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Security Breaches Don’t Affect Stock Price. Or don’t they?

Abstract: This report assesses the impact disclosure of data breaches has on the total returns and volatility of the affected companies’ stock, with a focus on the results relative to the performance of the firms’ peer industries, as represented through selected indices rather than the market as a whole. Financial performance is considered over a […]

Hackers Can Rickroll Thousands of Sonos and Bose Speakers Over the Internet

Perhaps you’ve been hearing strange sounds in your home—ghostly creaks and moans, random Rick Astley tunes, Alexa commands issued in someone else’s voice. If so, you haven’t necessarily lost your mind. Instead, if you own one of a few models of internet-connected speaker and you’ve been careless with your network settings, you might be one […]

Buying a new Monitor / TV

When buying a new monitor there are 5 sites you should have open at all times: 1. The site selling monitors (eg 2. The comparison site Display specifications which allows you to search for models, add them to comparison lists and then view detailed specifications next to each other 3. A google search for […]

Vault7 – CIA loses control of its’ hacking arsenal, information being provided on Wikileaks

WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named “Vault 7” by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency. The first full part of the series, “Year Zero”, comprises 8,761 documents and files from an isolated, high-security network situated inside the CIA’s Center for […]

One interview question that shows true character Are you a giver or a taker? Ask for the names of 4 people the interviewee has boosted their career. If the positions of the people are lower than the interviewee you have a giver. If higher then the interviewee is a taker – a self serving backstabber…

Amazon Lumberyard – Free AAA Game Engine

Amazon Lumberyard is a free AAA game engine deeply integrated with AWS and Twitch – with full source. Source: Amazon Lumberyard – Free AAA Game Engine Build your own games for free!

ReactOS Project: A free OS to run Windows programmes in

ReactOS is a free and open source operating system written from scratch. It’s design is based on Windows in the same way Linux is based on Unix, however ReactOS is _not_ linux. ReactOS looks and feels like Windows, is able to your run Windows software and your Windows drivers, and is familiar for Windows users […]

TrackMeNot – run random searches in the background

TrackMeNot runs in Firefox and Chrome as a low-priority background process that periodically issues randomized search-queries to popular search engines, e.g., AOL, Yahoo!, Google, and Bing. It hides users’ actual search trails in a cloud of ‘ghost’ queries, significantly increasing the difficulty of aggregating such data into accurate or identifying user profiles. TMN serves as […]

520-million-year-old arthropod brains turn paleontology on its head

Science has long dictated that brains don’t fossilize, so when Nicholas Strausfeld co-authored the first ever report of a fossilized brain in a 2012 edition of Nature, it was met with “a lot of flack.” Source: 520-million-year-old arthropod brains turn paleontology on its head

Parcl – forwards packages from e-tailers in countries that don’t ship to yours

Shop anywhere, choose your forwarder, ship anywhere and save. Worldwide shipping assistance of your buys for less. Source: Parcl Neat idea, if you want that package and the shop doesn’t want to send it to you, you pay a forwarder in the country for their time to order it for you and send it on […]

Spotify Musical Map: What playlist is typical for any city

The map Source: Musical Map: Cities of the World | Spotify Insights

in 2010 some guy patented trollface from 2008 and now goes around being a patent troll

some random wanker called Ramirez woke up in 2010 and decided to patent trollface. now he’sttrolling the patent and making serious money.

utorrent client comes with litecoin mining and other stuff if you just next the install

Epic’s software tries to do more than mine crypto-currencies, we’re told: like the distributed SETI@home and BOINC projects, it spreads workloads over a large number of home computers, and can use their spare processor cycles to analyze genomes, fold proteins, and so on. But it mostly mines Litecoin. via Litecoin-mining code found in BitTorrent app, […]

The Most Comprehensive Handstand Tutorial

FSF certify Libreboot X200 laptop

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has certified another laptop by the UK based supplier The Gnulug. This is the second laptop by the company to get FSF certification. […] They also had to replace Intel’s Management Engine (ME) system and Intel’s Active Management Technology (AMT) firmware which are proprietary. FSF have previously addresses ME and […]

Twine is an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories.

Twine is an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories. You don’t need to write any code to create a simple story with Twine, but you can extend your stories with variables, conditional logic, images, CSS, and JavaScript when you’re ready. Twine publishes directly to HTML, so you can post your work nearly anywhere. Anything […]

new role for proteins: assembling amino acids without DNA and RNA

Results from a study published on Jan. 2 in Science defy textbook science, showing for the first time that the building blocks of a protein, called amino acids, can be assembled without blueprints – DNA and an intermediate template called messenger RNA (mRNA). A team of researchers has observed a case in which another protein […]

Hairclip multitool

Leatherdos – Mini tools clip | What is New | Animi Causa Boutique. $9.99

Project un1c0rn – a search engine for (heartbleed, Mysql, Mongodb) vulnerable sites

Think of Project Un1c0rn as a Google for site security. Launched on May 15th, the site’s creators say that so far it has indexed 59,000 websites and counting. The goal, according to its founders, is to document open leaks caused by the Heartbleed bug, as well as “access to users’ databases” in Mongo DB and […]

Karsten Nohl opens up SRLabs Open Source Projects

Gsm and sim hacking tools online and open!

earth wind map

a visualization of global weather conditions forecast by supercomputers updated every three hours earth wind map. about

New report ranks the happiest countries

This year’s report provides country-level happiness rankings and explains changes in national and regional happiness,” said Report editor John Helliwell. Professor Helliwell worked with other CIFAR researchers to analyze data from the Gallup World Poll. “The report reveals important trends and finds six key factors that explain much about national happiness

3D-printable mini spectrometer

For only $20 it’s open source tricorder project


Osmocom (Open Source Mobile Communication) is a collection of Free Software / Open Source Software projects in the area of mobile communications.Our member projects implement a variety of public and private communications systems, ranging from GSM/GPRS mobile telephony to TETRA private mobile radio, DECT cordless telephony, GMR satellite telephony and many others.The goal of those implementations is to […]

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