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Americans lost $10B; caused by illegal Indian call centres in 2022
posted on Tue Dec 27 15:37:18 UTC 2022 by Brajeshwar | view on HN
The FBI has reported that US citizens lost over $10 billion to phishing calls by illegal Indian call centres in 2022.
What’s in a PR statement: LastPass breach explained
posted on Tue Dec 27 12:12:07 UTC 2022 by saikatsg | view on HN
The article discusses LastPass's update on their breach and how security professionals weren't amused by the timing of the update.
Numba: A High Performance Python Compiler
posted on Tue Dec 27 13:36:19 UTC 2022 by tosh | view on HN
Numba is a Python compiler that compiles Python code to run on different platforms without the need for binary compilation or packaging.
Show HN: Self-hosted CMS on Server-less Cloudflare for podcast/blog/img/videos
posted on Tue Dec 27 11:42:00 UTC 2022 by wenbin | view on HN
microfeed is a lightweight content management system (CMS) that is self-hosted on Cloudflare. With microfeed, you can easily publish a variety of content, such as audios, videos, photos, documents, blog posts, and external URLs, to a feed in the form of a web page, RSS feed, and JSON feed.
Unmasking Meta's Bad News Strategy
posted on Tue Dec 27 15:55:31 UTC 2022 by marban | view on HN
The article discusses how the day that news is announced can significantly impact coverage and readership, and how this is especially true if there are other global events happening on the same day.
posted on Tue Dec 27 10:23:03 UTC 2022 by kinduff | view on HN
The article provides information on over 340 dog breeds, 20 breed groups, and fun facts.
Detecting the use of “curl | bash” server side (2016)
posted on Tue Dec 27 06:28:04 UTC 2022 by pabs3 | view on HN
The article discusses how people have tried to create malicious code that will only render when piped to bash, but explains how this is difficult to do because of the way curl and wget work when they are piped into bash.
posted on Tue Dec 27 15:02:17 UTC 2022 by d4a | view on HN
The article discusses words that are symmetric in the sense that “()()” is symmetric, i.e. visually symmetric rather than a symmetric sequence of characters.
Southwest cancels 5,400 flights in less than 48 hours
posted on Tue Dec 27 15:13:13 UTC 2022 by edward | view on HN
Southwest Airlines has canceled more than 2,900 flights Monday and more than 2,500 flights Tuesday, due to a historic winter storm.
Scheduled to Die: The Rise of Canada’s Assisted Suicide Program
posted on Tue Dec 27 16:01:08 UTC 2022 by sfusato | view on HN
The article tells the story of Margaret Marsilla, who called the doctor who planned to kill her son in order to learn more about the process.
Using eBPF and predefined inspections to minimize “observability tax”
posted on Tue Dec 27 16:02:49 UTC 2022 by apetruhin | view on HN
The article discusses the observability tool Coroot and how it can be used to quickly and easily get visibility into a system without any code changes.
CoreFreq, a CPU monitoring software frequencies, ratios, C-states
posted on Sat Dec 24 15:09:32 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN
CoreFreq is a CPU monitoring software with BIOS like functionalities designed for the 64-bits Processors of architecture Intel Atom, Core2, Nehalem, SandyBridge and superiors; AMD Families from 0Fh ... up to 17h (Zen , Zen+ , Zen2), 18h (Hygon Dhyana), 19h (Zen3).
posted on Tue Dec 27 16:24:42 UTC 2022 by newmac | view on HN
Microfluidic device erosion reduced with cavitation bubbles
posted on Sat Dec 24 01:16:00 UTC 2022 by wglb | view on HN
The article discusses a project to study how cavitation bubbles within micro- or nano-structures could mitigate surface erosion and enhance the efficiency in microfluidic mixing devices.
Documentary heritage: fungal deterioration in Compact Discs
posted on Mon Dec 26 18:03:54 UTC 2022 by Hooke | view on HN
The article discusses how three different fungi attack and degrade a CD.
