— <Mysidia11> writes: The following could be a useful option for some Twitch users/broadcasters to have in their bag of tricks for times they wish to avoid seeing spoilers in chat during special occasions. At times a hyped audience may be active in any channel, and unwelcome spoilers are relentlessly brought in by combinations of deliberate trolls and… Read More »
Thanks to this article, now we know what to do about stopping annoying unexpected Windows 10 automatic update restarts. Do you have a better way, or another solution? Let us know in the comments. : “TL;DR it blocks automatic restarts completely. Period. Modify it however you like, i doesn’t have to output anything to a log file. This… Read More »
In a recent article: Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 recently discovered malware that we believe has been developed from OSX.DarthMiner, a malware known to target the Mac platform.
This malware is capable of stealing browser cookies associated with mainstream cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet service websites visited by the victims.
Various other credentials, and configures the system to load Koto coinmining software on the system.
In a recent interesting discussion: it was recommended to check out the Open Source Society University This seems to be a fairly complete, free, open, regularly available curriculum for people interested in learning computer science, but who desire to pursue the knowledge on their own rather than through a formal degree program. The OSSU curriculum is described as:… Read More »
Just because its been out for a long time, and has Secure in the name, doesn’t mean its totally safe, whoops… In this advisory the following vulnerability in SCP is described, SCP clients from multiple vendors are susceptible to a malicious scp server performing unauthorized changes to target directory and/or client output manipulation. Many scp clients fail to… Read More »
By discovering a vulnerability found in some of Epic Games’ sub-domains, an XSS attack was permissible with the user merely needing to click on a link sent to them by the attacker. Once clicked, with no need even for them to enter any login credentials, their Fortnite username and password could immediately be captured the attacker.
According to this article, so far: more than 80 US government websites’ certificates are reported to have expired without being renewed. NASA, the US Department of Justice, and the Court of Appeals are just some of the US government agencies currently impacted, according to Netcraft. Editorial Remarks: Here’s a showing of a need for websites implementing automatic certificate… Read More »
Microsoft means well, and updates are good, but I want to be in control of when my computer reboots, dammit. Not in the middle of a VoIP call, or me watching a movie. Steps to put a stop to this forced reboot countdown craziness: 1. Press Control + Escape 2. Type “cmd” 3. Right click… Read More »
In a discussion some time ago, I had, the question was raised “In a small business setup one server, lets say Server 2008 and anywhere from 4-12 client computers.”; How many computers before you really need to fork over the cash, for a dedicated firewall appliance? It seems to be commonly assumed that a dedicated firewall only… Read More »
Computerphile recently did a cool video on the art of abstraction; a fundamental concept required in the development and understanding of computation: