open source security

5 open source security tools too good to ignore

Open source is a wonderful thing. A significant chunk of today’s enterprise IT and personal technology depends on open source software. But even while open source software is widely used in networking, operating systems, and virtualization, enterprise security platforms still tend to be proprietary and vendor-locked. Fortunately, that’s changing. If you haven’t been looking to … Continue reading 5 open source security tools too good to ignore

NSA Hacking Tools

NSA Hacking Tools Released: The Shadow Brokers Reveal Password For Encrypted Folder

Short Bytes: Hacking group The Shadow Brokers has revealed the password for an encrypted file that contained many NSA hacking tools. In 2016, The Shadow Brokers tried to sell these cyberweapons, but they weren’t successful. Along with the latest password reveal, they’ve blamed Donald Trump for turning his back on the people who voted for him. Back … Continue reading NSA Hacking Tools Released: The Shadow Brokers Reveal Password For Encrypted Folder

Office 365

Office 365’s deskless worker package expands with new features

Microsoft is adding new capabilities to one of its cheapest enterprise plans for Office 365, in a push to capture a group of users traditionally underserved by the productivity suite. New to the Office 365 Enterprise K1 plan (the K stands for Kiosk) now includes 2GB of OneDrive for Business storage, along with access to … Continue reading Office 365’s deskless worker package expands with new features

DARPA semantic program seeks to glean truth from obfuscation

In this era where disinformation, alternative facts and other falsehoods are the rule of the day, the researchers at DARPA are looking to build a mechanism that can glean some truth from the obfuscation. DARPA says the program, called Active Interpretation of Disparate Alternatives (AIDA), looks to develop a “semantic engine” that generates alternative interpretations … Continue reading DARPA semantic program seeks to glean truth from obfuscation

iCloud hackers

The iCloud hackers’ bitcoin ransom looks like a fake

The Turkish Crime Family said they'd been paid not to wipe Apple devices, but an expert says the evidence isn't real  By Michael Kan   U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service A group of hackers who claimed to hold millions of iCloud accounts for ransom said on Friday they'd been paid. But one bitcoin expert says that's … Continue reading The iCloud hackers’ bitcoin ransom looks like a fake

Facebook Slideshow Ads

More Customization Options for Facebook Slideshow Ads?

  Facebook is apparently providing more flexibility for advertisers using its Slideshow ads. Reader Chris Ruberg, digital marketing specialist at Affinitiv, shared the screenshots above and on the homepage with Social Pro Daily, saying that six different themes are now available for Slideshow ads. According to Ruberg, each theme provides different ways to switch between images … Continue reading More Customization Options for Facebook Slideshow Ads?

Five Shouts Out – 5 Shouts Out

Five Shouts Out – 5 Shouts Out

Five Shouts Out – 5 Shouts Out The average social media user has five plus accounts. What we can understand from this is that social media and the internet have different values to different people across the globe. Five  Shouts Out magazine is nothing else then a collection of facts and observations: relative to the … Continue reading Five Shouts Out – 5 Shouts Out

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Pencilbrain Records

Pencilbrain Records is formed as music production, publishing, distribution and artist development company. Artists create their own recordings and the company takes this music to market in digital and hard formats, creates merchandise to sell, and provides management and tour support for live performances. The company also acts as the publisher for all songs written … Continue reading Pencilbrain Records