Victor Diaz

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Time-saving CSS techniques to create responsive images

Photo by Kevin Ku on UnsplashAs a web developer, there is a high probability that you have encountered the two enemies of this article: <b>images</b> and</b> …

Web Development

Apple macOS vulnerability paves the way for system compromise with a single click

Tampering with two lines of code unveiled a serious bug which could lead to full system compromise.<p>A security researcher uncovered a zero-day in …

Information Security

Planet at Risk of Heading Towards Apocalyptic, Irreversible ‘Hothouse Earth’ State

We only have 10-20 years to fix this.<p>This summer people have been suffering and dying because of heat waves and wildfires in many parts of the world. The past three years were the warmest ever recorded, and 2018 is likely to follow suit. What we do in the next 10-20 years will determine whether our …

Climate Change

Why Git Alias

I've been using git aliases for a while now. People have seen me using them, asked me, I explained, encouraged them to use it too and failed. …

Software Development

John McAfee’s ‘unhackable’ Bitcoin wallet (allegedly) got hacked

John McAfee threw down the gauntlet last week when claiming his newly-created Bitcoin wallet, Bitfi, was “unhackable.” It took security researchers less than a week to hack it.<p>As of yesterday, a Dutch security researcher known as “OverSoft” claimed to have root access to McAfee’s unhackable wallet. …

Security

SpaceX Rocket Explosion Destroys Facebook Project Satellite

U.S. Launch Report / Via youtube.com<p>An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded at its Florida launch site around 9 a.m. Thursday morning, NASA officials told …

Space Travel

A Trillion Worlds

Big-data statistics have revealed, among other things, that our own solar system is kind of an oddball

Universe

​The return of Spectre

Two new ways to assault computers using Spectre-style attacks have been discovered. These can be used against any operating system running on AMD, …

Elon Musk goes full superhero, deploys team to save Thai kids trapped in cave

What is that saying about life and art again?<p>Elon Musk has sent engineers from his SpaceX and Boring Company teams to assist with the rescue efforts …

Heat Maps Reveal Record-Breaking Temperatures Across the Globe

This week was brutal.<p>Cities across the Northern Hemisphere witnessed exceptionally high heat this week, with records breaking in North America, …

The Rock launches his own sweat-proof workout headphones

The wireless Project Rock cans are available straight away for $249<p>Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, owner of America’s most radiant smile and busiest schedule, is today getting into the gadget endorsement game with a set of $249 wireless workout headphones called Project Rock. Built by JBL in partnership …

You used to build a wall to keep them out, but now hackers are destroying you from the inside

Some time in 2017, a casino in North America hired Darktrace, a British cybersecurity company, about a data leak it was experiencing. Most …

Cybersecurity

Prevent DNS Rebinding Attacks by Adjusting Your Router

Programmer (and artist) Brannon Dorsey wrote up a fascinating and fairly technical piece about the perils of DNS rebinding the other day. It’s worth …

Man Was Fired By His Company’s AI System Due To Human Error, As Managers ‘Stood Powerless’

Ibrahim Diallo was fired from his job by the company's AI system, as managers scrambled to figure out the problem and watched him be escorted from …

10 most common vulnerabilities in web apps

A new report from Positive Technologies reveals vulnerabilities found most often in web apps.<p>A Tuesday report from Positive Technologies revealed …

It's official, net neutrality is dead. Here's what that means

Net neutrality laws — or the set of regulations that required internet providers to treat all websites equally — were officially repealed today.<p>The …

This super clear video of a nearly perfect tornado is stunning

Mother nature is terrifyingly beautiful.<p>Storm chaser James Hammett caught footage of this tornado in Laramie, Wyoming. Driving along a highway, he …

Node.js Creator Blasts Node.js, Offers a Secure TypeScript-Based Alternative

Like Dr. Frankenstein aghast at the monster he’d built, Node.js creator Ryan Dahl voiced some deep misgivings about his server-side JavaScript …

Say hello to Justin Trudeau, the world's newest oil executive | Bill McKibben

In case anyone wondered, this is how the world ends: with the cutest, progressivest, boybandiest leader in the world going fully in the tank for the oil industry.<p>Justin Trudeau’s government announced on Tuesday that it would nationalize the Kinder Morgan pipeline running from the tar sands of …

Canada

Hackers threaten to reveal personal data of 90,000 Canadians caught in bank hack

Hackers have threatened to release personal information for nearly 100,000 customers of two Canadian banks unless the lenders pay a $1-million ransom …

Canadian Banks Hacked

At least 90,000 customers affected in breach at two financial institutions in Canada.

Alexa recorded a woman’s private conversation and sent it to a random contact

It’s every smart home speaker owner’s worst nightmare: a private message recorded and sent to a recipient without their knowledge. But that’s what happened to a Portland woman, who told CBS News affiliate Kiro-TV that her Amazon Echo recorded an audio clip of her conversation and sent it to a …

24 best free security tools

Your favorite infosec freebiesWho doesn't love free software?Infosec professionals are fortunate to have many good free tools for a range of tasks. …

You Need to See this Footage of the Mist Rolling Off Yosemite Falls Like a Flowing Rainbow

If you’re planning a photography trip this summer, you’ve no doubt thought about visiting one of this country’s great national parks. And if you’re …

How to use the Linux watch command for easier output tracking

Jack Wallen introduces you to a Linux command that can automatically execute a program repeatedly, so you can easily monitor the output for …

48 Hours in Grand Teton National Park

0<p>SHARES<p><i>DAY ONE</i><p>Breakfast in the Mural Dining Room<p>Start the day with breakfast at the Mural Dining Room in Jackson Lake Lodge for a delicious breakfast …

IBM warns of instant breaking of encryption by quantum computers: 'Move your data today'

Welcome to the future transparency of today as quantum computers reveal all currently encrypted secrets -- a viable scenario within just a few …

How to Deal With mshelper, the Latest Mac Malware

It’s been a long time since Apple could claim its computers were really virus-free. Even mighty Mac owners have to keep an eye out for the latest …

NASA Just Released the First Photo From Its Planet-Hunting Satellite & It's Breathtaking

NASA's new TESS satellite, a space telescope designed to discover alien planets far outside of our solar system, is gearing up to begin its two-year …

PSA: Here’s how to check for – and remove – the Mac malware mshelper

If your Mac seems to be running at high fan rates or you’re seeing reduced battery-life for no apparent reason, you may want to check for some Mac malware that seems to be going around …<p>A couple of support threads have described people finding a process called mshelper using a lot of CPU usage.<p>From …