Articles and News
RFC: Rust in Linux Kernel
»Some of you have noticed the past few weeks and months that a serious attempt to bring a second language to the kernel was being forged. We are finally here, with an RFC that adds support for Rust to the Linux kernel.«
#rust #linux-kernel #linux
Prioritizing Memory Safety Migrations
In this post, the author shows that replacing C/C++ with safer languages is not an all-or-nothing task and suggests prioritizing systematically.
#rust #c #programming-language #security
Allow Arbitrary URLs, Expect Arbitrary Code Execution
The article demonstrates with practical examples how insufficient user input validation leads to code execution vulnerabilities.
US Investigators Probing Breach at Code Testing Company Codecov
The Codecov supply chain hack gets investigated.
KVM/Qemu VMs With a Multi-Screen Spice Console
In this multi-part article, the author covers access methods to multi-screen spice consoles.
#spice #kvm #qemu #virtualization
VMware and Dell Technologies Reach Agreement Regarding Spin-Off
»Dell Technologies to Spin-off 81% Equity Ownership of VMware.«
EMS Launches Bridging For Microsoft Teams
Element Matrix Services is now bridging to Microsoft Teams.
Opting Your Website Out of Google’s FLoC Network
The short instructions on this post show how to set the
Permissions-Policy: interest-cohort=() header in popular HTTP/S servers.
#google #floc #online-advertising
Statement on DNS Encryption
In this statement, the DNS root server operators explain why they don’t feel comfortable being the early adopters of authoritative DNS encryption.
#dns #dns-over-tls #dns-server #dns-root-server #dns-encryption
Expiration Date 4-6-2021
The Epic Games Reliability Engineering team did a post-mortem on a certificate expiration issue they recently experienced.
FBI Cleans Web Shells From Hacked Exchange Servers in Rare Active Defense Move
The FBI actively removes backdoors from the hacked Microsoft Exchange servers.
Projects and Releases
Only some of the highlights:
- ZFS now provided by OpenZFS
- in-kernel framing and encryption of TLS
- arm64 is promoted to Tier-1 status
- rewritten routing stack
- clang, lld, llvm, libc++ update to 11.0.1
- bhyve improvements
- removed obsolete GDB
Version 12 of the LLVM compiler toolchain was released.
In-depth comparison of files, archives, and directories.
»Upptime is the open-source uptime monitor and status page, powered entirely by GitHub Actions and Issues.«
List of Online Text to Diagram Tools
Page with a comprehensive list of various text to diagram tools.
#text-tools #diagram-tools #text-to-diagram
pev (Postgres Explain Visualizer)