The CES 2019 is behind us, and although we look back on it a little bit today, it's time to go back to the normal life of the administrator and check what is new in IT world.
Mozilla approves 7 new authorities
Mozilla has added seven new companies to the list of trusted certification authorities. This is the first time in two years when the number of trusted authorities has increased, the general trend is rather to reduce their number. However, some of the new authorities have different limitations, such as a domain, etc.
Ruby meeting in Brno (Ruby Stories VII)
The conference Ruby Stories on application develepment in Ruby will held on Tuesday, January 29 in Brno. Red Hat or PrimeHammer developers will be there as well, and we can look forward to lectures How to smuggle TCP traffic through an HTTP connection, Railway Oriented Programming or Building and Serverless Slackbot.
Benchmark of 10Gbit on Linux and FreeBSD
The Phoronix server published very interesting test of 10Gbit Ethernet test on nine Linux distributions and FreeBSD 12. There were Antengos 19.1, CentOS 7, Clear Linux, Debian 9.6, Fedora Server 29, OpenSUSE Leap 15.0 and Tumbleweed, Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS and 18.10. The results are quite interesting and can serve as a good guide for administrators.
Leak in APT
The system APT contains significant vulnerabilities that allow to run any code. Patches are already available for Debian and Ubuntu.
CZ.NIC published security book
The CZ.NIC Association published the CyberSecurity e-book by Jan Kolouch, Pavel Bašta, Andrea Kropáčová and Martin Kunc. On five hundred pages you can find the introduction to cyber security and it is free. Download here.
News from Coolhousing
Sale of dedicated server
Coolhousing data center comes with a great sale of Supermicro E3-1220v3 with 4 CPU, 16 GB DDR3 RAM, 2x 1TB HDD and 1Gbps connectivity. Do not miss this opportunity with price value offer!
Author: Jirka Dvořák