Mobdro: Malware Allegations Are False and Misleading
May07

Mobdro: Malware Allegations Are False and Misleading

Late April the Digital Citizens Alliance, which regularly campaigns against online piracy, published results of a study into ‘pirate’ online streaming apps. Carried out by network security company Dark Wolfe Consulting, the report placed focus on popular Android-based streaming app Mobdro. The report claimed that Mobdro carries out a number of malicious acts, including the stealing of wifi names and passwords. It also...

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Thank your teachers: Linux, programming, and more
May07

Thank your teachers: Linux, programming, and more

Where would be without our teachers? Today, on National Teacher Day, take a few minutes to send a special note to one of your favorite teachers. Five of our writers did. Read their heartfelt notes below, but first, take note of these three awesome book recommendations for students looking to learn more about coding, open source, and Linux. Book recommendations Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms by Hannah Fry read...

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The state of open source in South Korea
May07

The state of open source in South Korea

Open source software is growing exponentially all around the world, and South Korea is a vital part of that trend. While most South Korean open source projects don’t get the international attention that projects from the Apache Foundation, the Linux Foundation, and similar organizations receive, they are making significant contributions to mobility, artificial intelligence, web technologies, and other areas. read...

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Check type annotations in Python with mypy
May07

Check type annotations in Python with mypy

Python is one of the most popular programming languages in use today—and for good reasons: it’s open source, it has a wide range of uses (such as web programming, business applications, games, scientific programming, and much more), and it has a vibrant and dedicated community supporting it. This community is the reason we have such a large, diverse range of software packages available in the Python Package...

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