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Ten easy encryption tips for warding off hackers, the US government—and Russia

On a frigid Saturday, pink and yellow Post-It notes scrawled with concerns about cybersecurity covered a wall of Eyebeam, a nonprofit art and technology center in Brooklyn. “Identity theft + surveillance = paranoia, plz help,” read one note. “How much of a threat do alt-right hackers pose on social …


Become an Ethical Hacker Bonus Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>Ethical Hacking from Beginner to Advanced Techniques</b><p>Get Paid to Hack Computer Networks When You Become a Certified Ethical Hacker<p>You hear about it all the time: companies getting hacked, having their websites shut down or their customers' data compromised. When that happens, it's time to call in …

Information Security

Cybercrime network 'Avalanche' shut down in global sting

A mammoth cybercrime network known as Avalanche has been shut down, following a four-year investigation by German police and a coordinated strike by Europol, the FBI and agencies in many other countries. With a name like a Bond movie title, Avalanche was a sprawling cloud-based network that …


How Big Data Is Used To Fight Cyber Crime And Hackers: Fascinating Use Case From BT

Attempts by hackers to bring down online systems and compromise valuable data are on the rise. Just last month, one of the largest distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks ever launched was responsible for making the internet unusable across large parts of the USA, and services at Twitter, …


How Cyber Criminals Will Weaponize the Internet of Things in 2017

Criminal rings have gained control of IoT devices; denial-of-service attacks foreshadow wide use of IoT botnets to pursue all manner of cybercrime.<p>Someone clever seriously disrupted the Internet's marquee web properties recently. The attacker launched several waves of nuisance traffic against …


The Human Firewall: Why People Are Critical To Email Security

Technology is just the beginning; employees must be fully on board with security procedures.

Employee Engagement

What are some concepts/algorithms/data structures that every computer science student should know?

You should be aware of a few basic <i>techniques</i> that occur over and over again in many algorithms:<p>Brute Force<br>• Divide and Conquer<br>• Greedy Programming<br>• Dynamic …


How do you teach a child to code? Don't tell them they're coding

Learning to code can be challenging, but Fab Lab wants to showcase technology that can get kids involved. For almost three years, it has been running …

How to Stay Secure, From Someone Who Protects Passwords for a Living

The folks at LastPass know a thing or two about password security. Here, they lay out how you can keep your business safe from stolen passwords and hacked accounts.<p>Keeping your business safe is a process, not a project. There are no definitive start or end dates, just a constant awareness and …

Information Systems

How Hackers Use Encryption to Hide Their Criminal Activities

Hackers now use HTTPS encryption to cover their tracks; billions of dollars worth of security technologies rendered useless against such cloaked attacks.<p>In the ever daunting crusade to secure the Internet, it's often two steps forward, one step back. Each time the good guys achieve a notable …


Essential reading: The MagPi’s new coding books are out now

We did a bit of a count recently and it turns out that The MagPi magazine has produced more than 3,200 pages of Raspberry Pi-related reading. That’s …


Going easy on cyber security could turn India’s technology growth story into a nightmare

<i>“There are two types of organisations: those who have been hacked and those who don’t yet know they have been hacked.”</i><p>I recently stumbled upon this quote by John Chambers, executive chairman and former CEO of tech giant Cisco. It accurately describes where we in India are in terms of cyber security.<p>…


10 Machine Learning Online Courses For Beginners

This column has been curated from Hackerlist blog<p>The following is a list of, mostly free, machine learning online courses for beginners.<p>1. Machine …

Machine Learning