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Netgear exploit could expose passwords for thousands of routers

It’s time to update your firmware. An exploit that affects a number of Netgear routers can easily give hackers access to your wireless admin password which could lead to router lock-out or, worse, illicit use of your Internet.<p>The exploit, which Netgear firmly patched, used a bug found in 2014 to …

Information Security

Learn to Program for Windows in C++ (Windows)

Welcome to the series <i>Learn to Program for Windows in C++</i>. The aim of this series is to teach you how to write a Windows program in C++.<p>In the first …

Learn the fundamentals of functional programming — for free, in your inbox

Learn the fundamentals of functional programming — for free, in your inbox<p>If you’re a software developer, you’ve probably noticed a growing trend:</b> …

It’s About To Get Even Easier to Hide on the Dark Web

Sites on the so-called dark web, or darknet, typically operate under what seems like a privacy paradox: While anyone who knows a dark web site's …

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All the Ways UK Residents Will Be Watched in 2017

Spies, police, and companies will all have new powers to snoop on the populace—so how bad could it get in the year ahead?<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>We're living in a golden age of surveillance. Even as the debate around populations "going dark" rages on in both the UK and US (i.e. …

Surveillance

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

How to Learn How to Code

So you want to be a programmer? Excellent. You’ve come to the right place. When I explored the realm of technology, particularly software, it was …

Hack This: Where To Write Code

From bare-bones text editors to IDE monsters, the tools for building new tools.<p>The code itself, the symbols and strings that eventually dictate the behavior of a machine, is one thing, but properly preparing it and executing it requires a dedicated venue. Your operating system's standard text …

Programming

Which operating system do 'professional' hackers use?

Which operating system do ‘real’ hackers use?<p>Which operating system do the ‘real’ hackers use? The real here is the cyber criminal type hackers and …

Linux

Top 10 DIY Projects That Will Teach You A Ton About Tech

DIY isn’t always the easiest way to do something, but it’s usually the most informative and educational one. This week, let’s check out some great …

Raspberry Pi

This mesmerizing map shows what cyberattacks look like

The global cyber war is raging on, and this mesmerizing map shows just how serious it has become.<p>Cybersecurity firm Norse Corp developed an …

Joey from Friends 'immortalised' as a virtual chatbot by computer researchers

The creator of <i>Friends</i> may have ruled out all prospects of the show's return, but new scenes could be on their way, thanks to a video chatbot created by researchers.<p>Joey from <i>Friends</i> has been resurrected, with his video avatar able to speak new lines and act like the original character. The recreated …

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Gain Certifications in CISSP, Encryption, Pentesting, Ethical Hacking & More In This 7 Course, 39 Hour Bundle

Security is everything in this networked world of computers and mobile devices. Corporate environments have as much, if not more, of a vested …

Ethical Hacking

Programming books you might want to consider reading

There are a lot of “12 CS books every programmer must read” lists floating around out there. That’s nonsense. The field is too broad for almost any …

Writing

Comment on Massive Disruption Is Coming With Quantum Computing by Kyle Webster

Its worth pointing out that the vast majority of algorithms and computations that we utilize will NEVER operate within a quantum computing paradigm. …

Quantum Mechanics

Java versus Python

Originally posted on Data Science Central<p>Interesting picture that went viral on Facebook. We've had plenty of discussions about Python versus R on …

Programming

Hurricane Matthew: Satellite images show ‘monstrous’ storm bound for US (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Hurricane Matthew is continuing to roar its way along the Caribbean coast towards the US with satellite photos revealing just how intimidating the …

9 Places to Learn How to Code in 15 Minutes or Less a Day

These coding games and apps will help you learn how to program in no time flat.<p>I read with great interest a recent TechCrunch article from a …

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