Canonical Patches Ancient “Dirty COW” Kernel Bug in All Supported Ubuntu OSes

A significant Linux kernel bug has been patched today by Canonical.   Club members running any Ubuntu derived OS (Mint, Elementary, etc.) should manually trigger your OS updater to apply the patch.

If running Android on Tablets/Phones, users may need to check with their OEM as to patch timing.   Club members running Chromebooks will receive the updates automatically from Google in the next day or two.

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Have You Been Hacked (or Pwned . . )??

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Ever wanted to see if any of your registered sites (banking, social, shopping, etc.) have “given up” your name, passwords or similar details?

This website was created and is managed by a Microsoft Regional Director, Troy Hunt.   If interested, click below to access the link:

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