Category Archives: Computing

Learning Web App Development

By Semmy Purewel

Take hold of the basics of net software improvement through construction an easy database-backed app from scratch, utilizing HTML, JavaScript, and different open resource instruments. via hands-on tutorials, this functional advisor exhibits green net app builders easy methods to create a person interface, write a server, construct client-server communique, and use a cloud-based carrier to install the application.

Each bankruptcy contains perform difficulties, complete examples, and psychological types of the improvement workflow. excellent for a college-level direction, this booklet is helping you start with net app improvement through supplying you with a high-quality grounding within the process.

Set up a uncomplicated workflow with a textual content editor, model keep an eye on approach, and internet browser
Structure a consumer interface with HTML, and comprise types with CSS
Use JQuery and JavaScript so as to add interactivity in your application
Link the customer to the server with AJAX, JavaScript gadgets, and JSON
Learn the fundamentals of server-side programming with Node.js
Store information open air your program with Redis and MongoDB
Share your software via importing it to the cloud with CloudFoundry
Get simple information for writing maintainable code on either purchaser and server

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Hacking: The Art of Exploitation, 2nd Edition

By Jon Erickson

Hacking is the artwork of inventive challenge fixing, even if that suggests discovering an unconventional option to a tough challenge or exploiting holes in sloppy programming. many of us name themselves hackers, yet few have the powerful technical origin had to fairly push the envelope.

Rather than in basic terms displaying how one can run present exploits, writer Jon Erickson explains how arcane hacking suggestions really paintings. To percentage the artwork and technology of hacking in a fashion that's obtainable to every person, Hacking: The artwork of Exploitation, second Edition introduces the basics of C programming from a hacker's perspective.

The integrated LiveCD offers an entire Linux programming and debugging environment-all with no enhancing your present working procedure. Use it to persist with in addition to the book's examples as you fill gaps on your wisdom and discover hacking thoughts by yourself. Get your fingers soiled debugging code, overflowing buffers, hijacking community communications, bypassing protections, exploiting cryptographic weaknesses, and even perhaps inventing new exploits. This publication will educate you ways to:

  • Program pcs utilizing C, meeting language, and shell scripts
  • Corrupt process reminiscence to run arbitrary code utilizing buffer overflows and structure strings
  • check out processor registers and method reminiscence with a debugger to realize a true figuring out of what's happening
  • Outsmart universal security features like nonexecutable stacks and intrusion detection systems
  • achieve entry to a distant server utilizing port-binding or connect-back shellcode, and change a server's logging habit to conceal your presence
  • Redirect community site visitors, hide open ports, and hijack TCP connections
  • Crack encrypted instant site visitors utilizing the FMS assault, and accelerate brute-force assaults utilizing a password chance matrix

Hackers are regularly pushing the limits, investigating the unknown, and evolving their paintings. no matter if you do not already know the way to application, Hacking: The paintings of Exploitation, 2d Edition offers you an entire photograph of programming, laptop structure, community communications, and present hacking concepts. mix this information with the incorporated Linux setting, and all you would like is your individual creativity.

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Computers in Swedish Society: Documenting Early Use and Trends (History of Computing)

By Per Lundin

This booklet reports the shift within the historiography of computing from inventors and concepts to a user-perspective, and examines how the appropriate assets might be created, accumulated, preserved, and disseminated. The textual content describes and evaluates a undertaking in Sweden that documented the tales of round seven hundred humans. The booklet additionally offers a serious dialogue at the interpretation of oral proof, proposing 3 case stories on how this proof can tell us in regards to the interplay of computing with large-scale differences in economies, cultures, and societies. positive factors: describes a historiography aimed toward addressing the query of ways computing formed and reworked Swedish society among 1950 and 1980; provides a user-centered point of view at the heritage of computing, after explaining the advantages of such an strategy; examines the documentation of clients, describing novel and leading edge documentation tools; discusses the professionals and cons of collaborative initiatives among academia and industry.

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By Douglas E. Richards

A big apple instances & united states this present day Bestseller, and Amazon's #1 bestselling novel for a complete year in significant categories--technothrillers and technology fiction--an unparalleled achievement.

"A keep-you-up-all-night mystery. extreme motion, unbelievable thoughts, & breathtaking twists. benefit from the ride." --Boyd Morrison, bestselling writer of The Vault.

Kira Miller is an excellent genetic engineer who discovers easy methods to briefly in attaining savant-like services in all components of concept and creativity. yet what if this transcendent point of intelligence brings with it a ruthless megalomania?

