Category: UNIX

Rust vs Go – Open Source is about enabling users – Rust lang will complement C around the GNU Linux Kernel (for better safety) “Amazon, Microsoft, Google” and the White House, want to make Open Source more secure
16.05.2022

Open Source is about enabling users “Amazon, Microsoft, Google” and the White House, want to help make Open Source more secure… https://www.golem.de/news/openssf-150-millionen-us-dollar-sollen-open-source-absichern-2205-165382.html https://www.golem.de/news/openssf-linux-foundation-will-security-praxis-vereinheitlichen-2008-150036.html src of src: “White House OSS Mobilization Plan” 2022: https://openssf.org/blog/2022/05/11/testimony-to-the-us-house-committee-on-science-and-technology/ 2020: “The OpenSSF is a cross-industry collaboration […]

Monolithic Hybrid Micro Nano Kernel OS and examples
13.02.2021

Why Hybrid? “Most hybrid kernels start as monolithic kernels and begin moving components into user land, primarily as security to support 3rd-party components and drivers which may be malicious or buggy. An example of a hybrid kernel design may keep […]

Spectre and Meltdown – Linus Torvalds infuriated by Intel insanity – Open CPU and rise of RISC? RISCV – hifive1
09.05.2018

Update: 2020.03 “The newly developed Rowhammer- attack TRRespass can crack the RAM-a security mechanism by many DDR4-DRAM-modules as well as LPDDR4 Chips. Until now, these were considered to be almost immune to Rowhammer attacks.” https://www.com-magazin.de/news/sicherheit/software-hammer-ram-schutz-attackiert-2515621.html Update: 2019.10 Zombieload is back. […]

Linux Kernel – Security Updates
27.06.2017

latest kernel related security problems can be found here… -> https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/linux newsletter subsribe: https://tracker.debian.org/accounts/login/ also https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/kernel/linux.git http://www.securityfocus.com/ http://www.securityfocus.com/cgi-bin/index.cgi?c=11&op=display_threads&ListID=1&limit=30&offset=0&date=2017-06-20&mode=threaded https://cve.mitre.org/index.html https://twitter.com/CVEnew/ https://wiki.debian.org/DebianKernel

The Unix philosophy – simple and beautiful (so it “just works”)
02.05.2017

“The Unix Philosophy in One Lesson” “All the philosophy really boils down to one iron law, the hallowed ‘KISS principle’ of master engineers everywhere:” src: https://homepage.cs.uri.edu/~thenry/resources/unix_art/ch01s07.html “Keep It Simple, Stupid” or “Keep It Super Simple” would add: Keep it as […]