Read The Verge’s Verdict on the New Ubuntu Phone

<b>Ouch.</b>That was the only word I could mutter when reading the The Verge‘s in-field review of the new Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition handset, the latest …

Phones

Large Volume of DNSSEC Amplification DDoS Observed, Akamai Reports

A dramatic increase in DNS reflection/amplification DDoS attacks abusing Domain Name System Security Extension (DNSSEC) configured domains have been …

Information Security

Hacker explains how he put "backdoor" in hundreds of Linux Mint downloads

The hacker said their prime motivation for the backdoor was to build a botnet.<p>A lone hacker who duped hundreds of users into downloading a version of …

Linux

Linux Mint hacked: Malware-infected ISOs linked from official site

If you downloaded and installed Linux Mint from the distribution's website over the weekend, your machine has been compromised.<p>"Hackers made a …

LG's G5 is a radical reinvention of the flagship Android smartphone

Today LG introduces its latest flagship Android smartphone, the G5. Launching alongside a raft of accessories and plug-in modules, the G5 will be defined in most people's eyes by its extras, but I think it will be one of the more memorable devices of MWC 2016 simply because it's a terrific phone in …

Gear & Gadgets

What is DNS Amplification | DDoS Attack Glossary

DNS Amplification<p>What is a DNS Amplification Attack<p>DNS amplification is a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack in which the attacker exploits …

dns reflection attack vs dns amplification attack

Over the past few weeks I have heard discussions about a DNS reflection attack and a DNS amplification attack.<p>Is there truly a difference between the …

An Open Letter To My CEO

Dear Jeremy,<p>When I was a kid, back in the 90s when Spice Girls and owning a pager were #<i>goals</i>, I dreamed of having a car and a credit card and my own …

Spice Girls

4 strategies for remembering everything you learn

If you're going to learn anything, you need two kinds of prior knowledge:<p>• Knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• …

What is OpenStack?

OpenStack is a set of software tools for building and managing cloud computing platforms for public and private clouds. Backed by some of the biggest …

How to Launch a 65Gbps DDoS, and How to Stop One

Yesterday I posted a post mortem on an outage we had Saturday. The outage was caused when we applied an overly aggressive rate limit to traffic on …

DNS Amplification Attack

25 Apache Interview Questions for Beginners and Intermediates

We are very thankful to All our readers for the response we are getting for our new <b>Linux Interview</b> section. And now we have started section wise …