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Posts in 2020

  • Choosing a Falco driver

    Wednesday, September 23, 2020 in The Falco blog

    Falco works by taking Linux system call information at runtime, and rebuilding the state of the kernel in memory. The Falco engine depends on a driver in order to consume the raw stream of system call information. Currently the Falco project supports …

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  • Falco 0.25.0 a.k.a. "the summer release"

    Tuesday, August 25, 2020 in The Falco blog

    Today we announce the release of Falco 0.25 🥳 This one is a small release but a very important one!! You can take a look at the set of changes here: 0.25.0 In case you just want to try out the stable Falco 0.25, you can install its packages …

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  • Falco 0.24.0 a.k.a. "the huge release"

    Thursday, July 16, 2020 in The Falco blog

    After two long months, look who's back! Today we announce the release of Falco 0.24 🥳 You can take a look at the huge set of changes here: 0.24.0 In case you just want to try out the stable Falco 0.24, you can install its packages following the …

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  • Detect CVE-2020-8557 using Falco

    Wednesday, July 15, 2020 in The Falco blog

    CVE-2020-8557 The /etc/hosts file mounted in a pod by kubelet is not included by the kubelet eviction manager when calculating ephemeral storage usage by a pod. If a pod writes a large amount of data to the /etc/hosts file, it could fill the storage …

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  • Extend Falco outputs with falcosidekick

    Monday, June 22, 2020 in The Falco blog

    (2021-04-13) edit: update to integrate Falcosidekick-UI use last versions of Falco helm chart which embeds Falcosidekick as dependency By default, Falco has 5 outputs for its events: stdout, file, gRPC, shell and http. As you can see in the following …

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  • Falco 0.23.0 a.k.a. "the artifacts scope release"

    Monday, May 18, 2020 in The Falco blog

    Another month has passed and Falco continues to grow! Today we announce the release of Falco 0.23 🥳 Wondering why this release is called "The Artifacts Scope" release? Please read more here. You can take a look at the whole set of changes …

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  • The Scope of Falco

    Monday, April 20, 2020 in The Falco blog

    As The Falco Project continues to grow, we are begining to understand the differences in engagement and support for our tooling. Drawing on the history of the now deprecated Kubernetes incubator and the CNCF project maturity levels we began to …

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  • Falco 0.22 a.k.a. "the hard fixes release"

    Friday, April 17, 2020 in The Falco blog

    Another month has passed and Falco continues to grow! Today we announce the release of Falco 0.22 🥳 You can take a look at the whole set of changes here: 0.22.0 - thanks to Leonardo Grasso for his first ever release! 0.22.1 - hotfix by me and …

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  • Falco on Kind with Prometheus and Grafana

    Thursday, March 19, 2020 in The Falco blog

    Kind is a tool for running local Kubernetes clusters using Docker container "nodes", that may be used for local development or CI. It also offers a convenient and easy way to install Falco in a Kubernetes cluster and play with it locally. …

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  • Falco 0.21.0 is out!

    Wednesday, March 18, 2020 in The Falco blog

    Even though there's the lockdown, Falco 0.21.0 decided to go out! Such a bad guy! Notably, this is the first release that happens with the new build & release process. 🚀 In case you just want Falco 0.21.0, you can find its packages at the …

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