Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/19/winter-olympic-hacking/ With the 24th Winter Olympics due to start in Pyeongchang, South Korea in a few weeks, athletes are not the only ones preparing for the event. A report from … Read more
Full Article : Fedora Magazine – https://fedoramagazine.org/howto-change-the-plymouth-theme/ When starting Fedora, users are greeted with a neat graphical bootup sequence. The underlying software that displays the bootup graphics is called Plymouth, and the great thing is … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/dridex-banking-trojan-compromises-ftp-sites-in-new-campaign/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The Trojan is back with a new technique to avoid detection by email gateways.
Full Article : Opensource.com – https://opensource.com/article/18/1/two-great-uses-cp-command-update Last July, I wrote about two great uses for the cp command: making a backup of a file, and synchronizing a secondary copy of a folder. Having discovered these … Read more
Full Article : Opensource.com – https://opensource.com/article/18/1/top-5-january-19 In this week’s top 5, we take a look at a tool for securing Linux filesystems, an interview with the UX designer of System76’s new Pop!_OS, and more. Let’s … Read more
Full Article : Tecmint – https://www.tecmint.com/install-tripwire-ids-intrusion-detection-system-on-linux/ Tripwire is a popular Linux Intrusion Detection System (IDS) that runs on systems in order to detect if unauthorized filesystem changes occurred over time. In CentOS and RHEL distributions, … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/18/microsoft-windows-10-amd-boot-fix/ A week ago, Microsoft released a new Preview Build of Windows 10 — 17074. It was chock-full of new features and fixes, making it a wise upgrade for anyone in … Read more
Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/JOr3tMe4vkY/ Not everything from Google gets worldwide adoption. A lot of stuff goes under the radar, some deservedly so. But there are some Android apps made by Google … Read more
Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/k6X52oLbwCU/ There’s a lot of software out there for your PC: some of it good, most of it bad, plenty of it free. As great as the Internet … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/notifiable-data-breaches-scheme-getting-ready-to-disclose-a-data-breach-in-australia/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches scheme will come into force next month. Here is what it means and how it will affect organisations, and individuals, in Australia.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/cloud-computing/cloud-machine-learning-is-it-right-for-you.html Cloud-based ML platforms offer a lot of benefits, but they can also be very difficult to use.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/commentary/cisco-applying-decades-of-it-knowledge-to-the-connected-car.html Connected and autonomous vehicles will need far better and safer networks. Will they be built?
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/big-data/big-datas-role-in-better-business-continuity.html Big Data is more than just a buzzword. Where disaster recovery is concerned, it could actually be one of your most valuable tools.
Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/nAZ1pSu39cE/ Are you looking forward to the day when you can have computers do many of your menial tasks for you? Do you think that day will be … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/congress-demanded-nsa-spying-reform-instead-they-let-you-down/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Both the House and Senate reauthorized the controversial surveillance powers, without any meaningful debate, amendments, or privacy reforms.
Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3249255/internet/mozilla-mandates-that-new-firefox-features-rely-on-encrypted-connections.html#tk.rss_all Mozilla this week decreed that future web-facing features of Firefox must meet an under-development standard that requires all browser-to-server-and-back traffic be encrypted. “Effective immediately, all new features that are … Read more
Full Article : TechNewsWorld – http://www.technewsworld.com/story/85072.html?rss=1 A bug in the software used by Google Cast devices such as Chromecast and Home can slow down or crash WiFi networks. The problem — initially believed to be … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Linux – http://www.zdnet.com/article/google-moves-to-debian-for-in-house-linux-desktop/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Google is officially moving from Ubuntu to Debian for its in-house Linux desktop.
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/18/huawei-android-messages-preload-smartphones/ After you’ve used a messaging app, it’s hard to go back to SMS. You can’t share files, get read receipts, group chats or share emoji. It’s archaic, but the … Read more
Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3249289/mobile-wireless/google-launches-2017.html#tk.rss_all I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but Google announces an awful lot of stuff. Between its annual I/O convention, its fall hardware event, and the beefy stew of blogs … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/muscat-securities-market-was-easily-hackable-for-months/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The security flaw made the securities market an easy target and was only fixed after a security researcher sent more than half-a-dozen warning emails.
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/18/slack-snap-linux/ At the end of last year, the Linux desktop scored a huge win when Spotify became available as a Snap. If you aren’t familiar with Snaps, please know that … Read more
Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/_5aFJNXoOyM/ Handling audio in Linux can be a pain. Pulseaudio has made it both better and worse. While some things work better than they did before, other things … Read more
Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/18/windows-cloud-server-integration/ Although businesses are keen to move to the cloud and IaaS solutions, most still have files stored on in-house servers. Enterprise file sharing and sync platform FileCloud is launching … Read more