Korora 21 Xfce Edition Screenshot Tour

By Softpedia

The Korora 21 screenshot tour series ends with the Xfce edition, which is built around the lightweight and fast Xfce 4.10.1 graphical desktop environment and targeted at users of low-end machines or computers with old/semi-old hardware components. According to the official release announcement, the Korora 21 Xfce Edition operating system…

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Answering the Call for Werner Koch’s Everywhere

By Jim Zemlin

This past week the person who manages one of the world’s most important cryptography projects, Werner Koch, went from going broke to raising more than $100,000 for his project, GNU Privacy Guard. This is in addition to the $60,000 The Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) dedicated to Werner last month. GnuPG is used not just to encrypt and authenticate email but provides the confirmation that software packages and releases are what they claim to be. Facebook, Stripe and others are answering the calls to support the individuals who are developing the world’s most critical digital infrastructure.

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About 40,000 MongoDB Databases Found Open Online

By Softpedia

Administrators of tens of thousands of MongoDB databases around the world failed to enforce any security mechanisms, allowing access outside the backend and exposing information of millions of customers to unauthorized parties. MongoDB is an open-source, document-oriented database compatible with multiple operating systems. It is a highly popular NoSQL database,…

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