David Desh left the particular forces after his staff was once brutally butchered in Iran. Now he has been reactivated for one final challenge: locate Kira Miller, the enigmatic genius at the back of a bioterror plot that threatens hundreds of thousands. but if Desh learns that the bioterror plot is simply the end of the iceberg, he's thrust right into a byzantine maze of deception and intrigue, and he turns into a key participant in a dangerous online game he cannot start to comprehend. A video game that's sure to have a dramatic impression at the destiny process human background. . .

WIRED is a great mystery filled with breakneck motion, unforeseen twists, mind-expanding technological know-how, and interesting options readers could be considering lengthy after they have learn the final web page.

Be certain to fee out Richards's breathtaking new technothriller, MIND'S EYE.

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Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids

Start your personal coding experience along with your young children through developing cool and interesting video games and purposes at the Raspberry Pi

About This Book

  • Learn how you can use your individual Raspberry Pi machine to create your personal purposes, together with video games, interactive maps, and animations
  • Become a working laptop or computer programmer by utilizing the Scratch and Python languages to create every type of cool purposes and games
  • Get hands-on with digital circuits to show your Raspberry Pi right into a nifty sensor

Who This ebook Is For

If you're an individual with a huge mind's eye and wish to dive instantly into the area of know-how and pcs, then this is often the booklet for you. With just a Raspberry Pi and no previous adventure required, you can be proven how you can translate your principles into computing device courses, developing any online game, device, or animation you could dream of.

What you are going to Learn

  • Learn tips to organize your individual Raspberry Pi device
  • Explore the area of programming by means of studying approximately Scratch and Python
  • Program with Scratch to enhance your personal model of offended Birds
  • Get hands-on with a few electronics to construct your personal response game
  • Develop with Python with a view to construct your personal model of Google Maps

In Detail

Technology this present day is becoming quickly, with all kinds of cool contraptions, purposes, and video games made because of the increase of machine programming. The Raspberry Pi is a artful gadget that has promoted the instructing of uncomplicated computing device technology in faculties, catching the eye of either old and young. even though studying to application deals a special set of talents so that it will discover your inventive aspect, it has its personal demanding situations, which can suggest you will want a supporting hand.

This convenient consultant will release you into the area of laptop programming via exhibiting you ways to construct your individual extraordinary functions. Raspberry Pi initiatives for children includes a number of outstanding initiatives that you should get hands-on with, together with growing your individual video games, crafting your personal uncomplicated electronics, and making your individual interactive map. through studying tips on how to use Scratch and Python on your programming, you can be a working laptop or computer scientist in no time!

After you've gotten turn into ok with establishing and fiddling with your Raspberry Pi, you may be transported into this intriguing global of expertise, the place you'll get to grips with utilizing Scratch, Raspberry Pi's reputable programming language, as a way to boost your individual model of indignant Birds! After connecting new circuitry, lighting, and switches in your Raspberry Pi, you are going to then get to exploit Scratch to create your individual response video game. See for your self who is the fastest off the mark!)You will eventually get to step issues up by means of constructing an interactive map of your individual native land utilizing the Python programming language. you may be operating for Google ahead of you recognize it!

This booklet will educate you every little thing you must learn about utilizing your Raspberry Pi for you to boost your personal video games, functions, and digital circuits. it is time to have your Pi and devour it, since you may be capable of create nearly whatever you like.

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Linux Voice [UK], Issue 25 (April 2016)

About Linux Voice

Linux Voice is an self sufficient GNU/Linux and loose software program journal from the main skilled reporters within the business.

About this issue

People are attempting to wreck into our pcs, yet we will struggle again. With honeypots and crafty, we seize attackers red-handed and discover what they're up to.

Plus: We delve into OwnCloud to determine what 2016 has in shop, percentage a espresso with pink Hat's leader neighborhood wrangler, and peek contained in the ELF dossier layout. Get extra from your Linux laptop in with our tutorials: computer screen your health, construct 3D types, create a 3D robotic, increase your web content and loads more.

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Client-Side Attacks and Defense

By Robert Shimonski

Client-Side assaults and safety bargains history networks opposed to its attackers. The publication examines the varieties of client-side assaults and discusses other kinds of assaults in addition to supply tools together with, yet now not restricted to, browser exploitation, use of wealthy web functions, and dossier layout vulnerabilities. It additionally covers defenses, resembling antivirus and anti-spyware, intrusion detection structures, and end-user schooling.
The publication explains tips on how to safe internet browsers, comparable to Microsoft web Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, and Opera. It discusses complicated net assaults and complicated defenses opposed to them. additionally, it explores assaults on messaging, internet functions, and mobiles. The e-book concludes with a dialogue on safety features opposed to client-side assaults, ranging from the making plans of protection.
This publication may be of significant worth to penetration testers, defense experts, approach and community directors, and IT auditors.

