Archive for February 10, 2018 | Daily archive page

Researchers discover efficient and sustainable way to filter salt and metal ions from water

With two billion people worldwide lacking access to clean and safe drinking water, joint research by Monash University, CSIRO and the University of Texas at Austin published today in Sciences Advances may offer a breakthrough new solution. It all comes down to metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), an amazing next generation material that have the largest internal […]

TUG – Turn a powercable into a magsafe plug

So when you fall over the cable, it just unplugs instead of making your laptop, lamp, whatever, fall over Source: TUG – ILOVEHANDLES

US state’s pot dealer database pwned after security goes up in smoke

The US state of Washington says a miscreant was able to access the system it uses to track the manufacturing and sale of marijuana. The Evergreen State’s Liquor and Cannabis Board – a job that sounds way cooler than it actually is – yesterday admitted that last weekend someone was able to exploit a vulnerability […]

You can resurrect any deleted GitHub account name. If you depend on that account you may find yourself in trouble

The individual identifying himself as Jim Teeuwen, who maintained GitHub repository for a tool called go-bindata for embedded data in Go binaries, recently deleted his GitHub account, taking with it a resource that other Go developers had included in their projects. The incident echoes the more widely noted 2016 disappearance of around 250 modules maintained […]

The Equifax hack could be worse than we thought

In its original announcement of the hack, the company had revealed that some driver’s license numbers were exposed. The new documents show that the license state and issue date might have also been compromised. Equifax spokesperson Meredith Griffanti told CNNMoney Friday that the original list of vulnerable personal information was never intended to represent the […]

 
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