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Why Does the Hacker Hack?

On Episode 84 of The Edge of Innovation, we’re talking with hacker and security expert, Adriel Desautels of Netragard, about why hackers hack!

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Is Anonymity an Illusion?

Today on the Edge of Innovation, we talk about what it means to be anonymous, and discuss whether or not it is an illusion.

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Looking back: The Edge of Innovation – A Discussion on Cryptocurrency

This episode of “The Edge of Innovation” is about Cryptocurrency. The Edge of Innovation is produced in partnership with SaviorLabs.

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Bug in Bash shell creates big security hole on anything with *nix in it

Mac OS X Mavericks is also a *nix, and also vulnerable to the Bash bug.Sean Gallagher UPDATE, 9/25: The Bash vulnerability, now dubbed by some as “Shellshock,” has been reportedly found in use by an active exploit against Web servers. Additionally, the initial patch for the vulnerability was incomplete and still allows for attacks to succeed, according to a new CERT alert. See Ars’ latest report for further details, our initial report is below. A security vulnerability in the GNU Bourne Again Shell (Bash), the command-line shell used in many Linux and Unix operating systems, could leave systems running those operating systems open to exploitation by specially crafted attacks. “This issue is especially dangerous as there are many possible ways Bash can be called …

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Bug in Bash shell creates big security hole on anything with *nix in it

Google Turns to Deep Learning Classification to Fight Web Spam

In the past few years, Google has been busy building what has become known as the Google Brain team, which started out by having its deep learning approach watching videos until it learned to recognize cats. Google has been hiring a number of people to add to the abilities of their deep learning team, including a pricy acqui-hire in the UK earlier this year, as described in More on DeepMind: AI Startup to Work Directly With Google’s Search Team Web Spam Classification Patent This patent describes methods that include: Receiving an input comprising a plurality of features of a resource, wherein each feature is a value of a respective attribute of the resource Processing each of the features using a respective embedding function to generate …

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Google Turns to Deep Learning Classification to Fight Web Spam

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