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No hack needed: anonymisation beaten with a dash of SQL

Melbourne researchers warn government: don't publish data down to the individual, ever Governments should not release anonymised data that refers to individuals, because re-identification is inevitable.…

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What we're watching: 'The Room,' 'Mindhunter' and 'Star Trek'

What we're watching: 'The Room,' 'Mindhunter' and 'Star Trek'

This month we're diving into the film that served as the basis for The Disaster Artist, Tommy Wiseau's The Room, as well as the Netflix series Mindhunter. Also, Cherlynn Low explains what you've been missing in Chinese imperial drama Y...

Western Digital My Book Duo 20TB USB-C external RAID hard disk drive [Review]

Nowadays, more and more consumers are embracing the cloud for data storage and backup. This is not a mistake -- it is smart to store your files off premises. With that said, it is even smarter to also store the data locally for redundancy purposes. F...
Weekend Watch: Make It Soph

Weekend Watch: Make It Soph

A UK model-maker shares her love of modeling, crafting, and whatever strikes her fancy.

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The post Weekend Watch: Make It Soph appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.


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Here’s What’s New on Netflix in January – Some Good Older Movies for a Change!

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New year, new Netflix. Actually, old — most of our Netflix highlights have been...

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The Week in Tech – Net Neutrality Gets Repealed, T-Mobile Wants Into TV, and More!

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There’s a ton of tech news to get to! Maybe you didn’t get to it all, because w...

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The Week in Geek – I Guess Disney Owns Pop Culture Now

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Too busy to keep up on all things geeky this week? We’ve got you covered with t...

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Here is the Extremely Thin List of Christmas Classics You Can Still Watch on Netflix

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If you, like me, have been a Netflix subscriber for so long that you’ve a...

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Give the Holidays a Fairy-tale Ending With One of These 22 Disney Gifts

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So many princesses, so little time. As we know very well, there’s a ton o...

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Stainless Steel Shower

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Stainless Steel Shower
I decided that I wanted a stainless steel shower in our new house. I’d in...

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DIY Wood Block Lamp

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DIY Wood Block Lamp
Every year our friends host a Christmas party with a white elephant gift exchang...

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Why I Wear Gloves

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Why I Wear Gloves
Video tech tip on why to wear gloves when working on any projects. The rubber gl...

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PVC Rose Arbor With a Copper Color

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PVC Rose Arbor With a Copper Color
PVC Vs CopperI was motivated to build this arbor after seeing one a neighbor had...

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Todlers Tools

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Todlers Tools
Hey kid, you want to help your mom and dad build that new fence but the real ham...

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Treat yourself with these 8 holiday deals

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'Tis the season for gift-giving, but sometimes you need a little something for y...

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Last-minute gifts for Trump-haters

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A pass to the national parks ($80); vulva-shaped chocolates ($20; a donation t...

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"You Died"

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As the father of a five-month old baby and the owner of a copy of Dark Souls:...

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Next year, the Share Festival's theme is Fr@nkenstein

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The annual Share Festival, held in both Turin and Belgrade, features a juried ...

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No hack needed: anonymisation beaten with a dash of SQL

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Melbourne researchers warn government: don't publish data down to the individual...

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Google ramping up AI in China, Nvidia's Titan V, Intel's hip-hop misstep

2 DAYS AGO
And more in your machine-learning news summary Roundup  Here's your quick guide ...

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Merry Xmas, fellow code nerds: Avast open-sources decompiler

2 DAYS AGO
RetDec will turn binaries into something more legible Malware hunting biz and na...

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Top Silicon Valley tech battle judge probed over sex pest claims

2 DAYS AGO
Alex Kozinski accused of showing women clerks porn, sexually harassing staff A m...

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Facebook confesses: Facebook is bad for you

2 DAYS AGO
Grazing FB is ruining your life, admits social network after probing its army of...

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Error'd: These are not the Security Questions You're Looking for

2 DAYS AGO
Error'd: These are not the Security Questions You're Looking for

"If it didn't involve setting up my own access, I might've tried to ...

