Category: IT Technology

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fulldecent/plan-bus-radio

This program transmits radio on computers / phones without radio transmitting hardware. 🍷 Project tip jar: https://amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/EE78A23EEGQB Why? Some computers are intentionally disconnected from the rest of the world. This includes having their internet, wireless, bluetooth, USB, external file storage and audio capabilities removed. This is called “air gapping”. Even in such a situation, this…

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Google Chrome extensions with 500,000 downloads learned to be malicious

Researchers have uncovered four malicious extensions with more than 500,000 combined downloads from the Google Chrome Web Store, a finding that highlights a key weakness in what’s widely considered to be the Internet’s most secure browser. Google has since removed the extensions. Researchers from security firm ICEBRG stumbled on the find after detecting a suspicious…

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The fight to revive acquire neutrality is picking up steam

The companion House bill is by Rep. Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania and is designed to accompany the “resolution of disapproval” sent in by Senator Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts). Under the Congressional Review Act (CRA), the resolution needs simple majorities in both the Senate and the House of Representatives to pass Congress, though there’s also a chance…

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Mozilla Files Suit Against FCC to Give protection to Rep Neutrality – The Mozilla Weblog

Today, Mozilla filed a petition in federal court in Washington, DC against the Federal Communications Commission for its recent decision to overturn the 2015 Open Internet Order. Why did we do this? The internet is a global, public resource. It relies on the core principle of net neutrality (that all internet traffic be treated equally)…

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jbtronics/CrookedStyleSheets

Proof of Concept for Website tracking, only using CSS and no Javascript. What can we do with this method? We can gather some basic information about the user, like the screen resolution (when browser is maximized) and which browser (or engine) is used. Further we can detect if a user opens a link or hovers…

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Goldman Sachs Legend Explores exercise of Bitcoin as Currency

On January 10, 2018, analysts from Goldman Sachs Group, the Fortune 500 investment company, published a nine-page lengthy report titled “Bitcoin as Money.” Taking Crypto Seriously The report was the firm’s first exploration of bitcoin’s possible use as a currency and was written primarily by analysts Zach Pandl and Charles Himmelberg for the clients of the company. In the report, the…

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yuzu-emu/yuzu

yuzu is an experimental open-source emulator for the Nintendo Switch from the creators of Citra. It is written in C++ with portability in mind, with builds actively maintained for Windows, Linux and macOS. The emulator is currently only useful for homebrew development and research purposes. yuzu only emulates a subset of Switch hardware and therefore…