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Anonymous asks the Web for help in its faltering fight with ISIS

A few weeks ago, Anonymous announced its ‘total war’ on the Islamic State. But its mission hasn’t been going particularly well.<p>When the group sent a list of alleged IS-affiliated accounts on Twitter to the social network they were so “wildly inaccurate” that Anonymous’ efforts in that area are …

Internet

ISO and NIST Provide Supply Chain Security Guidance and Standards

It’s been an interesting few weeks for us cybersecurity and supply chain security boffins. Last week, the National Institute of Standards and …

McAfee study on the prices of stolen data on the Dark Web

You know my passion for the Dark Web, I spend a lot of time monitoring activities in the hidden part of the web with a particular interest in illegal …

FBI Issues Warning About New Credit Cards--Then Removes It at the Urging of Banks

The FBI issued an advisory about security risks related to new chip-enabled credit cards--but then removed the advisory from the web. Here is what you need to know.<p>Yesterday, the FBI issued an advisory about security risks related to the new chip-enabled credit cards (the new cards that people are …

5 TEDTalks Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a big fan of TEDTalks -- they’re full of insights on everything from human nature to scientific breakthroughs to trends in design. They’re inspirational, informative and eye-opening in ways that can help you become a better person and …

TED Talks

Decide cómo quieres conducir en el nuevo tráiler de Need for Speed

Electronic Arts acaba de dejarnos un nuevo tráiler del próximo Need for Speed. Cada vez está más claro que esta nueva entraga no irá solo de …

How cards are taking over Web design

As a design framework for organizing large amounts of content – image, headline, main text, call-to-action (such as a share button or link) – on an equal plane, cards have become the go-to structure for the container style of design.<p>Furthermore, this emphasis on organization and clarity extends …

The Best Mac Accessories and Upgrades

Over the past six months, I’ve published quite a few tutorials to help Mac users improve the performance of older computers, as well as some great guides to the best Mac accessories across a variety of categories. Today, I’m tying them all together in this handy, one-stop roundup of <b>the best Mac</b> …

MacBook Air

Exploring CVE-2015-1701 — A Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability Used in Targeted Attacks

Our analysis of the win32k.sys vulnerability used in a recent targeted attack reveals that it opens up an easy way to bypass the sandbox, making it a …

Cybersecurity

Meet The Darpa-Backed Hackers Building A Google For Every Web Weakness

Hacker culture is dying. A scene that used to be replete with anticorporate sentiment and profreedom ideals is being sold out by cybersecurity capitalists more concerned with making a quick buck selling ways to exploit computers, websites and phones than actually protecting Web denizens. That, at …

Si usas Windows, esta es la mejor forma de convertir un iPad en monitor

Los que trabajamos en constante movimiento y dependemos de nuestros ordenadores a veces necesitamos más de una pantalla para ser más rápidos y …

MIT Technology Review

MIT

Tesla Plans To Open Car Doors To All Hackers This Summer, Claim Sources

Last year, hackers competed to exploit the connected parts of a Tesla Model S to win $10,000. Researchers from Chinese security, search and app store giant Qihoo 360 won. But that competition was not exactly Tesla-approved.<p>Later this year, however, at the Defcon convention in Las Vegas, Tesla plans …

El mejor director de Transformers hizo otro corto (y no es Michael Bay)

Harris Loureiro es un genio de la animación que ya en anteriores ocasiones nos ha deleitado con cortos hechos usando geniales figuras de acción y la …

CSI: Cyber and the Perverted Harem Selfie of Death

Want to <i>not</i> get murder-kidnapped by a hyper-sexual control freak? <i>CSI:Cyber</i> provides a very helpful guide on what not to do: Don’t use your phone’s …

Conficker remains top of the threats as existing malware for Windows dominates

Though we're constantly being warned about the threat offered by new malware it seems that, for Windows systems at least, the old favorites continue …

¿Has perdido tu smartphone Android? Ahora podrás buscarlo en Google

Hoy en día una de las cosas más molestas y catastróficas que nos pueden ocurrir es perder nuestro <i>smartphone</i>, ese pequeño dispositivo en el que …

Nearly 1 million new malware threats released every day

Companies are struggling to fend off cyber attacks as hackers get faster, sneakier and more creative.<p>New reports from the Internet security teams at Symantec (SYMC) and Verizon (VZ) provide an alarming picture of how difficult it's becoming for computer users to stay safe online.<p>Last year was a big …

Cyber-attacks

Even more essential Mac keyboard shortcuts

There are a ton of Mac keyboard shortcuts to make your digital life easier and more productive. Last week, we showed you 10 of the best shortcuts to keep in mind when using your Mac, and you responded with even more.<p>Here are Cult of Mac readers’ suggestions for even more fantastic Mac keyboard …

Operating Systems

The 8 Things You Can Learn From "Game of Thrones" Sex Scenes

<i>Game of Thrones</i> fans know that seriously explicit sex scenes are a brand cornerstone of the medieval fantasy series. Featuring the most beautiful …

How to Deliver Bad News to Your Employees

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Delivering bad news is tough. It’s even harder when you don’t agree with the message or decision you’re communicating. Maybe you have to tell your star performer that HR turned down her request for a raise or to inform your team that the company doesn’t want them working …

25 of the Best Typefaces from March 2015

<i>Sean Mitchell is an interactive designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the editor of TypeRelease.</i><p>Sincerest apologies for missing last month’s roundup – the past couple of weeks have been quite busy! Nevertheless, we’re happy to present our selections of the most beautiful typefaces …

Typography

Ahora puedes jugar a Pac-Man en Google Maps

April's Fools (el equivalente al Día de los Inocentes iberoamericano) suele ser una ocasión que se divide entre los que intentan hacer gracias sin …

5 Exceptional Design Portfolio Sites

<b>Special Advertising Note:</b> <i>The following sponsored content is brought to you courtesy of</i> <i>Squarespace</i><i>, one of Print’s trusted partners.</i><p>These days, a …

Android malware spies on you even after phone is shut down

A particularly devious new Android malware can make calls or take photos even if you shut the device down, according to security research firm AVG.<p>To …

An Awesome ‘Death Star’-Inspired Bluetooth Speaker That Glows When In Use

<b>Think Geek</b> has created an awesome speaker that looks just like the Death Star from <i>Star Wars</i>.<p><b>Called</b> the ‘Death Star Bluetooth Speaker’, the wireless …