TheRegister: Linux to gain longer-term support

El Register reports that the Linux kernel is gaining a longer-term support model. Their article indicates that Greg Kroah-Hartman is planning on a six-year term for the various Linux kernel long-term releases. Currently, Linux kernels have a two-year life in the Long-Term Support queue, before being retired. This support period isn’t enough for Google, who need longer-term support…

IPv6 Security Myths

I’ve been reading an article on Linux.com on various IPv6 security myths. IPv6 was originally proposed with several in-built security features. Expectations have expanded over time to IPv6 to be the most secure protocol ever. But in reality things are different. The article covers some of the security fallacies that built up around IPv6 and…