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Cybersecurity

The neverending story about FBI’s TorBrowser 0-Day

Let’s try to retrace the steps of this strange story July 14, 2015 From Seattlepi.com: A Vancouver middle school teacher accused of collecting child pornography online now faces federal charges. Federal prosecutors in Seattle claim Jay Michaud was caught downloading child pornography in February. Michaud was arrested Monday and has since been charged in U.S. District Court. […]

Technology

My Weekly #Roundup #74

Let’s changing! Unless major changes, this will be the last post of “weekly roundup”. Since I migrated the site in a Medium publication, the weekly collection of interesting links has much less sense: the publishing platform is so rapid that allows me to instantly share relevant content, without add it in a ‘weekly summary’. http://yogadork.com/2016/05/25/why-yogic-deep-breathing-matters-more-than-you-think-the-many-important-functions-of-the-diaphragm/ […]

Programming

First Edition of “The C Programming Language”, freely available on Internet Archive

Thanks to “Ok, panico”, who discovered this gem and has shared it with all his readers A beautiful discover, directly from the Internet Archive, free and nicely legal: the first edition (dated 1978) of “The C Programming Language”, the bible the C language, written directly by those created this loved/hated language (Dennis Ritchie and Brian Kernighan). […]

Technology

Marfil — An Extension of the Aircrack-ng Suite used to assess WiFi Network Security

Marfil is an extension of the Aircrack-ng suite, used to assess WiFi network security. It allows to split the work of performing long running dictionary attacks among many computers. The Aircrack-ng suite provides the aircrack-ng tool, which is a 802.11 WEP and WPA/WPA2-PSK key cracking program. When cracking the latter, a dictionary or word list […]

Geekness

Happy Towel Day 2016!

Don’t panic and carry a towel! Towel Day is celebrated every year on 25 May as a tribute to the author Douglas Adams by his fans. On this day, fans openly carry a towel with them, as described in Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, to demonstrate their appreciation for the books and the author. […]