Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Riding a Scooter? Protect Your Head

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Riding a Scooter? Protect Your Head

In the past year, electric, shared scooters have sprouted like weeds on corners in cities as varied as San Diego, Detroit, and Barcelona. Riders have hopped aboard, neighborhood groups have objected to the scooter companies’ business models, and policymakers are contemplating rules. But another group—emergency room doctors—is raising an important question: Are these things safe?Aarian…

Hexbyte  News  Computers eBPF can’t count?!

Hexbyte News Computers eBPF can’t count?!

Grant mechanical calculating machine, public domain imageIt is unlikely we can tell you anything new about the extended Berkeley Packet Filter, eBPF for short, if you’ve read all the great man pages, docs, guides, and some of our blogs out there. But we can tell you a war story, and who doesn’t like those? This…

Hexbyte  News  Computers Full Disk Images of Earth from GOES-17

Hexbyte News Computers Full Disk Images of Earth from GOES-17

Background and IntroductionSince 1975, NOAA has maintained multiple geostationary satellites to aid in weather forecasting and research. These are called GOES satellites (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite). The first GOES satellite in 1975 was initially called GOES-A during launch and then renamed to GOES-1 upon reaching in final location in the sky. The most recent satellite…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | ‘No image will surpass this’: Hubble telescope astronomers created a stunning picture of the deep universe with 16 years’ worth of photos – Business Insider

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | ‘No image will surpass this’: Hubble telescope astronomers created a stunning picture of the deep universe with 16 years’ worth of photos – Business Insider

Astronomers on Thursday posted an incredible image using 16 years’ worth of Hubble Space Telescope data. The picture of space, made with 7,500 photos, shows a patch just smaller than the size of the moon in the sky. Researchers estimate the image includes 265,000 galaxies, some of which appear as they existed 13.3 billion years…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Attackers Wiping GitHub and GitLab Repos, Leave Ransom Notes – BleepingComputer

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Attackers Wiping GitHub and GitLab Repos, Leave Ransom Notes – BleepingComputer

Attackers are targeting GitHub, GitLab, and Bitbucket users, wiping code and commits from multiple repositories according to reports and leaving behind only a ransom note and a lot of questions. The targets who had their repos compromised use multiple Git-repository management platforms, with the only other connection between the reports besides Git being that the victims were using…