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Learning Linux


It is reported that Benjamin Franklin once said: “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” It’s a quote that we hold quite close here at UKFast. We’re always trying to help our team, our clients and the community to learn and develop, and we’re proud to announce […]

It Behooves You to Patch This Linux Vulnerability

Dirty COW Linux vulnerability

It’s well-known that the tech community is a big fan of weird and wonderful nicknames for their vulnerabilities, but while the name of the new one – ‘Dirty COW’ –  is particularly special, don’t let the tongue-in-cheek name fool you; it’s affecting Linux in a big way and there are steps you need to take […]

Become a Linux Legend

UKFast training and education Aaron

If you enjoy both a good workshop and the hit operating system Linux – and let’s face it, who doesn’t? – then we’ve got a special treat in store for you! As we continue our crusade to bridge the digital skills gap in the region we’ve worked with The Dean Trust to design a five-day Linux […]

Top of the Classroom

LPIC Award

At UKFast we are always looking for new ways to get creative in the classroom and find new ways to tackle that pesky digital skills gap we always read so much about! Well, this time we’ve decided to take our efforts to those heroic types who have the biggest opportunity to influence the next generation […]

A New Update you Need to be A(VM)ware Of

Brexit email scam

Last week a vulnerability in the glibc was causing a ruckus, and we waited on tenterhooks for an update from VMware. Here’s the latest information on the situation, and on how we’re protecting our customers! Last week Google and Redhat announced there’s a bug kicking about in the glibc library that could potentially give attackers […]

Why Linux is Making Daily Mail Headlines

Tumblr hack

A new flaw has been discovered in the Linux operating system and judging from its guest appearance in the Daily Mail headlines, it’s bad in more ways than one. Good news is that patches are available/being worked on. If this all seems hella confusing and you just want to know what you have to do […]