LPC2019 – System Boot & Security – MC

– Thank you guys. So let’s start. It’s my pleasure to welcome you at the System Boot and Security micro conference. I will be driving this micro conference together with Matthew Garrett, who agreed to take minutes, and thank you Matthew, and George Stanley. Some information about micro conference that we have two blocks of…

How to Protect Your Computer From Viruses and Hackers

These days you can never be too careful when it comes to computer security, and it seems like there are more threats than ever. Anything from phishing sites stealing your password, to ransomware that encrypts your data unless you pay up. But most of these risks can be minimized if you do the basic things…

Inside China’s High-Tech Dystopia

There’s no disputing that Shenzhen has become one of the most important places in the world of tech. Nowhere else has quite as potent a combination of tech know-how, cheap manufacturing costs, and sheer speed. But it goes further than that. Living in Shenzhen is in many ways like living in the future. And not…

How Hong Kong Protesters Evade Surveillance With Tech | WSJ

(crowd cheering) – This crowd is trying to disable one of the new security cameras that have been put up here as kind of an experimental operation to start increasing surveillance in this part of Hong Kong. The ones on the outside are basically there to form a human wall to protect the identities of…

How to make a smart home for $200

– Even just a few years ago, smart homes were not a thing. Or, they were, but you had to be a total nerd or super rich to have one. Now everything’s different. If you have an Amazon Echo, you have the beginning of a smart home. If you have any appliance you can turn…