Canonical released Ubuntu 17.10 featuring a new GNOME desktop on Wayland, and new versions of KDE, MATE and Budgie. On the cloud, 17.10 brings Kubernetes 1.8 for hyper-elastic container operations, and minimal base images for containers. Enhanced security and productivity for developers The Atom editor and Microsoft Visual Studio Code are emerging as the new wave of…

The question of whether regular people need end-to-end encryption will surely be debated for quite some time. But for Alan Duric, CEO and co-founder of Wire, the question can only have a positive answer. As he told the audience at the FSec security symposium in Varazdin, Croatia, end-to-end encryption is about more than just privacy…

Have the attackers responsible for the Equifax data breach exploited a vulnerability in Apache Struts, a popular open source framework for developing web applications, to compromise the company’s networks? Equifax has yet to share more details about how the attack was pulled off, but a report by financial services firm Robert W. Baird & Co….

Service aims to provide efficient security programs but projects must meet certain rules to qualify for it. HackerOne has announced free professional service for open-source projects aimed at providing support to project developers for running efficient and productive security programs. Called HackerOne Community Edition, this service will help open-source projects with “vulnerability submission, coordination, dupe…