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Severe Linux kernel flaw found in RDS

Linux systems running kernels prior to 5.0.8 require patching after news emerged of a high-severity flaw that could be remotely exploited. According to the NIST advisory, CVE-2019-1181 is a race condition affecting the kernel’s rds_tcp_kill_sock in net/rds/tcp.c “leading to a...


Teaching Cybersecurity

We’re heading toward a massive worldwide shortage of cybersecurity professionals. Tufts graduates will be there to help. WHEN EVERYTHING IS CONNECTED to the internet, everything is at risk. Sometimes, the hackers get us piecemeal, through...


NSA to release a free reverse engineering tool

GHIDRA is written in Java and works on Windows, Mac, and Linux. The US National Security Agency will release a free reverse engineering tool at the upcoming RSA security conference that will be held...


The Illustrated TLS Connection

For many people involved in the NetSec community, understanding and appreciating the complexities of TLS can be rather difficult. Try as you may, there has never been a simplified and elegant solution to understanding...


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