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Be a Better Programmer with these 40 Mathematics Courses

The Ultimate Course and Book list to be an expert in Mathematics and Programming<p>We’re so scared of Mathematics. <b>Why?</b><p>because,<p><b>We Fear What We Don’t</b> …

Mathematics

Hacker Unlocks 'God Mode' and Shares the 'Key'

At Black Hat USA and DEF CON, researcher Christopher Domas showed how he found backdoors that may exist in many different CPUs.<p>When a room filled …

Information Security

How to Make a VPN Give Up Its Secrets

<i>UPDATED 4:00 p.m. EDT Monday with clarification from the researcher.</i><p>LAS VEGAS — The security of many well-known virtual private network (VPN) …

Information Systems

Google Tracks You Even If Location History's Off. Here's How to Stop It

If, like most people, you thought Google stopped tracking your location once you turned off Location History in your account settings, you were …

Privacy

An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica Florida state website in under 10 minutes

An 11-year-old boy on Friday was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 …

Florida

How To Access The Internet Archive On The Decentralised Web

Image: jarmoluk / Pixabay<p>Most of us have used the Internet Archive or Wayback Machine to venture into the past and dig up pages from a long-dead …

BitTorrent

Police expose SIM card hijacking ring

There's a good chance you've had to ask your carrier for a SIM swap, whether it's to replace a faulty card or to switch to another size (say, from micro SIM to nano SIM). Crooks, however, are increasingly abusing those swaps to steal from unsuspecting cellphone users. Florida police have arrested …

Security

DNA ancestry tests may look cheap. But your data is the price | Adam Rutherford

In 1884, at the International Health Exhibition in South Kensington, four million punters came to view the latest scientific marvels: drainage systems, flushing toilets and electrically illuminated fountains. There, the scientist Francis Galton set up the Anthropometric Laboratory, where common …

Genetics

The hackers just arrived, and they're already breaking Vegas

It's 107 degrees outside, and a disturbing number of people charging down the sidewalk are wearing black jeans.<p>That seemingly incongruous fashion …

Casinos

This Guy Hacked Hundreds Of Planes From The Ground

[id=0]<p>Throughout November and December last year, Ruben Santamarta sat in front of his computer peeking inside the technical bowels of hundreds of aircraft flying thousands of meters above him. That included commercial aircraft operated by some of the biggest airlines in the world. He believes it …

Atlantic Council

IBM-Maersk blockchain alliance cuts oceanic shipping times by 40%

Did you just get a TV from Tokyo or flowers from France? Blockchain, that potentially disruptive but much-derided technology, might have helped deliver the goods.<p>A blockchain-based IBM partnership with global shipping colossus Maersk has now expanded to include 94 partners, Big Blue said Thursday. …

Blockchain

Adding AI to the Raspberry Pi with the Movidius Neural Compute Stick

The Movidius Neural Compute Stick<p>Simply put, the Movidius NCS is a USB stick for speeding up Deep Learning based analysis or “inference” on …

Raspberry Pi

Setting up Pi-hole: Step-by-Step Instructions

This Part 2 of 2 of a blog series based on a workshop created by Nick Kavadias for CryptoAUSTRALIA's Digital Self-Defence Meetup.<p><i>Not yet convinced</i> …

Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Battery, USP And Power Management LiFePO4wered/Pi+

Silicognition has created a new Raspberry Pi battery, UPS and power management system in the form of the LiFePO4wered/Pi+ which is now available via …

Raspberry Pi

IRS Considers Bitcoin, Crypto Transactions As Taxable Events

Bloomberg Markets AM with Pimm Fox and Lisa Abramowicz.<p>GUEST: Joe Moreno, Partner at Cadwalader, on key regulatory issues that cryptocurrency …

Cryptocurrency

Amazon AWS error exposes info on 31,000 GoDaddy servers

Data leaks are par for the course these days, and the latest company to be involved in one is GoDaddy. The company, which says it's the world's top domain name registrar with over 18 million customers, is the subject of a new report from cybersecurity firm UpGuard that was shared exclusively with …

Security

Raspberry Pi and machine learning: How to get started

A guide to how to experiment with machine learning on the $35 board.<p>If you want to dabble with machine learning on the $35 Raspberry Pi you've never …

Machine Learning

3D printed artificial intelligence device identifies objects at the speed of light

Aug 3, 2018 | By Thomas<p>Using a 3D printer, a team of UCLA electrical and computer engineers has created an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based device …

Machine Learning

The owner of the New York Stock Exchange is jumping head first into cryptocurrency

Intercontinental Exchange, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange, apparently wants to compete directly with Coinbase and other popular …

Cryptocurrency

The 8-year-olds hacking our voting machines

Why a Def Con hackathon is good news for democracy<p>It’s been a rather grim week in the social-media-and-democracy cinematic universe, so let’s end on a positive note … that starts on a grim note!<p>“Voting systems in the United States are so woefully hackable, even an 8-year-old could do it.” So begins …

Social Media

Computer Virus Cripples IPhone Chipmaker TSMC Plants

A computer virus halted several Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. factories Friday night, dealing the company one of its most severe disruptions …

World Economic Forum

Academics created a periodic table of mind-blowing tech, and it's a handy guide to how the world will change forever

Academics at Imperial Tech Foresight (ITF), an offshoot of Imperial College London, have been working to bring to life nebulous and intangible technological advances in a way you've never seen before.<p>They have created a table of disruptive tech, taking inspiration from the periodic table of …

Imperial College London

What You’re Really Agreeing to When You Sign Up for 23andMe Research

23andMe has reached a deal with pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline, giving the company access to their (your) genetic data to potentially develop new …

Customers

Rising seas could knock out the internet — and sooner than scientists thought

New research says 4,000 miles of internet cable could be underwater by 2030.<p>From severe coastal flooding to unusually destructive hurricanes, climate change-related sea level rise is being blamed for some big environmental ills. Now comes a new worry: Rising seas could flood the underground cables …

Climate Change

How To: Detect Script-Kiddie Wi-Fi Jamming with Wireshark

Due to weaknesses in the way Wi-Fi works, it's extremely easy to disrupt most Wi-Fi networks using tools that forge deauthentication packets. The …

Cybersecurity

Move over, Bitcoin bros: A green cryptocurrency is here

To say that the cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin eats a lot of energy is an understatement. If Bitcoin were a country (praise be to the libertarian …

Bitcoin Mining

What Economists Still Don’t Get About the 2008 Crisis

Macroeconomics tends to advance — or, at least, to change — one crisis at a time. The Great Depression discredited the idea that economies were basically self-correcting, and the following decades saw the development of Keynesian theory and the use of fiscal stimulus. The stagflation of the 1970s …

Economics

How to train neural network on browser

Whether you are new to deep learning or a seasoned veteran, setting up an environment for training a neural network can be painful sometimes. Would …

Deep Learning

‘Fileless’ cyber attacks on the rise in 2018: McAfee report | tech

Cyber-criminals are increasingly applying “fileless” attacks in 2018 that leverage trusted Windows executables to invade systems and breach corporate …

New Spectre attack can remotely steal secrets, researchers say

The attack can be run remotely on a target device without running code on the system.<p>Researchers have discovered a new variant of Spectre, a set of …

Information Security