  • Design and enforce your personal assault, and try methodologies derived from the method and framework offered through the authors
  • Learn tips on how to increase your network's host- and network-based protection opposed to attackers' #1 distant exploit―the client-side attack
  • Defend your community opposed to assaults that focus on your company's so much weak asset―the finish user

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Open: How Compaq Ended IBM's PC Domination and Helped Invent Modern Computing

By Rod Canion

The tale of Compaq is recognized: 3 ex-Texas tools managers based Compaq with modest enterprise investment. simply 4 years later, Compaq was once at the Fortune 500 record, and, years after that, that they had passed $1 billion in annual profit. No corporation had ever completed those milestones so rapidly.

But few be aware of the tale at the back of the tale. In 1982, whilst Compaq used to be based, there has been no software program standardization, so each model of private laptop required its personal specific software software program. simply 8 years later, compatibility with the open computing device typical had develop into ubiquitous, and it has persevered to be for over decades.

This didn’t take place accidentally. Cofounder after which CEO Rod Canion and his staff made a sequence of dicy and bold decisions—often dealing with feedback and incredulity—that allowed the open computing device usual market to thrive and the superb advantages of open computing to be realized.

A never-before-published insider account of Compaq’s awesome options and judgements, Open offers worthwhile classes in management in occasions of quandary, administration decision-making lower than the strain of amazing development, and the ability of a different, pervasive culture.

Open tells the terrific tale of Compaq’s meteoric upward push from humble beginnings to develop into the computer chief in exactly over a decade. alongside the way in which, Compaq helped switch the face of computing whereas developing the basis for today’s global of capsules and clever phones.

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Backup & Recovery: Inexpensive Backup Solutions for Open Systems

By W. Curtis Preston

Packed with useful, freely to be had backup and restoration recommendations for Unix, Linux, home windows, and Mac OS X platforms -- in addition to numerous databases -- this new advisor is a whole overhaul of Unix Backup & Recovery via an analogous writer, now revised and improved with over seventy five% new material.

Backup & Recovery starts off with an entire evaluate of backup philosophy and layout, together with the elemental backup utilities of tar, sell off, cpio, ntbackup, ditto, and rsync. It then explains a number of open resource backup items that automate backups utilizing these utilities, together with AMANDA, Bacula, BackupPC, rdiff-backup, and rsnapshot. Backup & Recovery then explains the right way to practice naked steel restoration of AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Mac OS, Solaris, VMWare, & home windows platforms utilizing freely-available utilities. The publication additionally presents overviews of the present nation of the industrial backup software program and marketplace, together with overviews of CDP, facts De-duplication, D2D2T, and VTL expertise. ultimately, it covers find out how to automate the backups of DB2, trade, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL-Server, and Sybase databases - with no buying a advertisement backup product to do so.

For environments of all sizes and budgets, this designated e-book exhibits you the way to make sure info safeguard with no resorting to dear advertisement options. you'll soon research to:

  • Automate the backup of well known databases with out a advertisement utility
  • Perform naked steel restoration of any renowned open platforms platform, together with your laptop or laptop
  • Utilize helpful yet usually unknown open resource backup products
  • Understand the nation of business backup software program, together with motives of CDP and knowledge de-duplication software
  • Access the present kingdom of backup undefined, together with digital Tape Libraries (VTLs)

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Linux Firewalls: Attack Detection and Response with iptables, psad, and fwsnort

By Michael Rash

System directors have to remain prior to new defense vulnerabilities that depart their networks uncovered each day. A firewall and an intrusion detection structures (IDS) are very important guns in that struggle, allowing you to proactively deny entry and visual display unit community site visitors for indicators of an attack.

Linux Firewalls discusses the technical information of the iptables firewall and the Netfilter framework which are outfitted into the Linux kernel, and it explains how they supply powerful filtering, community handle Translation (NAT), country monitoring, and alertness layer inspection functions that rival many advertisement instruments. you are going to set up iptables as an IDS with psad and fwsnort and the way to construct a powerful, passive authentication layer round iptables with fwknop.

Concrete examples illustrate options reminiscent of firewall log research and rules, passive community authentication and authorization, take advantage of packet strains, snigger ruleset emulation, and extra with assurance of those themes:

  • Passive community authentication and OS fingerprinting
  • iptables log research and policies
  • Application layer assault detection with the iptables string fit extension
  • Building an iptables ruleset that emulates a snicker ruleset
  • Port knocking vs. unmarried Packet Authorization (SPA)
  • Tools for visualizing iptables logs

    Perl and C code snippets supply useful examples that can assist you to maximise your deployment of Linux firewalls. if you are chargeable for maintaining a community safe, you will discover Linux Firewalls beneficial on your try to comprehend assaults and use iptables-along with psad and fwsnort-to notice or even hinder compromises.

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