Hackers

Linux Security

Linux for Ethical Hackers

freeCodeCamp.org provides this free course, where you will learn the basics of Kali Linux. The course covers installation, using the terminal / command line, bash scripting, tools and features for ethical hacking, and more. The course focuses on Kali Linux but much of the content applies to other versions of Linux as well.

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Developer Security

Is Programming Necessary for Hacking?

In the eyes of the media and general public, hacking and coding are the same thing. Those of us in the technology field know that’s not true. Even the terms “hacker” and “hacking” have multiple meanings to us. But should hackers know how to code? It seems to me that at some point, one must […]

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Maker Raspberry Pi

Build an Off-the-Grid Wi-Fi System for Voice Communications

Null Byte explains how to Use Android & Raspberry Pi for Local Voice communications. It can be difficult to communicate off the grid when there’s no infrastructure. That’s also true when you’re in situations where there is no cellular service or reliable Wi-Fi hotspots, such as a convoy of vehicles that want to talk to […]

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Security

Confessions of an Nespresso Money Mule

At the recent DEFCONConference, Nina Kollars explains her experience buying Nespresso coffee capsules. In 2018 I somewhat innocently bought very expensive coffee (Nespresso capsules) online from Ebay. What followed was a series of unexpected additional packages from the manufacturer Nespresso and a lurking suspicion that something had gone terribly–if not criminally–wrong as a result of […]

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How malevolent machine learning could derail AI
AI Security

How Malevolent Machine Learning Could Derail AI

The worlds of CyberSecurity and AI are colliding. That’s the good news. The bad news is that the world of Cybersecurity and AI are colliding. Bad things could happen when bad actors get their hands on ML. Artificial intelligence won’t revolutionize anything if hackers can mess with it. That’s the warning from Dawn Song , […]

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Security

Can Your Car Be Hacked?

This episode of BBC Click explores how some popular third-party alarms have made cars easier to steal. Also in this episode covers how tech can help with rugby injuries and a preview of action game Days Gone.

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Science Security

BBC Click Checks Out Solar Roadways and Vegas Hacker Conventions

I first discovered BBC Click on a Virgin America flight to Las Vegas. The first episode I saw was primarily about data visualization. It spoke to me.  Ever since then, I’ve tried to watch it regularly (and even re-post some of the shows here) . Here’s a really cool show about putting solar panels into […]

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