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Useful Linux Command Line Bash Shortcuts You Should Know

In this article, we will share a number of Bash command-line shortcuts useful for any Linux user. These shortcuts allow you to easily and in a fast …

Linux

Operator of Malware-Testing Service Scan4You Convicted on Three Federal Charges

One of the men behind the Scan4You, a counter-antivirus tool used by cybercriminals to determine whether their malware would be flagged during …

Cybersecurity

Web Scraping With Google Sheets

Web scraping and utilizing various APIs are great ways to collect data from websites and applications that can later be used in data analytics. Some …

Python Programming

Synchronize Your Files Without Giving Them Up to a Third-Party Service With Syncthing

There’s nothing inherently wrong with Dropbox, Google Drive, or whatever popular service you use to back files up to the cloud and keep them …

Software

Two-factor authentication hackable - easy to spoof

Two-factor authentication may not be the panacea of securing access to online accounts that many believe it is as KnowBe4's Kevin Mitnick shows how …

Information Systems

Bite-Sized Linux: a zine collecting awesome *nix tutorial webtoons

Julia Evans's Twitter feed is a treasure trove of her Bite-Size Linux comics that explain core concepts in Unix system use and administration in …

Linux

Linux Fun – How to Create ASCII Text Banners in Terminal

Recently, we have explained about how to randomly display predefined ASCII art on the Linux terminal, using a program called ASCII-Art-Splash-Screen. …

Linux

Linux sdiff Command Examples for Linux Newbies

In one of our earlier article, we have explained about 9 best file comparison and difference (Diff) tools for Linux systems. We listed a mixture of …

Linux

Using less to view text files at the Linux command line

If there's one thing you're sure to find on a Linux system, it's text files. A lot of them. Readme files, configuration files, documents, and …

Linux

Google AI experiment has you talking to books

Google Research is giving us a (fun) glimpse of how far natural language processing in artificial intelligence has come. Mountain View's research division has rolled out a couple of what it calls Semantic Experiences, which are websites with interesting activities that demonstrate AIs' ability to …

This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

How to ‘poison’ your data before you delete Facebook

Over the past few weeks, we’ve learned a lot about Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and how Facebook uses your data. The revelations have pushed many …

Hacking Windows 10: How to Break into Somebody's Computer Without a Password (Exploiting the System)

After a hacker has configured Metasploit on a remote private server, created a resource script for automation, and created a simple payload, he or …

Ternimal – Show Animated Lifeform in Your Linux Terminal

Ternimal (not terminal, yes, we also read it as terminal the first time) is a simple, very flexible program that simulates an animated lifeform in …

Linux

Alphabet's Outline lets you run your own self-hosted VPN for free

Jigsaw, an incubator that’s part of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has launched Outline, an open-source virtual private network (VPN) that you can host on your own server at no charge.<p>As an initiative from the human-rights-focused Jigsaw, Outline is being billed as a tool to help journalists …

Any.Run - An Interactive Malware Analysis Tool - Is Now Open To The Public

Yesterday, the interactive malware analysis sandbox service called Any.Run announced that their free community version is open to the public. This …

Cybersecurity

Kali Linux for WSL now available in the Windows Store

We’re excited to announce that you can now download & install Kali Linux via the Windows Store!<p>Our community expressed great interest in bringing …

A new company is taking remote work’s flexibility to the extreme

The term “digital nomad” evokes images of expats tapping away at laptops in Bali or Barcelona. For all of the freedom the name implies, the lifestyle isn’t for everyone. Constant travel isn’t universally feasible or desirable, and wandering too long can lead some nomads to loneliness, narcissism, …

Remote Working

How to clone a website with httrack

Jack Wallen walks you through the process of cloning a website with both the httrack command line tool and the webhttrack GUI.<p>If you're a website …

How to Force User to Change Password at Next Login in Linux

In our last article, we’ve explained you how to change user password expiry information in Linux, where we looked at different examples of the chage …

Linux

How to Copy File Permissions and Ownership to Another File in Linux

Assuming you have two files or you have just created a new file and want it to have the same permissions and ownership of an older file. In this …

Linux

Cryptmount – A Utility to Create Encrypted Filesystems in Linux

Cryptmount is a powerful utility which allows any user to access encrypted filesystems on-demand under GNU/Linux systems without requiring root …

Linux

Install SMTP Server and Telnet with PowerShell

Summary<p>SharePoint and general app servers often use the SMTP Service to integrate e-mail into the systems functionality. Since Windows supports a …

This gadget lets you scratch and DJ on vinyl without a needle

Turntablism, no tonearm needed<p><i>Update Thursday, February 15th 12PM ET:</i> <i>This article was originally published on February 10th, 2018 and has been updated to include new video.</i><p>French company MWM has announced a new product called Phase that sits on your turntable and allows you to DJ audio files with …

Music Production

Picture Sunday – Sennheiser HD660S

Disclaimer: The star of this weeks’ picture Sunday is the Sennheiser HD660S. This post is a part of our Picture Sunday series. Sennheiser...The post …

Audiophile

6 Online Tools for Generating and Testing Cron Jobs for Linux

As a Linux system administrator, you can perform time-based scheduling of jobs/tasks using online cron job services or Cron, a powerful utility …

Linux

How to send messages to users logged into your Linux machines

If you want to send a mass message to users who are logged into your Linux servers, Jack Wallen shows you how.<p>Linux is an outstanding solution for …

So you've got MoviePass. Here's how to hack it.

All right. After hearing everyone in your social circle and work life talk about it nonstop, you've finally jumped on the MoviePass bandwagon.<p>Welcome.<p>…

MoviePass

10 Free Tech Tools & Websites Every Teacher Should Know About

Photograph courtesy MaxPixel. Public domain<p>Confession: I was a late tech adopter.<p>I didn’t own a computer until I was in college. I couldn’t record on …

Education Technology

Linux Fu: Custom Bash Command Completion

If you aren’t a Linux user and you watch someone who knows what they are doing use Bash — the popular command line interpreter — you might get the …

Linux