Alleged Russian Hacker Behind $100 Million Evil Corp Indicted

The US is charging Maksim Yakubets over two of the biggest cybertheft campaigns of the last decade, and offers a record reward for information on the...

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Pekwm: A lightweight Linux desktop
Dec06

Pekwm: A lightweight Linux desktop

Let’s say you want a lightweight desktop environment, with just enough to get graphics on the screen, move some windows around, and not much else. You find traditional desktops get in your way, with their notifications and taskbars and system trays. You want to live your life primarily from a terminal, but you also want the luxury of launching graphical applications. If that sounds like you, then Pekwm may be what you’ve...

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A  beginner's guide to using Vagrant
Dec06

A beginner's guide to using Vagrant

Vagrant describes itself as “a tool for building and managing virtual machine environments in a single workflow. With an easy-to-use workflow and focus on automation, Vagrant lowers development environment setup time, increases production parity, and makes the ‘works on my machine’ excuse a relic of the past.” Vagrant works with a standard format for documenting an environment, called a...

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What motivates people to contribute to open source?
Dec06

What motivates people to contribute to open source?

Knowing what motivates people is a smart way to recruit contributors to an open source project—and to keep them contributing once they’ve joined. read...

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Hackers Find Ways Around a Years-Old Microsoft Outlook Fix

Microsoft patched a vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook in 2017. It hasn’t slowed hackers down. 

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