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Trent Reznor curates soothing playlist ‘intended for listening in solitude’

Listen to 'Better Alone' right here.<p>Trent Reznor has curated a soothing playlist called ‘Better Alone’, which is a selection of tracks “intended for …

Nine Inch Nails

Stop Blaming School Shootings on Mental Illness, Top Psychologist Warns

American Psychological Association President Jessica Henderson Daniel has a message for those blaming Wednesday’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, …

Mental Health

BlackWidow - A Python Based Web Application Scanner To Gather OSINT And Fuzz For OWASP Vulnerabilities On A Target Website

BlackWidow is a python based web application spider to gather subdomains, URL's, dynamic parameters, email addresses and phone numbers from a target …

Information Security

10 Essential Tips for Using the macOS Finder More Efficiently

The Finder is a classic Mac system component that's ever-present on your desktop, ready to help you find and organize your documents, media, folders, and other files. It's the smiling icon known as the Happy Mac logo on your Dock, and includes the Finder menu bar at the top of the screen.<p>A lot of …

Operating Systems

I've Just Launched "Pwned Passwords" V2 With Half a Billion Passwords for Download

Last August, I launched a little feature within Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) I called Pwned Passwords. This was a list of 320 million passwords from a …

IT security

​Red Hat introduces updated decision management platform

Business process management doesn't have to be a pain with the right platform.<p>The Internet of Things is the new frontier. However, generations of ERP …

Red Hat

But First, Breakfast: 20 Recipes That Will Make Your Mornings Better

As the first meal of the day, breakfast holds a lot of power in swaying the way we start our mornings. Even if you're more likely to grab a cup of …

Breakfast

Surprise! Yet Another Baby Monitor Can Be Hacked by a Child

You probably think your baby is special. Every hacker in the world is just itching to catch a glimpse of that tubby little poop monster. But let’s be …

IT security

As we continue to blame single mothers for society's woes, it's no surprise their children are living in poverty

Single-parent families are struggling. According to the charity Gingerbread, up to one in three children with a working single parent is living in …

Social Issues

The ACLU just proved that our courts are being manipulated by private debt collectors

A damning new ACLU report uncovers how the private debt collection industry uses courts to do their dirty work<p>A new report by the ACLU reveals how the private debt collection industry has been able to manipulate America's court system to target the financially disadvantaged.<p>Even though Congress …

ACLU

BitTorrent exploits could let rogue websites control your PC

BitTorrent's peer-to-peer app and its lightweight uTorrent counterpart are susceptible to particularly nasty hijacking flaws. Google researcher Tavis Ormandy recently detailed a host of DNS rebinding exploits in Windows versions of the software that lets attackers resolve web domains to the user's …

Information Security

Fileless Malware: Not Just a Threat, but a Super-Threat

Exploits are getting more sophisticated by the day, and cybersecurity technology just isn't keeping up.<p>It's almost like something out of <i>Star Trek</i>. …

Information Security

How to find out if someone has blocked you on Facebook

If someone's blocked you from Facebook, there's probably a reason that you're already aware of, but sometimes it's good to know whether it's happened for sure - just to keep any niggles at bay or rather to confirm what you suspected and let bygones be bygones.<p>If your forte isn't scouring the …

Internet

Online security is a disaster and the people who investigate it are being sued into silence

The only thing worse than driving a car with defective breaks is <i>unknowingly</i> driving a car with defective brakes -- and learning about them the hard …

Security

Tinder security flaw granted account access with just a phone number

Security researchers at Appsecure found a way to access anyone's Tinder account via their phone number. The exploit took advantage of a software flaw in both the dating app's login process as well as the Facebook API that it's based on. The issues have been fixed since, but represent a pretty big …

Information Security

How to Protect Your Privacy on Your Smart Home Devices

Smart speakers are cool, convenient and fun to use, but when it comes to privacy, they leave a lot to be desired. If you own an Amazon Echo, a Google …

Smart Homes

How to Clean a Yoga Mat

There’s nothing worse than shifting into downward dog and catching a whiff of your yoga mat. Or worse—not realizing that it smells a little “off” …

Yoga

AWS makes Serverless Application Repository generally available

It's designed for producers and consumers of serverless apps, supporting publishing, discovery and deployment.<p>Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Wednesday …

Cloud Computing

A Freelancer’s Guide to Creating an Online Portfolio

A Freelancer’s Guide to Creating an Online Portfolio<p>Updated February 21, 2018<p>The gig economy is a fast-growing employment option. According to Intuit …

Employment

We’ve fallen in love with this stunning cat with a two-toned face

We’ve fallen in love with an adorable cat who has a two-toned face.<p>A gorgeous two-faced (literally) cat has won our hearts with her perfectly split …

Pets

A Top Portrait Pro Demonstrates How to Pose Models for Better Boudoir Photos at Home (VIDEO)

Anita Sadowska is a professional fashion photographer based in Dublin, and in this quick tutorial she teams up with an experienced model to …

Photography

How to Delete Instead of Archive Your Emails on iPhone

Email inboxes fill up quickly, and it's easy to get overwhelmed by the ever-increasing pile of unopened messages in your inbox. That's why it's so helpful to be able to check your email on your iPhone; even a few minutes of deleting emails here and there can make a big difference. If you've …

iOS

Intel fixes Spectre flaw in latest CPUs

Intel has completed its Spectre fixes for its latest range of processors.<p>Patches for Skylake, Kaby Lake, and Coffee Lake chipsets are now available to computer and motherboard manufacturers. Apple has already rolled out macOS and OS X updates to fix the problem.<p>Almost every computer owner has been …

Computer Hardware

How to set up a Google Classroom to train students, employees, or anyone who wants to learn

Google Classrooms is an easy way to create an online educational environment. Jack Wallen shows you how to create your first class so you can begin …

Education Technology

5 Remarkably Powerful Ways to Boost Your Confidence

Confidence gives you the power to conquer the world. Here's how you can learn to be confident in all you do.<p><i>"Low self-confidence isn't a life sentence. Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered--just like any other skill. Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the</i> …

Body Language

Google discloses another Windows 10 security flaw before a patch is ready

The second in just a week<p>Google disclosed a flaw in Microsoft Edge earlier this week, after Microsoft failed to patch the bug in time. Now Google’s Project Zero team of security researchers are disclosing yet another Windows 10 security flaw that Microsoft has again failed to patch before Google’s …

Information Security

The Boys Are Not All Right

I used to have this one-liner: “If you want to emasculate a guy friend, when you’re at a restaurant, ask him everything that he’s going to order, and then when the waitress comes … order for him.” It’s funny because it shouldn’t be that easy to rob a man of his masculinity — but it is.<p>Last week, 17 …

Feminism

Azure Notebooks Invites Users to Try Data Science, Free of Charge

Microsoft Azure Notebooks is part of a growing movement to make learning complex programming concepts easier.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Data Science

21 Skincare Hacks And Products People Absolutely Swear By

Who's ready for some sexy skin?<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

Skin Care

Ajit Pai’s Plan Will Take Broadband Away From Poor People

It’s indisputable: A broadband internet connection is vital to full participation in our society and economy. Increasingly, government services and …

Net Neutrality