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How to Create a Random Password Generator

Don't trust the passwords created by software to be truly random and safe? Here's how to build your own random generator for uncrackable …

Software

How To: Exploring Kali Linux Alternatives: Set Up the Ultimate Beginner Arch Linux Hacking Distro with Manjaro & BlackArch

There's no doubt Kali has established itself as the most popular penetration distribution available. However, just because it's the fan favorite of …

Linux

Browser remembers your password, but you don’t? Take it back!

We've all seen something like this:But you have no idea what the password is. How to get the human-readable version of *******?Method 1: use the …

Need a new password? Here are 306 million to avoid

If you're in the market for new, unique password, Troy Hunt has a trove of what you don't want.<p>Hunt, the security expert behind the Have I Been Pwned website, on Thursday released a searchable tool that contains 306 million previously compromised passwords. The tool's database of passwords, …

Information Systems

Download Security cheat sheets for Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing from kali linux - Hacking-News & Tutorials

Security cheat sheets for Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing by sniferl4bs. This cheat sheet is especially for penetration testers/CTF …

Linux

Building your own chatbot is a lot easier than you'd expect

Three of the undisputed kings of technology -- Microsoft, Facebook and Google -- all bet big on bots in 2016. It's too early to say whether that was a good move, but if nothing else it's clear that bots haven't seen mainstream adoption yet. If you're a believer in the technology and want to start …

Artificial Intelligence

How to do a free background check online

Suppose a new guy — let’s call him Bobby Smith — moves into your neighborhood. Even before his moving van is unpacked, Bobby introduces himself. He’s friendly and good-humored, and he says you should come over for a barbecue sometime.<p>But there’s something “off” about him, so you decide to find out …

Arduino Four Factor Lock Box Created (video)

Electronics enthusiasts, makers and hobbyists that are looking for a new project to keep them busy over the holiday season may be interested in this …

Microcontroller

Flowcode graphical programming language | PIC Arduino

What is Flowcode?<p>Flowcode allows you to quickly and easily develop complex electronic and electromechanical systems. The graphical programming tool …

Make the Wind Work for You: DIY Wind Generator

Lately I’ve been spending a great deal of time working on ways to generate my own electricity. It isn’t a necessity for me yet, but someday being …

Legit ways to save money on your TV, phone and internet bills

The CRTC wants Canadians to know that if they don't like their cable TV deal, they should shop around. The broadcast regulator is even offering an …

Telecoms

How can I protect myself from government snoopers?

Now that the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 - or snooper’s charter – has become law, Charles wants to protect his privacy<p><i>Now that the snooper’s charter has been passed, how can I protect myself? Should I use a VPN? Charles</i><p>The UK has just passed the Investigatory Powers Act 2016, at the third …

Surveillance

Best Secret Codes For Android Smartphones

November 23, 2016<p>119<p>125<p>The main functionality of having secret codes hidden within a mobile device was originally intended for the employees of the …

Ubuntu Based Zorin OS 12 Linux Could Be An Open Source Windows 10 Alternative Many Are Looking For

It should be safe to call Windows 10 a "great" OS, but we can't ignore some maddening aspects of it including its data mining features and …

Play this coding game. Score a job in Silicon Valley

It took less than three months for an online coding game to transform James Johnston's life.<p>Johnston, 31, was designing software for orthodontists and living in Chattanooga, Tennessee, when he landed a better-paid software engineering job in Silicon Valley at a major tech startup.<p>The key to this …

Silicon Valley

Worried about the NSA under Trump? Here's how to protect yourself

We don’t yet know Trump’s surveillance plans, but follow these guidelines if you think it’s better to be safe than sorry<p>In January 2017, Donald Trump will become President of the United States of America, and the most technologically advanced surveillance infrastructure in the world will start …

Privacy

Bounty hunters are legally hacking Apple and the Pentagon – for big money

A growing roster of ‘white hat’ hackers earn thousands finding chinks in the digital armor of the US government and companies such as Apple and Google<p>Nathaniel Wakelam became a bounty hunter when he was 18.<p>Now 21, it is his full time job. This month so far he has earned $21,150, in installments: he …

Auctions

11 DIY Projects to Turn Your House Into a Smart Home – Field Guide – Gizmodo

August 20, 2016 Uncategorized<p>The smart home revolution definitely isn’t happening overnight. Even with a flood of new devices and platforms …

​Microsoft and Canonical partner to bring Ubuntu to Windows 10

You'll soon be able to run Ubuntu on Windows 10.<p>According to sources at Canonical, Ubuntu Linux's parent company, and Microsoft, you'll soon be able …

Linux

How To Install Unauthorized Apps on Android and iOS

Google and Apple like to keep you safely inside the walled gardens of their respective app stores, but vaulting over those confining walls is …

Make Your PlayStation 4 or Xbox One Faster (By Adding an SSD)

Sony and Microsoft chose not to ship the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles with solid-state drives. They went with slower mechanical drives to keep …

IT certification training: Learn security and ethical hacking: $30

The time has never been better to enter the Information Technology field, with demand for high-level security professionals rising as the evolution of malicious hackers intensifies.<p>If IT and digital security interest you, TNW Deals has put together an offer to greatly improve your employability in …