Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/uk-firms-stockpile-bitcoin-to-pay-off-ransomware-hackers/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Ransomware attacks can cripple a business, leading to a rather sad trend in the industry.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/kali-linux-2017-3-hands-on-the-best-alternative-to-raspbian-for-raspberry-pi/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The latest release of this excellent security, forensic, and penetration testing Linux distribution is everything I have come to expect from the software and more, with both PC (32 and 64 bit) and Raspberry Pi images.
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/18/cloud-boost-security-complaince/ Although the adoption of cloud services has increased over the past few years, many organizations are still unwilling to make the move to the cloud due to security and compliance concerns. But Jim Hansen, VP of product marketing at security management firm AlienVault argues that … Read more
Full Article : Opensource.com – https://opensource.com/article/17/12/game-python-moving-player In the first article in this series, I explained how to use Python to create a simple, text-based dice game. In the second part, we began building a game from scratch, starting with creating the game’s environment. And, in the third installment, we created … Read more
Full Article : Fedora Magazine – https://fedoramagazine.org/getting-started-jitsi/ The Jitsi community offers a fully open source video conferencing solution, built using HTML5. There are other video conferencing solutions available, so why use this one? One reason is that Jitsi is fully free and open source. It relies on HTML 5 technologies, meaning … Read more
Full Article : Opensource.com – https://opensource.com/article/17/12/open-source-business-models When I first discovered open source, the idea of building a business around it seemed counterintuitive. However, as I grew more familiar with the movement, I realized that open source software companies were not an anomaly, rather a result of the freedoms open source … Read more
Full Article : Tecmint – https://www.tecmint.com/check-mysql-database-size-in-linux/ In this article, I will show you how to check the size of MySQL/MariaDB databases and tables via the MySQL shell. You will learn how to determine the real size of a database file…
Full Article : LinuxTechi – https://www.linuxtechi.com/view-contents-compressed-file-folders-linux/ We use compression or archives the file & folders either to backup or to save space on our system. We can use tar, gzip or any other utility to perform the compression/archiving of the files and folders. We can than keep them for as … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/privacy-touting-mozilla-caught-shoving-mr-robot-add-on-into-firefox/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Users who allowed Firefox to run its studies feature found an unwelcome add-on installed over the weekend.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/re-identification-possible-with-australian-de-identified-medicare-and-pbs-open-data/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Using publicly known information, a team of researchers from the University of Melbourne have claimed to re-identify seven prominent Australians in an open medical dataset.
Full Article : LinOxide – https://linoxide.com/linux-how-to/tlp-make-linux-laptop-battery-last-longer/ Squeezing in a few hours in your Linux PC battery life may be what it takes to hit that deadline and submit your project or assignment on time. And that is where TLP comes in. TLP is a power management […] The post TLP … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/17/western-digital-my-book-duo-20tb/ Nowadays, more and more consumers are embracing the cloud for data storage and backup. This is not a mistake — it is smart to store your files off premises. With that said, it is even smarter to also store the data locally for redundancy … Read more
Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/QwtAVfOZkjA/ Love it or hate it, Chrome is brimming with features and customizability that rival browsers can only shake their envious heads at. On the one hand you have Chrome Flags which lets intrepid Web users mess around with experimental features made by the Chrome … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/17/zoomgo-unveils-its-own-media-stick-with-extras/ Streaming media sticks have become an in-thing these days, with big releases from major players like Amazon and Roku. They plug into an HDMI port on any TV and bring you all sorts of entertainment goodness. The one drawback is that they aren’t exactly … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/17/linux-mint-sylvia-xfce-kde-final/ Linux Mint is killing the KDE version of its operaring system — a move some people applaud. That’s what makes the new 18.3 version — named “Sylvia” — so frustrating. It’s bizarre to release a new version of an operating system that essentially has … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/17/hey-google-rollout/ Voice control of computers and smartphones is becoming increasingly common, and for Android users a new option is opening up. Previously only available on Nexus and Pixel devices, support for the “Hey, Google” trigger is rolling out to more handsets. This gives Android users … Read more
Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/upByX7toEDw/ For a growing number of people, Retroarch is the ultimate hub of everything emulation-related. It doesn’t do Retroarch justice just to call it a “frontend” for every console emulator imaginable because all the great emulators can be integrated into it, downloaded and loaded … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/17/windows-10-keeper-vulnerability/ Microsoft has been bundling a password manager that features a dangerous flaw with some versions of Windows 10, a Google security researcher has revealed. Tavis Ormandy noticed that his copy of Windows 10 included Keeper, which he had previously found to be injecting privileged … Read more
Full Article : It’s FOSS – https://itsfoss.com/firefox-looking-glass-controversy/ Brief: Mozilla’s latest Firefox release is better than Google Chrome, both in terms of speed and violating user’s privacy. Mozilla Firefox is in news this month as well. Last month, Mozilla gained praises for its extraordinary Quantum release. This month, it has been … Read more
Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/Ud5TqKgwHBQ/ If you’re not careful and don’t monitor your data usage, you could end up with one expensive phone bill at the end of the month. Various apps allow you to control your data usage, but Google has a new one for you … Read more
Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/G9iepOvmMJI/ “Here be dragons,” reads the ominous disclaimer when you type about:config into Firefox’s URL bar, warning you that tweaking things in this area is largely experimental and can cause instability to your browser. Sounds exciting, right? And even though it sounds a … Read more
Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/PN-pPeQD36c/ The online world can be full of dangers for children. Even if its depredation by adults of exposure to inappropriate content, your kids need some kind of filter between their monitor and the uncensored world of the ‘Net. Of course, you need … Read more
Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/get-live-cricket-updates-commandline/ Howdy Cricket enthusiasts! I’ve got a good news for you. Now, you can get live Cricket updates from commandline. Want to know the score of your favorite team? Want to know the rankings of the… The post Get Live Cricket Updates From Commandline appeared … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/uber-says-data-breach-compromised-380k-users-in-singapore/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Ride-sharing company reveals 380,000 in Singapore were affected by the massive data breach that compromised 57 million accounts globally, but says no fraud or misuse has been tied to these users.