Obama reportedly ordered implants to be deployed in key Russian networks
Jun24

Obama reportedly ordered implants to be deployed in key Russian networks

Enlarge (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Maria Joner) In his final days as the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama authorized a covert hacking operation to implant attack code in sensitive Russian networks. The revelation came in an 8,000-word article The Washington Post published Friday that recounted a secret struggle to punish the Kremlin for tampering with the 2016 election. According to Friday’s article, the move...

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Check Point says Fireball malware hit 250 million; Microsoft says no
Jun24

Check Point says Fireball malware hit 250 million; Microsoft says no

Enlarge (credit: Corinne Kuhlmann) Microsoft sparked a curious squabble over malware discovery and infection rates. At the start of the month security firm Check Point reported on a browser hijacker and malware downloader called Fireball. The firm claimed that it had recently discovered the Chinese malware and that it had infected some 250 million systems. Today, Microsoft said no. Redmond claimed that actually, far from being a...

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Firefox Focus for Android, Torvalds reflects on Linux, and more news
Jun24

Firefox Focus for Android, Torvalds reflects on Linux, and more news

In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at open source seeds, the release of Firefox Focus for Android, and more. Open source news roundup for June 11-24, 2017 read...

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Top 5: Getting started with Python, Ansible to manage PostgreSQL, and more
Jun24

Top 5: Getting started with Python, Ansible to manage PostgreSQL, and more

In this week’s Top 5, we highlight machine learning, games, DevOps, and more! Top 5 articles of the week 5. Using open source tools to play Dungeons and Dragons Joe Kline shares how he uses open source tools to play role-playing games – both in person and online. Create scenarios, develop maps, and do more with tools you know and love. read...

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Are you a Python coder?
Jun24

Are you a Python coder?

It seems like every day I’m coming across a new project written in Python. read...

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