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Representative Line: An Array of WHY

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Representative Line: An Array of WHY

Reader Jeremy sends us this baffling JavaScript: "Nobody on the team knows...

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The Interview Gauntlet

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The Interview Gauntlet

Natasha found a job posting for a defense contractor that was hiring for a web U...

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CodeSOD: ALM Tools Could Fix This

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CodeSOD: ALM Tools Could Fix This

I’m old enough that, when I got into IT, we just called our organizational techn...

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CodeSOD: A Type of Standard

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CodeSOD: A Type of Standard

I’ve brushed up against the automotive industry in the past, and have gained a s...

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10 last minute Christmas decor ideas to deck your halls and walls

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Just 10 more days to Christmas and if you’ve not gotten the holiday decor ...

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Plastic Fantastic: A woven IKEA bag

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I was taking a beginner’s weaving class and wanted to do something differe...

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Hackers Help: IKEA kitchen problem – how to lower it?

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I write to you all the way from Milan, Italy in desperation, because I don’t kno...

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Coffee Table Facelift for Less than $15 saves stained LACK

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What I love the most about IKEA furniture is that is so versatile that you can d...

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TROFAST: Using IKEA storage boxes without the frame

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The hack is part of a whole guest room design which is part of a new second floo...

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Western Digital My Book Duo 20TB USB-C external RAID hard disk drive [Review]

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Nowadays, more and more consumers are embracing the cloud for data storage and b...

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ZoomGo unveils its own media stick with extras

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Streaming media sticks have become an in-thing these days, with big releases fro...

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Linux Mint 18.3 'Sylvia' Xfce and KDE editions are available for download

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Linux Mint is killing the KDE version of its operaring system -- a move some peo...

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Google Assistant gains 'Hey, Google' support on a range of Android devices

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Voice control of computers and smartphones is becoming increasingly common, and ...

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Windows 10 included a password manager complete with massive password-stealing potential

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Microsoft has been bundling a password manager that features a dangerous flaw wi...

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Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals: Save up to $100 on Xbox One S with free game

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Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals: Save up to $100 on Xbox One S with free game
It's the twelfth and final day of Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals, with the company...

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Uber alleged to have used covert unit to steal secrets

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Uber alleged to have used covert unit to steal secrets
A new letter has come to light in the legal battle between Uber and Waymo. As a ...

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Weekend PC Game Deals: Free Hitman, the lead up to Winter sales, and more

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Weekend PC Game Deals: Free Hitman, the lead up to Winter sales, and more
This weekend's PC game deals include a giveaway for Assassin's Creed IV: Black F...

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Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals: Save up to $500 on select PCs

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Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals: Save up to $500 on select PCs
We've reached the penultimate day of Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals for 2017. Toda...

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OxygenOS Open Beta 2 is now available for the OnePlus 5

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OxygenOS Open Beta 2 is now available for the OnePlus 5
After releasing its Android 8.0 Oreo beta a couple of weeks ago for the OnePlus ...

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Net Neutrality Not a Serious Issue Outside America

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Net Neutrality Not a Serious Issue Outside America

Most countries, don't have to fear internet quality problems in the same way as ...

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The Digital Geneva Convention Exists: Just Use It

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The Digital Geneva Convention Exists: Just Use It

It is one of those surreal, ironic moments in time. This coming week, an event c...

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A Closer Look at Why Russia Wants an Independent Internet

2 DAYS AGO
A Closer Look at Why Russia Wants an Independent Internet

Actually practical and not necessarily a problem. The Security Council of the Ru...

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Cuban Satellite Connectivity - Today and (Maybe?) Tomorrow

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Cuban Satellite Connectivity - Today and (Maybe?) Tomorrow

Source: Dyn ResearchLast January, Doug Madory of Dyn Research reported on Cuban ...

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Cyberattack Causes Operational Disruption to Critical Infrastructure Using New Malware TRITON

3 DAYS AGO
Cyberattack Causes Operational Disruption to Critical Infrastructure Using New Malware TRITON

A new malware designed to manipulate industrial safety systems was deployed agai...

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