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Taking The Long View, Is The World Getting More Or Less Violent?

Andrew Mack, a former strategic planning director at the United Nations and now a fellow at the One Earth Future Foundation in Broomfield, Colo., coined the term "asymmetric conflict" back in 1975. His work analyzing trends in global violence for the Human Security Report Project helped inform …

Geopolitics

Ubuntu Forums hack exposes 2 million users

An unnamed hacker took usernames, email addresses, and salted and hashed passwords.<p>The company that builds Ubuntu, a popular Linux distribution, has …

Ubuntu

Mango: Git completely decentralised

Git is a distributed <i>(and soon decentralised)</i> versioning or change tracking system, mostly used for managing software source code.<p>It was created 11 …

19 Super Foods That Naturally Cleanse Your Liver

I'm in!<p>We live in a world where disease is everywhere, and becoming more prevalent by the day. This should come as no surprise, as the environment we …

Linus Torvalds in sweary rant about punctuation in kernel comments

'Brain-damaged sh!t-for-brains' devs told to drop 'drug-induced crap' and use asterisks properlyLinus Torvalds has unleashed a sweary rant on the …

Linux

MIT anonymity network promises to be more secure than Tor

As crucial as Tor's anonymity network can be for keeping your online activity private, it's not flawless -- a motivated hacker can compromise legions of users, whether they're crooks or privacy-minded innocents. Researchers from MIT and EPFL might have a better way. They've developed an anonymity …

Ebook: Introducing the Linux Foundation’s LFCS and LFCE Certification Preparation Guide

For years, certifications in the Information Technology world have help job candidates to demonstrate their skills to potential employers. In the …

Linux

Inspector is an Privilege Escalation unix helper (Forensics, Kernel exploit list, process). – Security List Network™

#!/usr/env python<p>import os,sys<p># Global #######<p>file_history = []<p>no_can_open = 0<p>uname = ""<p>process_list = ""<p>kernel_version = ""<p>history_listing = …

Forensics

5 SSH Hardening Tips

When you look at your SSH server logs, chances are they are full of attempted logins from entities of ill intent. Here are 5 general ways (along with …

fast, modern, secure VPN tunnel

WireGuard is an extremely simple yet fast and modern VPN that utilizes <b>state-of-the-art cryptography</b>. It aims to be faster, simpler, leaner, and more …

Adding a USB Security Key to your Google account is a good idea — and here's how to do it

We've gone over why using two-factor authentication on your online accounts is a good idea, and showed you how to set it up for your Google account …

Build A $25K Home In Five Days With The Github For Eco-Housing

The Open Building Institute wants to make building ecological housing easier, faster, and cheaper.<p>In 2013, Marcin Jakubowski and Catarina Mota, newly married, decided to build their own house where they were living in rural Missouri. What started out as a 144-square-foot micro house grew to include …

How to design a C / C++ library to be usable in many client languages?

I'm planning to code a library that should be usable by a large number of people in on a wide spectrum of platforms. What do I have to consider to …