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Experts crack Petya ransomware, enable hard drive decryption for free

Fri, 2016-04-15 19:20
Security experts have devised a method that allows users to recover data from computers infected with the Petya ransomware program without paying money to cybercriminals.

How to run Linux desktop apps on Windows

Fri, 2016-04-15 18:06
It was only a matter of time. With Ubuntu now running on Windows 10, hackers have started porting Linux desktop and GUI apps to Windows.

A four year, action-packed experience with Wikipedia

Fri, 2016-04-15 16:51
I consider myself to be an Odia Wikimedian. I contribute Odia knowledge (the predominant language of the Indian state of Odisha) to many Wikimedia projects, like Wikipedia and Wikisource, by writing articles and correcting mistakes in articles. I also contribute to Hindi and English Wikipedia articles. read more

Udoo spins $89 Intel Braswell hacker SBC

Fri, 2016-04-15 15:37
Udoo has surpassed its Kickstarter goal for a “Udoo X86” hacker SBC with a quad-core Braswell SoC, 4GB RAM, and Arduino compatibility via a Curie module. Seco’s Udoo.org project has won Kickstarter funding for the Udoo X86, the third community-backed, x86 based hacker SBC we’ve seen that’s not backed by Intel or AMD. With its […]

ActorDB: an alternative view of a distributed database

Fri, 2016-04-15 14:23
My Percona Live Data Performance Conference talk is called ActorDB: an alternative view of a distributed database. ActorDB is an open source database that was developed using a distributed model:

Quad-core Atom based Raspberry Pi lookalike is ready to roll

Fri, 2016-04-15 13:08
Aaeon’s UP board, an Atom-based RPi lookalike, has finally been completed, with shipments in May. There’s also a new 4GB RAM version and other changes. Aaeon Europe, a subsidiary of Asus, had huge success on Kickstarter last fall with its Intel Atom-based UP board, raising €105,117 from 671 backers. It was originally intended to ship […]

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Is Now in Final Freeze, Launches April 21, 2016

Fri, 2016-04-15 11:54
The launch of the highly anticipated Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system is upon us, and now Canonical has just announced that the GNU/Linux distro entered final freeze.

Our cloud-based future demands organizational change

Fri, 2016-04-15 10:40
We live in an emerging globalized, mobile world of dispersed cloud workers. More than ever, we see individuals and organizations trading in their traditional offices to work from home, coffee houses, and just about anywhere in the world in which they can connect to the Internet.