Wednesday January 20, 2016

New Zero-Day Flaw Hits Millions Of Linux Servers

All you alternative OS types out there should read this. Android users should probably pay attention too. frown

A new, previously undiscovered flaw that allows an attacker to escalate local user privileges to the highest "root" level is said to hit "tens of millions" of Linux PCs and servers. Because some of the code is shared, the zero-day flaw also affects more than two-thirds of all Android devices.