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How To Protect Your Wi-Fi Devices From The KRACK Vulnerability

<i>How do you protect your Wi-Fi devices from KRACK’s Wi-Fi flaw? originally appeared on Quora – the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Zouhair Belkoura, CEO & Co-Founder, Keepsafe Software, on Quora:</b><p>With the KRACK …

Top security tools, 2017: How cutting-edge products fare against the latest threats

Threats are constantly evolving and, just like everything else, tend to follow certain trends. Whenever a new type of threat is especially successful …

HORNET, High-Speed Tor-Like encrypted anonymous network

A group of six academics has developed Hornet, a new high-speed anonymity network that promises to be a valid alternative to the popular Tor …

Ichidan Is a Shodan-Like Search Engine for the Dark Web

Two days ago, <i>Bleeping Computer</i> came across a new Dark Web portal that allows users to search Tor Onion sites in the same way users utilize Shodan to …

Kali Linux 2017.2 – New Tools Overview

Last week, Kali announced the release of Kali Linux 2017.2! The new version is a collection of all updates and fixes since the last release, but also …

How I bypassed 2-Factor-Authentication on Google, Facebook, Yahoo, LinkedIn, and many others

Yahoo

Hackers are using Google's antivirus tool to test their attacks

Google's VirusTotal site can be very handy if you're worried about malware; upload a file and dozens of antivirus tools will check to see if it's malicious. However, it's now clear that this site can hinder as much as it helps. Security research Brandon Dixon has spotted several big hacking teams …

How to Use Wireshark to Capture, Filter and Inspect Packets

Wireshark, a network analysis tool formerly known as Ethereal, captures packets in real time and display them in human-readable format. Wireshark …

Stop Facebook's targeted ads from stalking you around the Internet

Facebook is now using your Facebook ad preferences -- your information, interests and browsing history -- to show you targeted ads both on and off of Facebook.<p>And for those of you patting yourself on the back for staying off Facebook, not so fast -- Facebook is also tracking you (through your …

Internet

How to Tell If Someone is Lying, According to Behavioral Experts

Nonverbal clues that someone isn’t telling the truth.<p>If you claim that you never lie, well, you’re a liar.<p>Those little white lies are slipping out more often than you realize: One study found that Americans, on average, tell about 11 lies per week. Other research shows that number is on the …

Psychology

Why You Should Be Encrypting Your Devices and How to Easily Do It

Is the data on your phone or laptop encrypted? Should it be? And what does encrypting your data do to it anyway? Here we’ll explain the ins and outs …

Why hotel WiFi connections are a hacker's dream come true - explained

Risks of insecure connections revealed by industry experts.<p>With your feet up at the end of a long day and with the tiny kettle boiling, it can be …

In Plain Sight: Online Tracking and Profiling

Worst SA Breach Ever: Info and What You Can Do; Part 2

This is Part 2 of a 2-part series to offer information and potential actions on the serious data breach that is now affecting almost everyone in …

Worst SA Breach Ever: Info and What You Can Do; Part 1

This is Part 1 of a 2-part series to offer information and potential actions on the serious data breach that is now affecting almost everyone in …

What Google's Chromecast Has That All the Other Web-to-TV Devices Don't

Google today announced a new Internet-to-television device, a well-developed area of technology that doesn't really need another gizmo.<p>This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google today announced a new Internet-to-television device, a well-developed area of technology that doesn't really …

Google unveils Classroom, a free online tool to help teachers organize their workload

Google is gearing up to offer a preview of a new online tool in its <i>Google Apps for Education</i> suite. Called Classroom, the offering is designed to …

You Don’t Need Big Data — You Need the Right Data

The term “big data” is ubiquitous. With exabytes of information flowing across broadband pipes, companies compete to claim the biggest, most audacious data sets. And businesses of all varieties — old and new, industrial and digital, big and small — are getting into the game.<p>Masses of social, …

Big Data

Hitchhiker's Guide to Data Science, Machine Learning, R, Python

The 49 best educational websites and apps to learn new stuff for free

<i>This article was originally published in</i> <i>my private newsletter</i><i>.</i><p>Once upon a time, if you wanted to learn something, you had to a) pay a bunch of money, …

Learning

What a Chess Grandmaster Can Teach You About Solving Problems

Have a complex problem? International chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley suggests trying this.<p>How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to …

Chess

The Worst InfoSec Resume, Ever

Home <b>›</b> infosec <b>›</b> <b>The Worst InfoSec Resume, Ever</b><p><i>on</i> March 17, 2016 • ( 4 )<p>I do quite a bit of InfoSec résumé reviewing and critiquing, both personally and …

Infosec

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

Time Management

The eight essentials of innovation

Strategic and organizational factors are what separate successful big-company innovators from the rest of the field.<p><b>It’s no secret:</b> innovation is …

18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Great artists, writers and innovators may have "messier minds."<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly …

One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

Create a Logo in minutes with Logo Foundry

Create your own brand logo<p>If you don’t already have a startup or <i>#brand</i>, chances are you’re thinking about creating one. A new app named Logo Foundry for iOS and Android can help by — you guessed it — creating a snappy logo for you.<p>You’ll still have to do some work to get there, though. Logo Foundry …

Scrambl3 encryption app lets you make secure calls on your mobile phone

USMobile is launching its Scrambl3 encryption app for iPhones and Android smartphones today.<p>The app enables users to make secure calls and send secure messages without worrying about eavesdropping, according to USMobile, which worked with the National Security Agency on a previous project. The app …

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4 Steps To Your New Startup

Startups are typically the result of a solved problem or an unmet need fulfilled. If you’re interested in becoming an entrepreneur or starting a new …