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Crazy slingshot guy at it again with a 220 lb steel ball cannon

Good old [Jörg Sprave]. That guy just doesn’t quit building insane slingshots. If he’s not honing his machete slinging skills in preparation for the zombie apocalypse, he’s blowing out car windows with giant steel balls. The huge cannon you see above is modeled off a small slingshot he made a while back, which fired 8mm …

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Brazilian Trojans beyond borders

Brazilian cybercriminals have always been very active in the creation and dissemination of banking Trojans among their compatriots. But now they are redirecting their attacks beyond the borders of Brazil to target banks in Europe. In recent months we h…

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Nokia admits developer details leaked in hack

The intrusion resulted in the attacker redirecting visitors to the Nokia Developer Community forum to a page berating Nokia for its server security.

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Nokia hack reveals developer details

The intrusion resulted in the attacker redirecting visitors to the Nokia Developer Community forum to a page berating Nokia for its server security.

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Engine Hacks: Adding fuel injection to a riding lawnmower

Are you tired of fiddling with the engines on your lawn equipment every spring, trying to get them to run again? [jhark] was and decided to do something about it by converting his riding lawnmower over to fuel injection. After stealing a fuel injector from his van and bolting it onto the mower’s carburetor, he …

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Facebook, now with more(?) privacy!

When logging into Facebook today, I was greeted with a new set of controls. In the wake of the apparent success of Google+, it seems that Facebook would like to reassure their user base that they too can control who sees what you post, and who you tag….

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The bigger issue with the rogue Google SSL cert

Today we saw the discovery of another rogue SSL certificate – this time for *.google.com. The certificate itself was issued five weeks ago. This will allow an attacker to sniff the traffic to virtually all of Google’s services even with HTTPS enabled.R…

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Monitoring water levels with a Parallax Ping sensor

When you need a mechanism to detect the water level within a container or tank, you have several different options. Most people opt for a simple float or probe that sits in the water, while others use optics to sense when the water is reaching an undesired level. This device built by [Danilo Abbasciano] uses …

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The Greatest Attribution Ever Graphed

Posted by Slingshot SEOThis post was originally in YOUmoz, and was promoted to the main blog because it provides great value and interest to our community. The author’s views are entirely his or her own and may not reflect the views of SEOmoz, Inc.Step…

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Fake Facebook spam cannon fires double-shotted malware

Duff Flash on top of Blackhole, both packed with ZeuS
Malicious spam messages generated by the infamous Cutwail botnet are targeting Facebook users as potential banking Trojan victims.…

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