The Chromebook has taken off. It’s a Linux-based device that has one key thing in its favor. Jack Wallen explains what he thinks it is.
A new vulnerability found in Microsoft Internet Explorer affects Internet Explorer version 8. The vulnerability allows attackers to execute code on a machine by just having the user visit a malicious website. This can happen, for example, when th…
Linux is uniquely suited to meet the demands of large-scale, enterprise computing. Jack Wallen traces its evolution and impact on enterprise systems.
This blog describes briefly what WebShells are, and how attackers can
use WebShells to gain powerful shell level/system level access to a
server. WebShells have been used in attacks for quite a long time now,
but with changes in attack tre…
If you want to try Ubuntu 13.04, but prefer a different desktop than Unity, Jack Wallen shows you how you can install the latest iteration of GNOME Shell (3.8) and why you should give it a try.
Pygal is an open source program that allows you to create vector graphics for your website. Here is how to install it.
For new users to Linux, there might be times when you need to change the permissions of a file. Jack Wallen shows you how this is done without having to touch the command line. With just your file…