Mobile gaming is having a moment, and Apple has the reins

It’s moved beyond tradition and into the realm of meme that Apple manages to dominate the news cycle around major industry events all while not actually participating in said events. CES rolls around and every story is about HomeKit or its competitors, another tech giant has a conference and the news is that Apple updated some random subsystem of its ever-larger ecosystem of devices and software.

Things you should consider learning before trying to learn to hack

So you want to learn how to hack?

Well there’s a few things you should learn how to do before learning to hack. Some of these may be obvious to some but its not to everybody. Hacking is not something you can just learn to follow steps and practice like learning to play an instrument or learning to ice skate. Hacking is a type of complex problem solving using multiple skill sets and advanced knowledge of psychology, security, networking, computer hardware, programming, debugging and math. There is no one single path to learn how to hack, Everybody does it differently and their own way. The following is a list of things you should be very familiar with before you even consider trying to start hacking as a hobby. You don’t need to follow these in any particular order but they are all equally important so if there is anything you are not familiar with I suggest starting there. If anybody has something to add such as learning resources or additional advice feel free to post below and I will add it if I think it may help.

GDPR: Chip away at the stone

In our work with clients on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation [EU] 2016/679), we have generally not seen organizations accomplish full compliance all at once. Instead of a full-on project, the actions we’ve seen have been addressed a little at a time. One client said they were just “chipping away at the stone,” which reminded me of a tune I hadn’t heard in a long while from Aerosmith: “Chip Away the Stone” (a very underplayed song by the way for how good it is, with the B-side live version even better. Click on the link or go to YouTube to listen to it… You won’t be sorry). With only 20% of organizations compliant by the deadline of May 25, 2018, that means you better get-a-chippin’.

CyberByte steals Malwarebytes’ intellectual property

At Malwarebytes, we frequently examine apps for detection as Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs). These are programs that exhibit a wide variety of bad behaviors, but aren’t actually outright malware. Unfortunately, there are many supposed antivirus programs that fit this category.

A New Wearable Brain Scanner


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In a design that looks straight out of an old future-tech horror film, researchers in the U.K. have built a wearable, portable brain scanner that can record neural activity while the user is moving.

Walmart Partner Leaks Data Of 1.3 Mil Customers

In response to recent reports that a WalMart partner has exposed the personal data of 1.3 Mil US and Canadian shoppers, NuData Security commented below.

Omega takes us to the Dark Side with their new moonwatch

Omega has just announced a new version of their iconic Moonwatch, the chronograph that was worn most notably by Neil Armstrong on the surface of the moon. Their new model, the Dark Side of the Moon Apollo 8, features the traditional Moonwatch design with a few unique tweaks.

LeBron James on Idea of NBA Play-in Tournament: ‘That’s Corny. That’s Wack’

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LeBron James doesn’t want to see the NBA adopt a playoff structure similar to what the NCAA tournament currently has.

​Lindsay Lohan is’s new exclusive spokesperson

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Unreal Engine’s ‘Synthetic Human’ Shows the Cutting Edge of 3D Graphics

Video game publisher and developer Epic Games wants to make digital humans that are indistinguishable from the real thing. It’s getting close.