Jerry (YC S17) Is Hiring Tech Leader / EM 中国远程 热爱技术
posted on Tue Dec 27 12:01:00 UTC 2022 by linaz | view on HN
The article is about Jerry, a man who is struggling with his mental health.
Tesla stock falls again, toward longest losing streak in more than 4 years
posted on Tue Dec 27 16:16:25 UTC 2022 by davidbarker | view on HN
Tesla's stock is in danger of extending its losing streak to seven sessions, which would be the longest such streak since the seven-day stretch ended Sept. 5, 2018.
Social Security denies disability benefits based on list with jobs from 1977
posted on Tue Dec 27 15:52:35 UTC 2022 by standardUser | view on HN
The article discusses how the Social Security Administration used to rely on a book of available jobs to determine if someone was able to work, but the book is now outdated and does not include many jobs that exist today.
The Sega System E: The Master System Supergrafx
posted on Sat Dec 24 15:48:01 UTC 2022 by zdw | view on HN
The Sega System E is a weird arcade board that is pared down from its console equivalent and uses pin connectors instead of an edge connector.
posted on Tue Dec 27 06:07:45 UTC 2022 by behnamoh | view on HN
The article discusses how to write a Rust extension for a Python module in order to improve performance.
Three things for the next 100 years of Computer Science
posted on Tue Dec 27 12:47:00 UTC 2022 by AstixAndBelix | view on HN
The article discusses the extensive use and major discoveries regarding homomorphic encryption and how many services will be required by law to only process data in this manner.
posted on Tue Dec 27 06:05:40 UTC 2022 by behnamoh | view on HN
This person has found a way to use Jupyter within their favorite text editor, Vim, and has created a few plugins to help with this process.
Microsoft fined $64M by France over cookies used in Bing searches
posted on Tue Dec 27 14:14:40 UTC 2022 by LinuxBender | view on HN
France's privacy watchdog fined Microsoft €60 million for not offering clear enough instruction for users to reject cookies used for online ads, as part of the move to enforce Europe's tightening data protection law.
Ask HN: What happened to Magic, the text-message concierge?
posted on Tue Dec 27 13:29:38 UTC 2022 by ISL | view on HN
Artificial Intelligence Is Stupid and Causal Reasoning Will Not Fix It
posted on Tue Dec 27 13:52:12 UTC 2022 by trenchgun | view on HN
The article discusses the hypothesis that the mind is a result of the behavior of a vast assembly of nerve cells and their associated molecules, and that if computers can adequately model the brain, then it ought to be possible to program them to act like minds.
Clipboard: Cut, copy, and paste anything, anywhere, all from the terminal
posted on Tue Dec 27 03:28:51 UTC 2022 by thunderbong | view on HN
The article is about the clipboard system for the command line, which allows users to cut, copy, and paste anything anywhere they want.
86Box – Low level x86 emulator that runs older operating systems and software
posted on Tue Dec 27 02:54:02 UTC 2022 by peter_d_sherman | view on HN
Experimental Rust Feature: Safer Interoperable ABI
posted on Tue Dec 27 06:53:46 UTC 2022 by mvelbaum | view on HN
This article discusses an experimental feature gate proposal for developing a new ABI, called the interoperable ABI, for interoperability across high-level programming languages that have safe data types. This ABI will use the feature gate, which will be marked as experimental until a subsequent RFC provides a precise definition of the interoperable ABI.
The Way Things Work CD-ROM (1994)
posted on Mon Dec 26 06:23:41 UTC 2022 by walterbell | view on HN
The article is asking for donations to the Internet Archive, and promises that every donation will be matched 2-to-1.
CCC captures U.S. military biometrics database
posted on Tue Dec 27 07:45:52 UTC 2022 by dbrgn | view on HN
The article discusses how the biometric devices used by the U.S. military were captured by the Taliban, and how the devices could be used to identify individuals.