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Antivirus LiveCD 16.0-0.99 Promises to Clean Your PC of Viruses with ClamAV 0.99

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Today, 4MLinux developer Zbigniew Konojacki informs us about the release and immediate availability for download of Antivirus Live CD 16.0-0.99.

If you don't know what Antivirus Live CD is, we will take this opportunity to remind you that it is a small, free and easy-to-use Live ISO image built around the open-source Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) antivirus software and designed for cleaning your PC of viruses, no matter if you're using Linux, Mac or Windows.

The new release, Antivirus Live CD 16.0-0.99, brings support for the recently announced ClamAV 0.99.0, which has all the latest virus definition updates and bugfixes for protecting your computer from malware. Besides that, Antivirus Live CD 16.0-0.99 is now based on the 4MLinux 16.0 operating system.

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Kali Linux Reviewed, Release

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  • Hands-on with Kali Linux Rolling

    Kali Linux, long known as a premier security/pen-test distribution, announces a new release which is also UEFI compatible. Here are my experiences installing it.

  • Kali Linux, Rolling Edition Released – 2016.1

    Today marks an important milestone for us with the first public release of our Kali Linux rolling distribution. Kali switched to a rolling release model back when we hit version 2.0 (codename “sana”), however the rolling release was only available via an upgrade from 2.0 to kali-rolling for a select brave group. After 5 months of testing our rolling distribution (and its supporting infrastructure), we’re confident in its reliability – giving our users the best of all worlds – the stability of Debian, together with the latest versions of the many outstanding penetration testing tools created and shared by the information security community.

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Kwort Linux 4.3.1 Officially Released with Security Patches, Bootloader Improvements

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David Cortarello of the Kwort project was proud to announce on January 21, 2016, that the first maintenance release of the Kwort Linux 4.3 operating system is now available for download.

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This Virtual Phone Within Your Android Lets You Use Tor More Securely

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Now, these paranoid Android users have a new way to use Tor more securely thanks to a completely separate and isolated virtual phone within their phone. This “Tor Space” will feature the same apps that can already be used on regular Android phones, such as Orbot and Orfox, but it’s designed to run on a siloed separate partition with no access to other data stored on the phone.

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New open-source ad-blocking web browser emerges from brain of ex-Mozilla boss Eich

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OSS
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A new open-source browser that blocks ads and tracking code and so promises to "fix the Web" by offering a faster, privacy-respecting experience has been released.

The Brave browser is the brainchild of former Mozilla (Firefox) CEO and JavaScript inventor Brendan Eich, and version 0.7 is now available to developers on GitHub.

Brave is built on top of open-source browser Chromium – which Google uses as the foundation for its Chrome browser – and claims to be between 1.5 and 4 times faster than competitors by stripping out not just ads, but also all the tracking code that lives in abundance on most ad-supported websites.

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Don't Panic About Recent Zero-Day Linux Kernel Vulnerability, It's Not That Bad

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The kernel vulnerability that was revealed only yesterday got some users panicked, but the truth is that’s not really the case.

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