Mozilla decided to stop supporting NPAPI plugins for Firefox browser two years ago. NPAPI plugins are binary components integrated to the browser. Some well known NPAPI plugins are Flash, Java, and the GNOME Shell web extension. The stock Firefox 52 browser… Continue Reading →
What is encryption? In cryptography, encryption is encoding information so that only authorized parties can read it. Encryption doesn’t necessarily prevent someone else from getting access to your data. However, if they do, it can prevent that data’s content from being read. Encryption… Continue Reading →
In the continuing line of security vulnerabilities with cute names like Heartbleed or Shellshock, today we have “DROWN.”
Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to keep up with everything. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each. Get Fedora Stickers… Continue Reading →
There’s nothing as jarring for a sysadmin as seeing this kind of message on a mailing list: This is the most serious bug you’ll hear about this week: the issues identified and fixed in OpenSSH are dubbed CVE-2016-0777 and CVE-2016-0778…. Continue Reading →
Fedora Security Lab is probably one of the most unknown Fedora Labs for the public. It is typically used for a very specific task. But what exactly is that task? This article aims to answer that question!
Don’t Forget to Vote! The 2015 November / December Fedora Elections officially began last Monday, and voting closes today (December 14th) at 23:59:00 UTC. Watch the timezone — that’s a lot sooner than midnight in many parts of the world…. Continue Reading →
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