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Security: Updates, Passwords, Radare2 and Debian LTS Work

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  • Security updates for Tuesday

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (openjpeg2, openssh, and xen), openSUSE (dovecot23, jasper, libseccomp, lxc, putty, and singularity), Red Hat (bind, kernel, polkit, python, and wget), and Ubuntu (unbound).

  • Five myths about password managers

    Password managers are the most recommended tool by security experts to protect your online credentials from hackers. But many people are still hesitant to use them. Here’s why password managers are safe, secure and your best defense against password-hungry cyber criminals.

  • Analysis of A New Golang Ransomware Targeting Linux Systems

    During the past two months, I have been working on reverse engineering malware written in Golang. Go, also known as Golang, is a statically typed, compiled programming language designed at Google that is becoming more popular within the malware development community. In this blog, I will analyze a newly found Golang ransomware targeting Linux systems.

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    Next, let’s start dynamic debugging in debugger. Here, I use Radare2 as the debugger. Radare2 is able to analyze stripped Go binary and restore symbols by issuing an analysis command – which is why I chose Radare2 as the debugger for this project instead of GDB in Linux.

  • Jonas Meurer: debian lts report 2019.09

    This month I was allocated 10 hours and carried over 9.5 hours from August. Unfortunately, again I didn't find much time to work on LTS issues, partially because I was travelling. I spent 5 hours on the task listed below. That means that I carry over 14.5 hours to October.

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