Unix

10.06.14
Attackers hit Yahoo using the Shellshock bug, but your data is safe
10.06.14

Attackers hit Yahoo using the Shellshock bug, but your data is safe

Looks like it didn't take long for the Shellshock security flaw to claim its first major victim....

By J. Fingas,   10.06.14
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09.29.14
Apple updates OS X to protect 'advanced UNIX users' from Shellshock
09.29.14

Apple updates OS X to protect 'advanced UNIX users' from Shellshock

Although OS X is among the systems listed as vulnerable to the recently-uncovered Shellshock / Bas...

By R. Lawler,   09.29.14
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09.28.14
The Shellshock command security flaw isn't really fixed yet
09.28.14

The Shellshock command security flaw isn't really fixed yet

Don't get too comfy just because companies are rolling out patches for the Shellshock security bug...

By J. Fingas,   09.28.14
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09.25.14
What is the Shellshock Bash bug and why does it matter?
09.25.14

What is the Shellshock Bash bug and why does it matter?

By now you may have heard about a new bug found in the Bash shell. And unless you're a programmer...

By J. Andrade,   09.25.14
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09.24.14
'Bash' command flaw leaves Linux, OS X and more open to attack
09.24.14

'Bash' command flaw leaves Linux, OS X and more open to attack

Apparently, the internet has more deep-seated security bugs to worry about than Heartbleed. Resear...

By J. Fingas,   09.24.14
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05.12.14
Betty helps you conquer the console by translating English to Unix commands
05.12.14

Betty helps you conquer the console by translating English to Unix commands

If you've got a smartphone in your pocket, chances are you've got a digital assistant in there too...

By C. Velazco,   05.12.14
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02.01.14
I tried this one crazy trick for a translucent Mavericks dock and it worked
02.01.14

I tried this one crazy trick for a translucent Mavericks dock and it worked

I love OS customization. Don't you? Ever since OS X Mavericks debuted, I've been complaining about t...

By E. Sadun,   02.01.14
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08.29.13
OS X vulnerability allows superuser access to hackers
08.29.13

OS X vulnerability allows superuser access to hackers

Another vulnerability has popped up in OS X, and this time it's not Java-related. The developers o...

By Michael Grothaus,   08.29.13
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07.25.13
YouTube celebrates Geek Week with Unix overhaul, eyes flinch universally
07.25.13

YouTube celebrates Geek Week with Unix overhaul, eyes flinch universally

To celebrate its upcoming Geek Week event, YouTube has started an Easter egg hunt on its Twitter f...

By T. Seppala,   07.25.13
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