At a New York Privacy Pop-Up, Facebook Sells Itself

The one-day pop-up kiosk is meant to show that Facebook takes users’ privacy concerns seriously. It also was an opportunity to gather more...

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Nationwide Bomb Threats Look Like New Spin on an Old Bitcoin Scam

Apparent bitcoin scammers caused chaos across the US Thursday, radically escalating longstanding tactics.

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Facebook Bug Bounty Program Makes Biggest Reward Payout Yet

Despite Cambridge Analytica and a damaging hack, Facebook’s bug bounty program offers a bright spot.

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The Linux terminal is no one-trick pony
Dec14

The Linux terminal is no one-trick pony

Welcome to another day of the Linux command-line toys advent calendar. If this is your first visit to the series, you might be asking yourself what a command-line toy even is. We’re figuring that out as we go, but generally, it could be a game, or any simple diversion that helps you have fun at the terminal. Some of you will have seen various selections from our calendar before, but we hope there’s at least...

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Tips for using Flood Element for performance testing
Dec14

Tips for using Flood Element for performance testing

In case you missed it, there’s a new performance test tool on the block: Flood Element. It’s a scalable, browser-based tool that allows you to write scripts in JavaScript that interact with web pages like a real user would. Browser Level Users is a newer approach to load testing that overcomes many of the common challenges we hear about traditional methods of testing. It offers: read...

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