Category Archives: Security

Updating Kali Linux

Problem: sudo apt-get update && apt-get install -y linux-headers-$(uname -r)Hit http://security.kali.org kali/updates InRelease Hit http://security.kali.org kali/updates/main amd64 Packages Hit http://security.kali.org kali/updates/contrib amd64 Packages Hit http://security.kali.org kali/updates/non-free amd64 Packages Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/contrib Translation-en_US Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/contrib Translation-en Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/main Translation-en_US … Continue reading

Posted in Computers, internet, Life, Linux, Security | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Best Antivirus Programs for 2013

According to PC Magazine, they are: -Bitdefender antivirus plus – Northon antivirus – Webroot secure anywhere Click here for the full article

Posted in Computers, internet, Security | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Password Strength Checkers

How Secure is my Password? Microsoft Password Strength Meter The Password Meter

Posted in Computers, Security | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

How to create a strong password

Posted in Computers, Security | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Microsoft Security Intelligence Report

Microsoft Security Intelligence Report -current issue is Volume II – a 168 page “in-deoth perspective on software vulnerabilities and exploits, malicious code threats, and potentially unwanted software in the first half of 2011” January to June 2011 – makes a … Continue reading

Posted in Security, Software | Leave a comment

Misha Glenny Talks

Interesting talks on Ted.com -Hire the hackers! “Despite multibillion-dollar investments in cybersecurity, one of its root problems has been largely ignored: who are the people who write malicious code? Underworld investigator Misha Glenny profiles several convicted coders from around the … Continue reading

Posted in Computers, internet, programming, Security | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Bruce Schneier: The security mirage

Posted in Computers, Security | Tagged , | Leave a comment

AppFence

From Bruce Schneier’s CRYPTO-GRAM newsletter: AppFence is a technology — with a working prototype — that protects personal information on smart phones. It does this by either substituting innocuous information in place of sensitive information or blocking attempts by the … Continue reading

Posted in Computers, mobile, Security, Software, Technology | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Did You Know; Shift Happens – Globalization; Information Age

Interesting viral youtube video:    

Posted in Computer Hardware, Computer Software, Computers, Electronics, Engineering, entertainment, general, internet, Life, mobile, programming, Robots, school, science, Security, Software, Technology, Unix, websites, Windows, World | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Young African American CS researchers

Click here for a very interesting and inspiring article by Bryant York on Accomplishments of Young African American researchers in computer science.

Posted in Africa, Computers, general, internet, programming, school, science, Security, Software, World | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment