This week in IT, all Linux distributions are affected by a serious security flaw, called Dirty Pipe, that can completely destroy systems. Google buys cybersecurity specialist Mandiant, swiping it from underneath Microsoft’s nose. Apple unveils its new all-powerful M1 Ultra chip. And Microsoft makes it easier for startups to participate in its Founders Hub program.
Plus, Windows 11 may be getting tabbed Sets back in a future Insider build, Patch Tuesday updates fix the Windows Reset issue that was causing synchronized OneDrive files to remain on users’ systems, and researchers discover a new CPU speculative execution flaw.
This week in IT is a weekly podcast hosted by Petri’s Editorial Director Russell Smith. Each week, Russell rounds up the most important stories for IT pros in a short video.