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Infosec startup Cryptonite has developed a network-scrambling device

A cybersecurity startup called Cryptonite (not to be confused with the cryptocurrency) just release a technology that obfuscates a network in such a …

Coyote Nation: A Crash Course in Coyote Hunting

It used to be that when small-game, upland bird, waterfowl, and big-game seasons ended, a hunter finally had a chance to pull up an easy chair next …

Hunting

3 Ways to Permanently and Securely Delete ‘Files and Directories’ in Linux

In most cases the means we use to delete a file from our computers such as using Delete key, Trash files or rm command, which do not permanently and …

Linux

The Best Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

If you’re paying for premium software, chances are there’s a free alternative out there you could use instead, with features just as good as the ones …

Become Very Unpopular Very Fast With This DIY EMP Generator

Taking a break from his book, “How to Gain Enemies and Encourage Hostility,” [FPS Weapons] shows us how to build our own handheld EMP generator which …

Makerspaces

Top 5 Best Linux Firewalls : Protect Network No Matter What

Linux is quite possibly the only open-source project that has managed to change the world at an incredible scale. While its consumer market share is …

Linux

Aeroscope is a Bluetooth 4.1 Wireless Oscilloscope Probe Using your Android Tablet or iPad for Display (Crowdfunding)

10 Cool Tools To Build Apps Without Code

Building an app doesn't always require skill in software development. All it takes is one of these tools and you too can create effective …

Business Technology

How to Build Your First Amplifier

In this tutorial we are going to build an amplifier circuit. We are going to accomplish this via the venerable LM386 integrated circuit (IC) …

Learn How to Make Your Own Electric Motor

Even though you can buy small electric motors for pretty cheap, that next project would become much more awesome if you built even the motor from …

Cycling

Raspberry Pi Home Automation Control Centre With MAKE And OpenHAB (video)

If you are interested in learning more about home automation and would like to create your very own Raspberry Pi powered touchscreen command centre …

A Guy Who's Been Living Off the Grid for 20 Years Explains How to Live Sustainably

I asked the guy living in Sydney's greenest house whether I'm too poor to live off the grid.<p>From the street, Michael Mobbs's inner Sydney terrace house looks like any other. But 20 years ago, Michael and his wife transformed their Chippendale home into an experiment in sustainable living: solar …

The Second Law of IoT: Connect Consciously

In Part One of this Cybersecurity for IoT Blog Series, I noted that we should assume that everything will someday be connected—even those “things” designed without any networking capability. However, we should also be deliberate when deciding what to attach and what to isolate. When a link is …

Cleaning Up Your Linux Startup Process

The average general-purpose Linux distribution launches all kinds of stuff at startup, including a lot of services that don't need to be running. …

Setup a Basic Recursive Caching DNS Server and Configure Zones for Domain - Part 4

Testing the DNS Server<p>At this point we are ready to query our DNS server for local and outside names and addresses. The following commands will …

Linux

Guard Your WordPress Site in 4 Steps

WordPress is an amazing platform. Since its launch twelve years ago, it has grown to power over 25% of the ten million most popular websites — an …

New Atlas

David Nield May 1, 2018<p>Facebook just made a host of announcements at its annual F8 developer conference, reaching almost every corner of the Facebook …

Demonstration

What You Must Know About Linux Rootkits

Imagine that you’re using your PC, server, smartphone or tablet. The operating system and applications on it aren’t behaving the way they usually …

This $90 smartwatch does something a $900 Apple Watch can’t

If you want to keep your smart watch on your wrist while showering than this is the smart watch for you. The Jarv Advantage Smart Watch is for sale …

The Raspberry Pi 3 Is Built for the Internet of Things

Founder Eben Upton explains that including Bluetooth and wireless LAN for the first time "changes what you can do" with the Pi.<p>The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced the latest in its range of credit card-sized computers, the Raspberry Pi 3, on Monday.<p>Thanks to new additions such as built-in …

Wireless Connections & Wi-Fi – Mobile Network Evolution

Every time a new generation of mobile network has been introduced – 2G networks transitioning to 3G, and 3G evolving to 4G, there have been concerns about the user adoption and capacity utilization. And each time skeptics have been proven wrong.<p>By 2020, smartphones will represent 48.1% of global …

Best Hacking Tools Of 2017 For Windows, Linux, And OS X

<i>Short Bytes: Fossbytes has prepared a useful list of the best hacking tools of 2017 based upon industry reviews, your feedback, and its own</i> …

The 10 Best Sites to Download Free STL Files for 3D Printing

Jan 25, 2016 | By Kira<p>As <b>3D printing goes mainstream in 2016</b>, more and more users will be looking for new and fun projects they can 3D print at home. …

Primal Gear’s Compact Folding Survival Bow | RECOIL

Primal Gear Unlimited is a company that specializes in ‘hunting, survival, camping and every day carry”. They’ve only been around for approximately a …

Survivalism

Link Trucker is a Tiny Networking Giant

If you’re a networking professional, there are professional tools for verifying that everything’s as it should be on the business end of an Ethernet …

Raspberry Pi

Round On The Ground: Camping Doughnut Tent System

This is the conceptual Camping Doughnut tent system designed by Sungha Lim, Hyunmook Lim, and Han Kim. Instead of traditional tents, it consists of …

Hands-on with piCore 7.0: Tiny Core Linux for the Raspberry Pi

Tiny Core Linux, specifically tailored for the Raspberry Pi, now offers a new distribution that supports both Pi 1 and Pi 2 from the same media.<p>This …

Ocean is an amazing Linux based battery-powered, pocket sized wireless server

Meet Ocean: The full-blown Linux based wireless web server that fits into your pocket<p>Ocean, a mobile server launched by Redwood-based hardware repair …

Gear & Gadgets