Computer Science

Developer Security

The Most Dangerous C Functions

If you’ve ever heard about a major security flaw in a program or operating system and wondered, “how could they let that happen?” then this video is for you. Retired Microsoft engineer Dave Plummer takes you on a tour of security features made for Windows XP SP2 and then details how to make some of […]

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Developer

5 Simple Steps for Solving Any Recursive Problem

This video we takes a look at one of the more challenging computer science concepts: Recursion. Learn the 5 simple steps to help you solve challenging recursive problems and show you 3 specific examples, each progressively more difficult than the last.

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Security

Hackers Are Using Morse Code in 2021?!

To say that times are strange would be an understatement. Not only is the world in chaos, I recently saw a Judas Priest sticker on a minivan. In that context, Hackers using Morse code in 2021 isn’t all that odd. Time stamps 0:21 Hackers Revert To Morse Code 2:53 Free PCBs! (ad) 3:36 $600m Crypto […]

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Big Data

Dealing With Big Data – Computerphile

Big Data sounds may be a buzz word, and is hard to quantify, but the problems with large data sets are very real. Dr Isaac Triguero explains some of the challenges.

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Apple Privacy

Why Apple Will Scan All Your Photos

Here’s an interesting take on Apple’s move to scan all the photos on your device. The odd is a strange one given Apple’s efforts in the past to protect consumer privacy. Sources: https://www.theregister.com/2021/08/05/apple_csam_scanning/ https://thehackernews.com/2021/08/apple-to-scan-every-device-for-child.html https://www.ft.com/content/14440f81-d405-452f-97e2-a81458f5411f https://twitter.com/matthew_d_green/status/1423110719533371393 https://twitter.com/Snowden/status/1423469854347169798 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-fbi-icloud-exclusive-idUSKBN1ZK1CT https://www.apple.com/child-safety/pdf/CSAM_Detection_Technical_Summary.pdf https://www.apple.com/child-safety/ https://threatpost.com/affiliate-leaks-conti-ransomware-playbook/168442/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/angry-conti-ransomware-affiliate-leaks-gangs-attack-playbook/ https://therecord.media/disgruntled-ransomware-affiliate-leaks-the-conti-gangs-technical-manuals/ https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/08/ransomware-gangs-and-the-name-game-distraction/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/us-govt-offers-10-million-reward-for-tips-on-nation-state-hackers/

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Security

Hacker Group ‘Imperial Kitten’ Caught Catfishing…

There’s little to laugh about in the realm of cyber security. Fortunately, though, a creative group name brings a little levity to the situation. Time stamps: 0:00 Intro 0:27 ‘Imperial Kitten’ ‘Cat’fish defense employees 3:10 Major Telecoms Hack 6:11 Ransomware Gang Ransomed with uhh… Sources: https://thehackernews.com/2021/07/hackers-posed-as-aerobics-instructors.html https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-07-28/hackers-pose-as-flirty-aerobics-instructor-to-target-employees?srnd=code-wars https://www.proofpoint.com/us/blog/threat-insight/i-knew-you-were-trouble-ta456-targets-defense-contractor-alluring-social-media https://about.fb.com/news/2021/07/taking-action-against-hackers-in-iran/ https://www.cybereason.com/blog/deadringer-exposing-chinese-threat-actors-targeting-major-telcos https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-08-03/chinese-hackers-compromised-telecom-companies-researchers-say?srnd=code-wars https://www.telegraphindia.com/business/cybersecurity-researchers-fear-chinese-telecom-hack/cid/1825165 https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3143676/chinese-hackers-targeted-telecoms-firms-southeast-asia-report?module=perpetual_scroll&pgtype=article&campaign=3143676 https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/19/22583251/us-government-blames-china-cyberattacks-microsoft-exchange-hack https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-07-20/china-denies-microsoft-hack-says-u-s-and-allies-ganging-up […]

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Quantum Computing

Does China’s Quantum Computer Surpass Google’s?

When you hear about Quantum Computers, you normally think of American companies like Google or IBM, but in 2020 China flipped the script with their new super powerful quantum computer. Find out the details on this episode of Super Freaky Science!

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