Cool IT News 74

Czech Turris Mox goes to the production. AquilaOS comes and brings nothing new. Secure news and some gossips won´t be miss. Have a nice Friday!



CryptoFest & openSUSE Conference 2018

Security and Unix conferences

Another, one-day security seminar, the CryptoFest will take place on May 26, 2018. For example, you can be part of lectures about TLS 1.3 or the Meltdown vulnerability. In same time, the openSUSE Conference will take place May 25 to 27. You can learn about new modifications to GCC, GNU Health or OBS. So, if you are a fan of openSUSE and/or security, you should definitely not miss these events. More information


Turris Mox will be manufactured

The modular router Turris Mox was developed by CZ.NIC as an additional version to the Omnia router succeed in the Indiegogo server campaign and will therefore go into production. Hurray! The first users of this genial solution, made by genius Ondrej Filip from the most genius CZ.NIC, will be ready in autumn 2018. Great, huh? More information


AquilaOS is coming, shake yourself!

Unix AquilaOS is here

AquilaOS, after two years of development, has reached into the first usable alfa version. And what's AquilaOS actually? Are you really asking ?! Well, the system was written by Ken Thompson's UNIX specification. The whole system was written in C and ASM with a monolithic kernel, multithreading and multitasking for the x86 platform (others should be followed). It was published under GNU GPL 3. And what is its goal?! Actually quite small. It will be something like a toy for everyone who want to get to know about the clean UNIX draft. :) More information







Security news


Security flaw in OpenPGP and S/MIME

Do you send encrypted emails? Do you think it's safe, isn´t it? Don´t be so naive! Bullshit. The newly discovered security flaw in OpenPGP and S/MIME, which has been labeled as EFAIL, allows to crack encryption and gain access to a plain-text version of the mail under certain conditions. Thug life, huh? The flaw has not been fixed yet. More information


Throwhammer - Rowhammer attacks

Rowhammer attacks are nothing new, and it would be useless to describe them in more detail. However, a new version of this kind of attack has been discovered, which works remotely only with network packets. It is designated as Throwhammer, and requires some network card that handles 9 million packets per second and supports RDMA. More information



News from Coolhousing

News from Coolhousing


Mining Colocation

Professional Mining Colocation


The high performance, space, electricity and cooling in particular. These are basic, but not all variables that have to be taken into mind, when you want to mine any cryptocurrency. If you already invested a lot of money in the mining rig, then the mining machine care, services and an environment, where the machine is located, should be on the professional level. Only this way, all operating and maintenance costs can be optimized to bring the desired, invested fruit. More information




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