What´s new in the this week? Check with us Cool IT News no. 98!
APFS for Linux very soon
Hurray! The relatively new file system APFS (Apple File System), which replaced HFS+ in macOS some time ago, and is included in iOS from version 10.3, will receive support in the Linux kernel, soon. The function read-only is supported so far and compression and encryption are missing, but should be supported at full length soon. The source code is available on GitHub.
Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3+ on the market
The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced this week, that a new Compute Module 3+ module will be on sale very soon. It is based on BCM2837B0 as well as Raspberry Pi 3 B +, which will have CPU with 1.2 GHz, instead of 1.4 GHz. In addition, it is equipped with eMMC flash memory. Prices are again interesting and production is scheduled for at least seven years.
Support shut down for bad DNS
And now something new for network administrators. Companies with development of DNS software and related services will cease to support DNS servers that violate the 1987 and 1999 standards. Thus, their domains won´t be function anymore. Have you checked this yet, if this issue is affecting you?
Bug in NumPy
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in NumPy, that allows to run scrambled code. The problem is regarding to versions 1.10 – 1.16. A temporary solution how the problem figure out is set allow_pickle to false, which is probably the default setting in NumPy 1.17.
Let’s Encrypt shuts tls-sni-01 down
A vulnerability in the tls-sni-01 validation method was discovered about a year ago. Let’s Encrypt then blocked this method for new certificates and left it only the existing one. However, the final shutdown will be occured soon and existing certificates is necessarily to migrate.
News from Coolhousing
Sale of dedicated server
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Author: Jirka Dvořák