Duqu 2.0 is a strain of clever, nearly undetectable malware, derived from Stuxnet, that stays resident in its hosts’ memory without ever writing persistent files to the system’s drives.
Since its initial release in 2009, Minecraft has matured to the point of being a platform for people who want to make art and also for people who want to make money. Phil Edwards of Vox highlights some of the beautiful structures being created by Minecraft players (some of which are collected in this coffee table book called Beautiful Minecraft) and the challenges faced by creators trying to make money within a game owned by a large company.
Thanks to advances and breakthroughs in hardware, software and artificial intelligence, eye tracking technology has progressed immensely in the past year, and is now drawing the attention of tech industry’s biggest players.
In the cat-and-mouse game that is ad-blocking, it seems the cat is losing. Last year, some 11 percent of all internet users globally used ad-blocking software to thwart digital advertising on their favorite websites.
When you think of the web, you often imagine people on the other end of a power button. Mobile phones, laptop computers, and large pipes bridge us with each of the corner globe, but humans aren’t all that the internet serves to connect. According to a new report, more than half of all internet traffic now comes from bots — software applications designed to do everything from posting Pro-Trump messages on Twitter to crawling the web to deliver better search results. Bots, these days, are capable of just about any repetitive online process humans are, and much like humans, they’re a mixed…
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