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How To: Use Command Injection to Pop a Reverse Shell on a Web Server

Command injection is a technique used by hackers to execute system commands on a server, usually via a web application or some kind of GUI. This can …

Information Security

This two hour video of DOS game intros is a vintage delight

Video games were mindblowing in the '90s. Nowadays, it's possible to be unimpressed by a photo-realistic open world video game, but back then, Prince …

PC Gaming

For just $10, a hacker can attack your business via RDP: Here's how to stay safe

RDP access is being used as an entryway for hackers. Be careful yours doesn't end up for sale on the Dark Web.<p>Remote desktop protocol (RDP) access to …

Cybersecurity

The Worst Cybersecurity Breaches of 2018 So Far

Looking back at the first six months of 2018, there haven't been as many government leaks and global ransomware attacks as there were by this time …

Cybersecurity

10 Common Git Problems and How to Fix Them

I originally wrote this article for Codementor in October 2014. It should have something for everyone, from fairly new git users to experienced …

Software Development

Amazon’s best-selling air fryer cooks up crispy food without clogging your arteries

If you’re looking to spice things up in your kitchen, there’s no better way to do it than with a Cozyna SAF-32 Digital Air Fryer. This 3.7-quart air …

Cooking

This LED headlight conversion kit is blowing people’s minds, and it’s just $44 for any car

So many car accidents each day are the result of poor visibility at night or in inclement weather. What’s crazy is that two simple purchases can help …

Smart Homes

Dancing with OAuth: a step by step guide

<i>This post was originally published in freeCodeCamp</i><p>Most of the times I try to learn something new and put it into practice, I quickly start to feel …

Software Development

Is Your Router Infected? Use This Tool to Find Out

The now-notorious Russian VPNFilter malware, designed to infect several dozen models of home Wi-Fi routers and network-attached storage drives, shows …

Wi-Fi

What’s the best password manager for macOS and iOS?

Password management is something that you often hear a lot about in today’s news. Apple has begun supporting various flavors of password managers through APIs while also offering a fairly decent password manager built right into Safari.<p>You might be wondering – what is the best place to store your …

Apps

How to Hack Wi-Fi: Disabling Security Cameras on Any Wireless Network with Aireplay-Ng

Electronic warfare tactics work by jamming, disrupting, or disabling the technology a target uses to perform a critical function, and IoT devices are …

White Hat

Chiiz sonic toothbrush is designed to give a 30-second all-teeth clean

We have seen several crowdfunding campaigns trying to launch a hands-free automatic toothbrush over the past year. From the Amabrush, which …

Crowd Funding

What is HDR photography and how can I shoot it with my camera?

Have you ever tried to photograph a high-contrast scene, only to be frustrated when you find that the pictures you snapped just don’t do it justice? …

Mobile Photography

Wi-Fi security is starting to get its biggest upgrade in over a decade

WPA3 certification starts today<p>Wi-Fi devices have been using the same security protocol for over a decade. But today, that’ll begin to change: the Wi-Fi Alliance, which oversees adoption of the Wi-Fi standard, is beginning to certify products that support WPA3, the successor to the WPA2 security …

Wi-Fi

For privacy and security, change these Android settings right now 2 - Page 2 | ZDNet

These are the most important privacy settings in Android<p>It only takes a few minutes from the very first time you power on your Android phone to lock …

Information Systems

Facial recognition is here to stay. And we should all probably accept it

For the past few years, the world’s biggest tech companies have been on a mission to put artificial-intelligence tools in the hands of every coder. The benefits are clear: Coders familiar with free AI frameworks from Google, Amazon, Microsoft, or Facebook might be more inclined to someday work for …

Artificial Intelligence

My commit message workflow

<i>This article was originally published on http://shreyasminocha.me/blog</i><p>I totally obssess over commit messages. I often spend minutes staring into …

DevOps

Apple iOS Passcode Crack Revealed by Security Researcher. Watch the Exploit in Action

An iPhone can be unlocked with a virtual keyboard pretending to type lots of passcodes, a security researcher revealed Friday. By sending all …

iOS

Do Wider Tires Give You More Grip? Not All the Time

The people at TyreReview.co.uk put this question to the scientific test.<p>Wider tires automatically mean more grip, correct? After all a larger the contact patch, which <i>should</i> translate to more traction, right? In many situations, yes, but could probably guess by my use of rhetorical questions that …

Black Culture

Stress Might Have an Effect on Your Vision That Eye Experts Long Ignored

"There is a large disconnect between the science and what the public needs."<p>Bernhard Sabel, Ph.D., a medical psychology professor at Otto von …

Psychology

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 …

Information Security

Secure any WiFi connection with this portable VPN device

Public WiFi is not unlike a public water fountain or a public bathroom — most of the time it’s fine to use, but depending on where you are, it can be</i> …

Information Systems

These 5 Habits Literally Add Years to Your Life, According to a New Harvard Study

Harvard researchers studied the lives of 123,219 men and women over 3 decades, to learn exactly how much extra time good habits can add to your life.<p>They say there's no fountain of youth. But a comprehensive new Harvard University study is the latest report to break down exactly how much extra time …

Holistic Medicine

Review: Anker's new noise cancelling cans offer solid performance for a reasonable price

Through its Soundcore sub-brand, Anker is attempting to position itself as a medium-range audio manufacturer. The latest in this effort is the Soundcore Space NC — a pair of noise-cancelling bluetooth headphones that are now available in the US, retailing at $99.<p>These are the first over-ear …

Consumer Tech

Should you spank your child? This is what pediatricians have to say about it | NOLA.com

Three out of four pediatricians disapprove of parents hitting their children, or spanking them, to correct a behavior, according to a new study …

Hacking macOS: How to Break into a MacBook Encrypted with FileVault

Don't think because your MacBook is using FileVault disk encryption your device is secure or immune to hackers. Here's how to find out if that …

Hacking macOS: How to Use One Python Command to Bypass Antivirus Software in 5 Seconds

The misconception that macOS is more secure than the Windows operating system is far from the truth. With just one small command, a hacker can …

Cybersecurity

15 Cleaning Secrets Only Car Detailers Know

Save hundreds of dollars and detail your car yourself in half a day. Get professional results using these tips from experienced detailers.<p>If you hit …

What's The Best Programming Language To Learn If You Want To Work At A Big Software Company?

<i>Which programming language should you learn if you want a job at Google, Amazon, Facebook or any big software company? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by John L. Miller, Software</b> …

Programming

Our spacious next-gen internet is finally catching on as IPv6 spreads

Things are looking up for our next-generation internet.<p>Two decades ago, engineers created technology called IPv6 -- Internet Protocol version 6. It solved a major shortcoming of its predecessor, IPv4: a limiting of the number of devices that could be connected to the internet to a mere 4.3 billion. …