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A Safe Approach To Doubling Your Money? More Than One Exists

Posted on March 19th, 2017.

Double your money on an investment? The phrase represents a holy grail for many. The challenge sounds especially daunting today when most “safe” investments are returning historically low returns. Bankrate, which tracks U.S. certificates of deposit, currently lists a 2.0% 5-year return on a $25,000 deposit. According to investment author...



UK Acts To Keep Children Safe Online

Posted on December 23rd, 2015.

In the UK, a new government directive requires all school strengthen measures to prevent children cyber-bullying, pornography and radicalization. The changes will mean children as young as 5 will receive online education about social media use and other issues online.  The plans, created by Education Secretary Nicky Morgan and announced...



Hackers Must Eject the SJWs, Says Legendary Hacker Eric Raymond

Posted on November 16th, 2015.

In a post titled “Why Hackers Must Eject the SJWs,” legendary open-source software developer and Libertarian activist Eric Raymond, the author of “The Cathedral and the Bazaar,” warns that the hacker culture is under ideological attack from the so-called “Social Justice Warriors” (SWJs).



Boston University Researchers Identify Network Time Protocol (NTP) Vulnerabilities

Posted on October 23rd, 2015.

Increasing distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on computer networks are gaining the attention of researchers. A group of Boston University (BU) researchers published a report this week that examines the risk that unauthenticated Network Time Protocol (NTP) networks face due to software implementation flaws. “Attacking the...


Artificial Intelligence

The Possibilities and the Future of Brain Hacking

Posted on October 9th, 2015.

For all of man’s scientific and technological advances, the human brain largely remains a mystery. A new Vimeo video, “Master/Mind,” examines the state of research on the human mind and the questions that scientists, ethicists, futurists and others are asking in light of what we’re learning about the mind. The video, a...



Hacker Paralyzes Rutgers University With DDoS Attacks; Mocks Its Cybersecurity Efforts

Posted on September 29th, 2015.

A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack paralyzed Rutgers University’s computer network Monday for the morning and early afternoon. The alleged hacker taunted the school on social media sites, according to, a New Jersey news site. The hacker claimed he or she was being paid $500 an hour in bitcoin by someone with a grudge...



4 Steps to Getting the Most for Your Security Budget

Posted on August 11th, 2015.

It is common knowledge among professional IT security personnel that their network must be compromised. It is only a matter of time. They are also aware that their capacity to respond to security attacks is just as important as their capacity to prevent attacks. The current endpoint defenses and traditional network are not strong enough...



Students in UK to Get Free Arduino-Like Computers from BBC

Posted on July 8th, 2015.

The BBC recently unveiled the Micro Bit, a computer that the makers hope will inspire the next generation of programmers for the Internet of Things. All kids in UK Year Seven, or around ages 11-12, will be given the chance to have one of the microcomputers at the beginning of the school year, in October. The computer has a web-based...



Unbreakable Quantum Encryption Progress Could Change the World of Data Storage

Posted on January 10th, 2015.

There’s a current theory, backed by numerous tests, suggesting the notion of storing data in quantum entanglement is something highly feasible, and researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) are furthering its potential.



Oxford Virtual Academy Offers Lego Mindstorms Course to Homeschool Students

Posted on December 29th, 2014.

The Oxford Virtual Academy (OVA) is offering a LEGO Mindstorms NXT class to homeschool students at Kettering University. Enrollment for current students is through December 31, and open enrollment for all students is January 5-16.

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Dmitriy Lavrov
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