Nicole R.

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What the Color of Your Bread Bag Twist Tie Can Tell You

Behind every great sandwich is a fresh loaf of bread. Though you can search a bread bag for the expiration-date fine print, there's another small …

Bread

Missed the WWDC 2017 Keynote? Here Are Apple's 9 Biggest Announcements | WIRED

• Author: Arielle Pardes. Arielle Pardes Gear<br>• Date of Publication: 06.05.17. 06.05.17<br>• Time of Publication: 5:07 pm. 5:07 pm<p>Everything Apple Announced …

20 Best Free PDF and E-books on Graphic Design

Just because you’re creative and innovative does not mean you can conquer the design industry. Thought these are among the most important …

eBooks

Your passwords are probably a lot worse than you think

As if the recent ransomware scares weren't enough to keep you up at night, password breaches continue to make news.<p>Back in May, for example, security research center MacKeeper reported that a massive database of stolen passwords had surfaced online. And while it was composed largely of passwords …

Boy, 11, hacks cyber-security audience to give lesson on 'weaponisation' of toys

Reuben Paul, 11, tells conference that smart cars, fridges, lights and even teddy bears can be used to spy on or harm people<p>An 11-year-old “cyber ninja” has stunned an audience of security experts by hacking into their Bluetooth devices to manipulate a robotic teddy bear, showing in the process how …

Cybersecurity

Massive cryptocurrency botnet used leaked NSA exploits weeks before WCry

Campaign that flew under the radar used hacked computers to mine Monero currency.<p>On Friday, ransomware called WannaCry used leaked hacking tools …

WannaCry

Stealing Windows credentials using Google Chrome

Attacks that leak authentication credentials using the SMB file sharing protocol on Windows OS are an ever-present issue, exploited in various ways …

Information Security

The Most Useful Apps Every Traveler Should Download

Hey, you like to travel? Awesome, same.<p>But tell me: Does the thought of <i>planning</i> your trip actually tickle your loins? Maybe for some people it does, …

Hackers used stolen NSA methods in massive, worldwide ransomware attack

Security researchers said a massive ransomware attack now known to have hit over 150 countries and at least 100,000 organizations appears to have …

How to tell if someone is stealing your Wi-Fi

If your internet has been unexpectedly slow lately, someone next door may be stealing your Wi-Fi. There’s only a certain amount of bandwidth to go …

U.S. government stockpiled malware codes instead of reporting them: Microsoft

Microsoft‘s top lawyer is laying some of the blame for Friday’s massive cyberattack at the feet of the U.S. government.<p>Story continues below<p>Brad …

Get ready for a possible 'second wave' of that massive global cyberattack

Microsoft Windows users, brace yourselves. People are worried a second wave of cyberattacks could strike around the world on Monday as employees …

Baijiu malware preys on heightened interest in North Korea

Researchers said the complex malware has managed to evade nearly every antivirus solution.<p>Security researchers have detected a new strain of malware …

Zero-day exploits: A cheat sheet for professionals

This guide covers everything you need to know about zero-day security exploits, which are secret vulnerabilities used by hackers to infiltrate PCs, …

A New Transparent, Conductive Material Is Set to Revolutionize Our Electronics

A New Material<p>Researchers at the University of Minnesota have discovered a new material that could change technology as we know it. This nano-scale, …

Lou Malnati's Online Ordering

Deep Dish Pizzas<p>Deep Dish Create Your Own<p>Order your pizza just how you like it – topped with a mixture of your favorite ingredients, and cooked to …

Hotel Cyber Attacks: How Guests Can Stay Safe

Another day, another data breach.<p>This time, Sabre, one of the world’s largest technology companies, is reporting that “an incident of unauthorized …

The Turds Who Voted to Sell Out Your Online Privacy Get Their Faces Plastered on Billboards

Last month, Congress voted to repeal FCC rules that would prevent internet service providers from selling your personal web browsing and app usage …

Google Doc phishing scam spreads like wildfire — here's how to spot it

A sophisticated phishing attack is racing across the internet, and may already have hit your inbox.<p>The definitely not-legit email disguises itself as …

PSA: This Google Doc scam is spreading fast and will email everyone you know

A new Google Docs phishing scam just reared its head a few hours ago, and it’s spreading like wildfire. Google appears to be taking action to stop it, but in the meantime: be super, super wary of Google Doc invites for now. If you fall for this one (and plenty of otherwise eagle-eyed people have …

Google Docs

Why You Really Need to Stop Using Public Wi-Fi

In today’s busy world, convenience seems to outweigh consequence, especially with how people use their mobile devices. Using free public Wi-Fi networks, for example, comes with any number of serious security risks, yet surveys show that the overwhelming majority of Americans do it anyway. In a …

How to Create a Custom Control Using a Bitmask

Earlier this week, I showed you how easy it is to work with bitmasks using Swift and the Swift standard library. In today's tutorial, I'd like to …

Microsoft Excel — Rules for Designing Excel Workbooks? — Part 1

Every Situation is Different, But Here Are Some Useful Guidelines!<p>In this post and future posts, I will be exploring selected items from the list …

11 Microwave Hacks That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

Whether you're on the go and need a quick meal or you have a sudden late-night craving, cooking can often prove to be an involved endeavor that you …

New Mac malware spies on your web traffic

OSX.Dok is able to steal credentials for any website victims visit.<p>Apple has revoked a legitimate certificate harnessed by a new strain of Mac …

Internet Privacy: New Browser Plugins Hide User Activity From ISPs By Creating Digital Noise

A decision earlier this year by the U.S. Congress to overturn rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission that would have prevented …

Coding Best Practices Part 1 (Naming Conventions & Class Designing Principles)

In my last article IMPORTANCE OF WRITING CLEAN CODE, you realized the importance of creating a beautiful piece of code. You learned some techniques …

Java

Blockchain Technology Has The Power to Let Us Build An Entirely New Internet

by ConsenSys April 27, 2017 Future Society 50464<p>Amanda Gutterman<p>A New Internet<p>From the birth of language to the dawn of the Internet, the …

Blockchain

Amazon’s $96 sound bar is so good it doesn’t need a separate subwoofer

It used to be that if you wanted to add decent sound to your TV, you need to spend upwards of $1,000 on a surround sound system. The the home audio …