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What is GitHub?

STEVE BALLMER, Microsoft’s former chief executive, became an internet meme when he gave a speech to employees in which he bounced across the stage …

Open Source Software

10 Open Source Tools for Hacking in 2018

There are lots of hacking tools on the web which are <b>used for penetration testing, network scanning, password cracking attacking, information</b> …

Forensics

SQL Injection 101: Common Defense Methods Hackers Should Be Aware Of

Database technology has vastly improved the way we handle vast amounts of data, and almost every modern application utilizes it in one way or …

Databases

An Intro to Web Scraping with lxml and Python

Why should you even bother learning how to web scrape? If your job doesn't require you to learn it, then let me give you some motivation. What if you …

Python Programming

I've spent thousands of hours studying successful people — and they all approach life with the same mindset

<i>The following is an adaptation from Alex Banayan's "The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World's Most Successful People Launched Their Career":</i><p>For the past seven years, I've been studying success obsessively.<p>I've spent thousands of hours researching, poring over hundreds of …

Success

5 Useful Tools to Remember Linux Commands Forever

There are thousands of tools, utilities, and programs that come pre-installed on a Linux system. You can run them from a terminal window or virtual …

Linux

Best Free Prep Materials for the Certified Ethical Hacker

The Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) credential is an intermediate level that teaches IT pros to look at security from a white-hat perspective.

The Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) wiki

A wiki for posts about the CEH‍ certification - certified ethical hacker‍!<p>If you find any posts or links that should be in this wiki, please let us …

Ethical Hacking

20 books Bill Gates says you should read this summer

Bill Gates loves to read.<p>The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft and chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation reportedly reads around 50 books a year, and he chronicles his literary adventures on his blog, Gates Notes.<p>Gates' book recommendations have included historical accounts like Walter …

Books

Hacking Windows 10: How to Create an Undetectable Payload, Part 2 (Concealing the Payload)

Once a hacker has created a PowerShell payload to evade antivirus software and set up msfconsole on their attack system, they can then move onto …

Cybersecurity

Hacking Windows 10: How to Create an Undetectable Payload, Part 1 (Bypassing Antivirus Software)

Hackers are always seeking zero-day exploits that can successfully bypass Windows 10's security features. There has been extensive research into …

Forensics

How spies can use your cellphone to find you — and eavesdrop on your calls and texts

Surveillance systems that track the locations of cellphone users and spy on their calls, texts and data streams are being turned against Americans as they roam the country and the world, security experts and U.S. officials say.<p>Federal officials acknowledged the privacy risk to Americans in a …

Surveillance

A civilized debate between two British intelligence specialists

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p><b>PRINCIPLED SPYING: THE ETHICS OF SECRET INTELLIGENCE</b><p><b>By David Omand and Mark Phythian</b><p><b>Georgetown University Press, $32.95, 304 …

Surveillance

Emerson Combatives: Fighting Tricks Of The Trade

3:09 PM 05/27/2018<p>Let’s discuss the Principles of Combat, distilled down to its essential elements unchanged since man first discovered that he could …

Self Defense

How to Be a Human Lie Detector (Infographic)

Here's how you can learn if someone isn't telling the truth.<p>2 min read<p>Figuring out if someone is lying is much easier than you think. And with a few quick tips, you’ll be well on your way to spotting a lie.<p>For starters, it’s important to understand how people communicate. And it be might a shock to …

Lie Detection

Digital Hero: This Ethical Hacker Only Orchestrates Cyber Attacks If They’re Justified By The Libertarian Manifesto He Wrote When He Was 19

Cyberspace can be a scary place these days, but here’s a reassuring reminder that some people are fighting the good fight. Greg Polinsky is a …

Learn All of the Ins and Outs of Ethical Hacking - Technabob

The expertise of white hat hackers is in high demand across all industries all over the world, and you could become a member of this lucrative club. …

SQL Injection 101: How to Avoid Detection & Bypass Defenses

It is often said that the best hackers remain unknown, and the greatest attacks are left undiscovered, but it's hard for an up-and-coming penetration …

Cybersecurity

How to read body language and use it to get ahead, according to a Secret Service agent

Most of us find ourselves in a meeting environment weekly, if not daily: Interviewing for a new job, giving a sales presentation to a client, running a meeting at the office, asking your boss for a raise, even breaching a touchy subject with your spouse at home. The list goes on.<p>The premise of each …

Public Speaking

Best Linux Certifications

Certifications for IT professionals working in Linux server environments include an interesting mix of vendor-neutral and distribution-specific …

How to use the Linux watch command for easier output tracking

Jack Wallen introduces you to a Linux command that can automatically execute a program repeatedly, so you can easily monitor the output for …

Linux

The difference between intelligence and wisdom—and how to acquire both

It’s often been said that wisdom is the art of knowing that you are not wise.<p>The great philosopher Socrates famously denied being wise more than two thousand years ago, and since then, we have taken him at his word.<p>There is a truth there, but that definition isn’t very helpful. I mean, I’m all for …

Self-improvement

How to Delete Yourself From the Internet

You may think your internet usage is completely private, but any time you access a website, sign up for an account, purchase a product, post a message, or browse search engine results, you’re sharing something about yourself. If you find this troubling, you may want to learn more about how you can …

I Made a News Scraper with 100 Lines of Python.

Everyday I take subway to my office, where my cellphone has no signal at all. But medium app won’t let me read stories offline, so I decided to make …

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

Creativity

Hacker Kevin Mitnick shows how to bypass 2FA

A new exploit allows hackers to spoof two-factor authentication requests by sending a user to a fake login page and then stealing the username, password, and session cookie.<p>KnowBe4 Chief Hacking Officer Kevin Mitnick showed the hack in a public video. By convincing a victim to visit a …

This time-lapse video shows how one man lost 42 pounds in 3 months

Hunter Hobbs' time-lapse video shows his dramatic transformation from 202 to 160 pounds in just 3 months.<p>When Hunter Hobbs’ weight hit 202 pounds, he was shocked. But he turned his disbelief into a three-month challenge that dramatically changed his health — and looks.<p>“That is the most I ever …

7 books you must read to be a real software developer

Congratulations on finishing your four-year computer science degree in two years with no actual practical software development experience or …

The Basics Of A Cyberattack

Time has shown there is no parameter that can warrant a company’s cyber immunity. Nonetheless, forewarned is forearmed, and it is essential to understand existing trends and tendencies that malefactors have followed so far.<p>For now, there are several research papers dedicated to attacking statistics …

Cybersecurity

Plover lets you share files between any devices over Wi-Fi, AirDrop-style

Apple’s AirDrop service is great for beaming files between your iOS and Mac devices over Wi-Fi – but it sadly doesn’t work with other platforms. Thankfully, a bunch of young developers have built a handy tool to make it just as easy to transfer files over your local network, using anything that has …