The Worst Hacks of 2017, from Equifax to Crash Override

From Equifax to Crash Override, it was a banner year for cybersecurity...

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Massive Site-Blocking Measures Countered By 100K Browser Addon Users
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Massive Site-Blocking Measures Countered By 100K Browser Addon Users

In July 2015, Portugal’s Ministry of Culture announced the signing of a memorandum between its own General Inspection of Cultural Activities (IGAC), the Portuguese Association of Telecommunication Operators (APRITEL), various rightsholder groups, the body responsible for administering Portugal’s .PT domain, and representatives from the advertising industry. The memorandum laid out a new mechanism for blocking so-called...

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TorrentFreak’s 17 Most Read Articles of 2017
Jan01

TorrentFreak’s 17 Most Read Articles of 2017

Every year we write roughly 900 articles here at TorrentFreak, and some are more popular than others. On the brink of 2018, we look back at 2017 by going over the 17 most read news items of the year. The ExtraTorrent shutdown was a clear eye catcher. Not only was it the most read article, there are also two related news items in the list. All in all, it was quite a controversial year once again. Website and domain issues tend to be...

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Best of Opensource.com 2017: Top 27 articles and resources
Jan01

Best of Opensource.com 2017: Top 27 articles and resources

In 2017, Opensource.com published more than 1,000 articles and welcomed more than 200 new writers. Let’s look back at some reader-favorites from 2017. I’ve picked the top 22 articles and selected the top five resources we’ve added to the site this year. read...

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Using Audacity to digitize LP records
Jan01

Using Audacity to digitize LP records

November rains have given way to December sunshine, Pacific Northwest-style—fog, that is. Fog so wet it drips, so a newcomer could be forgiven for thinking it’s raining. read...

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