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This Physics Breakthrough Could Help Save the World

Turbulence wastes a lot of energy. New research shows how we might reduce it.<p>If humans want to avoid boiling the oceans, we’ll have to find ways to use energy more efficiently. This, in turn, requires solving a problem that people don’t typically connect to climate change: the turbulence created …

Breakthroughs

Facebook buys ID verification startup Confirm.io

Confirm.io can verify who someone is using ID cards and biometrics<p>Facebook has acquired a startup that offers a system for verifying the authenticity …

Identity Theft

Facebook just acquired technology to quickly verify someone’s ID

Facebook just purchased a startup that allows its customers to quickly verify that someone’s identification documentation is authentic.<p>It’s unclear …

Identity Theft

How to use OneDrive: Our guide to Microsoft’s free cloud storage service

11 tips for using the app on your PC and phone including how to share files, access previous file versions and more<p>Formerly known as SkyDrive, …

Apps

Sign of a Mysterious Human Ancestor Has Been Found in Our Spit

"We call it a 'ghost' species".<p>It's not enough for some people on this planet to say they have their mother's eyes – they can now claim to have their …

10 Interesting Linux Command Line Tricks and Tips Worth Knowing

I passionately enjoy working with commands as they offer more control over a Linux system than GUIs (Graphical User Interfaces) applications, …

Command-line

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 …

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Consciousness

Biggest exposed fault on Earth discovered

Geologists have for the first time seen and documented the Banda Detachment fault in eastern Indonesia and have worked out how it formed.

Australian National University

Remarkable New Theory Says There's No Gravity, No Dark Matter, and Einstein Was Wrong

Gravity is something all of us are familiar with from our first childhood experiences. You drop something - it falls. And the way physicists have …

Dark Matter

This $5 Device Can Hack Your Locked Computer In One Minute

A new plug and hack device can steal your cookies even if your computer is locked.<p>Next time you go out for lunch and leave your computer unattended at the office, be careful. A new tool makes it almost trivial for criminals to log onto websites as if they were you, and get access to your network …

Five of the Biggest Problems in Physics May Have Been Solved at Once

A new theory proposes six new types of particles and could solve some of the biggest problems in physics.<p>A new theory claims to have solved five of the biggest problems in physics all at once.<p>The theory was developed by a group of French physicists at the University of Paris-Saclay, and it …

This $30 device defeats almost any keyless car or garage door

You probably don't think about thieves when you unlock your car, but Samy Kamkar certainly does. The security researcher known for his droll (and scary) hacks has created a device called "Rolljam" that cracks the wireless entry systems used by car- and garage-door makers. He demonstrated it at …

Hackers can silently access Siri and Google Now on your phone

Siri can be silently put to work against you, thanks to a new hack discovered by French security researchers that allows attackers to transmit orders …

Google Now

No Privileged Helper Tool Left Behind

Before Snow Leopard, privilege escalation for an application was requested by the main application and granted to the requested tool by the system’s …

Automatic Local Privilege Escalation Script

An automated script which downloads potential Linux kernel exploits from exploitdb, and compiles them automatically<p>Automatic Local Privilege …

Linux

Win10Pcap-Exploit

credit to<p>https://twitter.com/R00tkitSMM (firozimaysam@gmail.com) telegram username : https://telegram.me/firozi<p>some day ago i found vulnerability in …

windows-privesc-check – Windows Privilege Escalation Scanner

Windows-privesc-check is standalone executable that runs on Windows systems. It tries to find misconfiguration that could allow local unprivileged …

Scanners

Chkrootkit Local Privilege Escalation

Topic: Chkrootkit Local Privilege Escalation Risk: Medium Text:## # This module requires Metasploit: http://metasploit.com/download # Current source: …

Forensics

windows-privesc-check – Tool to Check Windows Privilege Escalation Vectors

windows-privesc-check -Windows operating systems include many security features to control access and privileges. It is possible to provide access …

Information Security

Wi-Fi Flaw Exposes Android Devices to Attacks

<b>Serious WPA_Supplicant Vulnerability Allows Privilege Escalation, DoS Attacks</b><p><b>A serious vulnerability affecting a Wi-Fi technology used in the Android</b> …

Information Security

TempRacer – Windows Privilege Escalation Tool

TempRacer is a Windows Privilege Escalation Tool written in C# designed to automate the process of injecting user creation commands into batch files …

Forensics

Mystery Solved: Black Holes Twist Space-Time Like Taffy

A 30-year-old mystery about black holes has just been solved.<p>The story starts in the 1980s, when astronomers found that small (stellar-mass) black …

Google shares official master list of Google tips

Everybody loves a good list of tips and tricks. Even Google. The search giant has even compiled its own list of Google tips and tricks – 154 to be exact – broken down into five categories: do more, save time, new device, ask Google, and improve access. The list will only get bigger over time, …

Android News

Japan's Privacy Visor will hide your face from software for $240

Right, it's not quite as cool as the Laughing Man's live camera hacking, but it's as close as we'll get for a while. Dr. Isao Echizen at Japan's National Institute of Informatics has spent the better part of two years cooking up a pair of specs that render people's faces undetectable to …

This is what Google's new Photos app looks like

As the likes of Apple and Dropbox have demonstrated, finding the magic formula for an all-encompassing photo service isn't easy. Google is having …

Samsung has some strange and crazy ideas for the future of the Galaxy Note

Samsung is the company that brought phablets into the mainstream and its Galaxy Note phablets are routinely among the best smartphones released every …