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The Malware Used Against The Ukrainian Power Grid Is More Dangerous Than Anyone Thought

Researchers have discovered a new powerful—and dangerous—malware that targets industrial control systems.<p>Last December, when attackers hacked a power transmission company in Ukraine and cut electricity to tens of thousands of customers for an hour around midnight, it was considered a less severe …

23 Totally Cringeworthy Home Inspection Nightmares

Devious contractors and ill-informed homeowners have been known to take shortcuts, but these faux pas are downright dangerous.<p>Home inspectors have the eye and experience to catch code violations and household damage before the home buyer gets stuck with them. Some problems, such as dirty filters …

Home Improvement

64 Online Resources to Learn to Code for Free via Business Insider

<i>My goal in life is ABL — Always Be Learning. Here are 64 sites to help you get coding today. Add some more skins to your career toolkit. — Douglas</i><p><i>If</i> …

Secure by Default

Easy Security UX Improvements to Modern OSes<p>I’m a UX architect at elementary (developers of the Open Source elementary OS) and a front-end web …

New ransomware lets you decrypt your files — by infecting other users

The ransomware will lock your files, unless you pay up. But it also contains a far more sinister method of decrypting your files.<p>A new kind of …

Google's Pixel Phone Hacked In Under A Minute

Usually when you spot an article that involves China, an American company, and hacking, it’s bad news. That’s not the case this time. Google actually welcomes this kind of hacking. In fact, they offer big cash rewards to the men and women who do it.<p>At a security conference in Seoul yesterday, a …

This $5 device can hack password-protected computers in just 30 seconds

Even the strongest passwords are fallible, and as Samy Kamkar demonstrates, sometimes it doesn’t take much.<p>Kamkar’s new exploit, PoisonTap, uses free software and a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero microcomputer. After attaching the Raspberry Pi to a USB adapter and plugging it in, the device goes to work. In …

Kasich: I don't know if I'll vote for Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> John Kasich says he's no closer to endorsing Donald Trump for president, cementing his place as one of the most prominent holdouts in the Republican Party.<p>Kasich, the governor of Ohio, a state that Trump almost certainly must win to take the White House, said he didn't know how …

The World’s Best Backpacking Stove Costs $10

Backpackers know it as the kitty can stove, and Appalachian thru-hikers swear by it. Jim Wood posted the original design (he called it the Super Cat) online in 2005, and, at $10, it's still the best-value, best-designed alcohol stove around. It weighs just four ounces (including the stove, …

On the road with George Hotz’s $1,000 self-driving car kit

In a splashy <i>Bloomberg Business</i> feature published late last year, Hotz was less conciliatory. Otherwise known as geohot, the programmer first earned worldwide fame by cracking the iPhone and the PlayStation 3 as a teen. Now, he is the CEO and founder of Comma.ai, a company that aims to get …

High-speed camera captures amazing lightning flash

<i>Super-slow-motion footage from recent Florida storm</i><p>From the FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY<p>MELBOURNE, FLA. — Scientists at Florida Institute of …

A clever algorithm generating millions of random ideas is turning the tables on patent trolls

Sometimes the only way to beat a troll is to troll even harder.<p>Artist and engineer Alexander Reben has written an algorithm that exploits the convoluted US patent system in order to mess with patent trolls—people and organizations who file for patents on trivial concepts without any intention of …

Photographer Captures Spectacular Photos Of Models Wearing Nothing But Milk And Water Splashes

Take a few nude models, add some high-speed photography equipment, and splash a few gallons of milk on top, and what do you get? Well, if you or I …

Amazing pencil portraits of Japanese celebrities look as lifelike as photographs 【Pictures】

This Twitter user doesn’t need lights and cameras when he’s got good pencils and <b>unbelievable talent</b>.<p>You might not have noticed, but we only …

A developer recreated the $47k TSA app in 10 minutes

I’m going to ask a favor of you, dear reader: I’d like you to watch the entire 11:27 video above, which shows you just how silly it was that the TSA spent tens of thousands of dollars on an app.<p>If you’re unfamiliar with the situation, it’s come to light that the TSA — as part of a larger deal with …

TSA

Hilarious Egg Photography with a Horror Twist

by Cara<p>It’s amazing what an egg, a marker and some creativity can create! As it’s Easter, we’ve picked out some of the best examples of egg …

Army vet attacked while on motorcycle

<b>(CNN) —</b> A tense moment was caught on camera when a U.S. Army veteran on a motorcycle was attacked while waiting at a stoplight.<p>The altercation that unfolded in the streets of Mesa, Arizona, on Thursday all started when a suspect led police on a car chase. Brandon Jenkins was stopped at a red light …

How to Blur the Background With GIMP

1<p>Open GIMP and select "File" from the Menu bar.<p>2<p>Click "Open" and select the image with the background that you want to blur.<p>3<p>Click "Open" to load the …

Subgraph will be Snowden's OS of choice - but it's not quite ready for humans yet

Subgraph OS launched in public alpha at the weekend’s tech and democracy-focused Logan CIJ Symposium and got an endorsement from Ed Snowden – stamping it with some promise that it could be our future answer to an insecure online world.<p>“The internet is more hostile than its ever been,” the company’s …

Professor wins $700k for solving 300-year-old math equation

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was a problem that had baffled mathematicians for centuries -- until British professor Andrew Wiles set his mind to it.<p>"There are no whole number solutions to the equation xn + yn = zn when n is greater than 2."<p>READ: Meet the 10-year-old maths genius who's just enrolled at …

Princeton University

Here's what Apple’s top lawyer will tell Congress tomorrow

Apple's top legal executive, Bruce Sewell, will testify before the House Judiciary Committee tomorrow and fight for Apple's position that it shouldn't be forced to create a back door into the iPhone for the FBI.<p>CEO Tim Cook and other executives have already laid out Apple's arguments, but Sewell's …

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Glibc: Mega bug may hit thousands of devices

<b>A major computer security vulnerability has been discovered - with experts cautiously warning it could potentially affect hundreds of thousands of devices, apps and services.</b><p>However, due to the nature of the bug, it is extremely difficult to know how serious the problem is.<p>"Many people are running …

Big Data: 33 Brilliant And Free Data Sources Anyone Can Use

Data is ubiquitous — but sometimes it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, as it were. Many companies of various sizes believe they have to collect their own data to see benefits from big data analytics, but it’s simply not true.<p>There are hundreds (if not thousands) of free data sets …

World Health Organization

A Trip by Air and Kayak Through Tham Khoun Xe, One of the Largest Active River Caves on Earth | Colossal

<p>Beijing-based photographer Ryan Deboodt (previously) recently returned from a trip to Laos where he spent two days exploring Tham Khoun Xe, one of …

Waterboard Trump? Nah, Just Muss His Hair

No need to waterboard Donald Trump to break him.<p>Simply muss his hair.<p>Do that and The Donald would surely become undone.<p>Just look at how intricately …

U.S. Army

What You Need to Know About Indiana's Controversial Religious Objections Law

A controversial Indiana law signed by Gov. Mike Pence last week has brought nationwide scrutiny to the Midwestern state — but what’s it all about?<p>The …

A look back at Nintendo's epic console history (pictures)

Once Again The USAF Is Looking To Re-Engine Its B-52 Fleet

The USAF is kicking around 'creative concepts' under which it could re-engine its fleet of 74 ever evolving B-52H Stratofortresses. With the bombers …