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New Wi-Fi attack cracks WPA2 passwords with ease

The common Wi-Fi security standard is no longer as secure as you think.<p>A new way to compromise the WPA/WPA2 security protocols has been accidentally …

Information Systems

How to Mount and Frame Your Own Pictures

Today we are going to learn with Ben Fewtrell how to mount and frame your pictures.<p>Here's a list of the equipment needed to frame your photos<p>Una …

Photography

Russian hackers accessed US electric utilities' control rooms

Hackers working for Russia were able to gain access to the control rooms of US electric utilities last year, allowing them to cause blackouts, federal officials tell the Wall Street Journal.<p>The hackers -- working for a state-sponsored group previously identified as Dragonfly or Energetic Bear -- …

Cybersecurity

Iran has laid groundwork for extensive cyberattacks on U.S., say officials

ASPEN, Colo. — Iranian hackers have laid the groundwork to carry out extensive cyberattacks on U.S. and European infrastructure and on private companies, and the U.S. is warning allies, hardening its defenses and weighing a counterattack, say multiple senior U.S. officials.<p>Despite Iran having …

Middle East

Going Through This Exercise Will Land You Amazing Images of the Night Sky

For an outdoor photographer, images of the night sky or milky way are a bit of a panacea. It's easy to get average images, but those exceptional …

Landscape Photography

How to Take Striking Lightning Photos: 5 Tips

Photographer Pierre T. Lambert was recently in Zion National Park in Utah when a thunderstorm suddenly hit the area. While that was a bummer for his …

8 Great Dividend Stocks Yielding 8% or More

High-yield dividend stocks typically play a vital role for investors planning for retirement. However, like many things in life, there is no such …

Investing

An Extensive Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Brew up a fresh cup of coffee because Gordon Laing has an epic new video showing everything one needs to know to take some excellent long exposure …

Photography

How to Shoot Awesome Long Exposure Photos at Night: 6 Tips from Serge Ramelli

Long exposure photography, when done right, can produce some stunning images. Even better is long exposure photography at night, which can transform …

Shark Drags Woman Into Water By Finger As She Tries Feeding It

A woman was dragged into crocodile-infested waters by a shark as she tried to feed it during her “once-in-a-lifetime” trip in northwest …

Millions of Americans Make a Costly Mistake When Paying Credit Card Bills

It’s natural to fret about your credit score. Most Americans would do almost anything to improve it. Mistakes, of course, are bound to happen.<p>More …

Personal Finance

5 Cheap Stocks With 5%+ Dividends, Plus 25%+ Upside

Do you have a reliable way to generate monthly cash flow from the dividend stocks you own today? If not, why not?<p>Many “first-level” investors <i>hope</i> that their stocks will go higher so that they can sell them for cash flow. But, if you follow rich people, you’ll notice that <i>they never actually sell any</i> …

5 Ways To Break The Rules Of Composition 5 Ways To Break The Rules Of Composition

In photography, just like in real life, there are times when it makes sense to break the rules. No matter how great your photography is, if you …

Here’s a Cool Trick That Lets You Take Amazing Night Photos Without a Tripod (VIDEO)

If you’ve ever tried to take to take a photo at night without a tripod you know the results can be very blurry or very noisy or, in most cases, both. …

6 Reasons Why Your Photos Aren’t Razor Sharp

Picture this: you come home after a great day out photographing and you’re excited to look through all the beautiful images you’ve captured. However, …

An FBI agent mapped out the countries capable of unleashing a crippling cyber attack on the US

An FBI agent has mapped out the nation states that pose the biggest cyber threat to the US.<p>Business Insider spoke to Aristedes Mahairas, a special agent in charge of the New York FBI's Special Operations/Cyber Division, about the cybersecurity landscape in America.<p>He said the US is always alive to …

The very purpose of the Chinese tech company ZTE is to spy on other countries, a competitor alleges in new court documents

ZTE was created by China for the purpose of spying, and openly used bribery to accomplish its goals, court documents allege.<p>Fairfax Media reported that files in a Dallas case between Chinese telecommunications firm ZTE and Universal Telephone Exchange contain shocking claims regarding the purposes …

Corruption

A Beginner's Guide to ISO: What It Is and and How to Use It in Your Photography Work

Shutter speed, aperture, and ISO are the three most fundamental properties of photography, and understanding them inside and out when you first start …

FBI warns about Russia-linked malware threat to home routers, but questions linger

As millions of Americans unplugged for Memorial Day Weekend, the FBI issued an urgent bulletin for anyone with a home or small office internet router to immediately turn it off and then turn it on again as a way to temporarily thwart the spread of foreign malware linked to Russia.<p>The malware, …

Should You Form An LLC Or An S-Corp, And What's The Difference?

Limited liability company (LLC) or S corporation (S-corp)? What do these business structures mean? As a business attorney, I always get the age-old question as to which one is best for you as a budding entrepreneur, balancing issues such as liability and taxation? Simply put, an LLC is a business …

Small Business

How to Shoot Corporate Headshot Photography

One of the jobs you will find yourself doing as a portrait photographer is <b>Corporate Headshots</b>. This isn't usually glamorous work. You often only have …

3 Stocks That Feel Like Microsoft in 1986

These three stocks could be poised for massive runs.<p>Eleven years after the company's 1975 founding, Bill Gates and the team at <b>Microsoft</b> (NASDAQ:MSFT) …

Night Street Photography Tips

1/ Lens, lens, lens, get the lens with the widest aperture possible. 1,4 ,18, 2.0. Stick to primes if you cant.<br>2/ I don't use tripods except for a …

68 percent of parents don't explain this key money concept to their kids

In general, the sooner you start having money conversations with your kids, the better. And the good news is, the majority of American parents are …

Apple Just Enabled Users to Download All Personal Data. Here's How.

The company is taking a big step.<p>Apple is enabling its users to download all their personal data into a single file. Ahead of the European Union’s …

US takes aim at Russian hackers who infected over 500,000 routers

More than half a million routers and network devices in 54 countries have been infected with sophisticated malware, researchers from Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group warn.<p>The malware, which the security researchers are calling VPNFilter, contains a killswitch for routers, can steal logins and …

Microsoft, Google find fresh flaw in chips, but risk is low

(Reuters) - Cyber security researchers have found a new security flaw that affects a broad swath of modern computing chips and is related to the Spectre and Meltdown chip flaws that emerged in January.<p>The newest chip problem, known as Speculative Store Bypass or "Variant 4" because it's in the same …

Spread Of Ebola In Congo A 'Game Changer'

A new case of Ebola has emerged in an urban area of Democratic Republic of the Congo, a troubling development in the country's new outbreak of the contagious and often fatal virus. Until now, the outbreak had affected a rural area.<p>Dr. Oly Ilunga, Congo's minister of health, announced Wednesday that …

Congo’s Ebola risk ‘very high’ as confirmed virus cases rise

KINSHASA, Congo – Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak now has 14 confirmed cases as health officials rush to contain the often deadly virus in a city of more than 1 million.<p>The World Health Organization was holding an experts’ meeting on Friday to determine whether the epidemic warrants being declared a …

7 Photo Flaws to Avoid (or How To Become a Better Photographer Immediately)

Even people who are passionate about photography often make common mistakes that prevent them from reaching their maximum potential. No one is …