Popular Design News of the Week: December 10, 2018 – December 16, 2018

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]

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Email Bomb Threats Follow Sextortion Playbook

Yesterday’s wave of email bomb threats appear to be an evolution of tactics by the same groups that earlier tried “sextortion” and personal threats, Talos researchers say. On December 13, dozens of organizations across the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand received email messages demanding $20,000 in bitcoin in return for the location of […]

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Shamoon Returns to Wipe Systems in Middle East, Europe

Destructive malware has been employed by adversaries for years. Usually such attacks are carefully targeted and can be motivated by ideology, politics, or even financial aims. Destructive attacks have a critical impact on businesses, causing the loss of data or crippling business operations. When a company is impacted, the damage can be significant. Restoration can […]

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Iranian Hackers Target Nuclear Experts, US Officials

Hackers ramp up efforts to infiltrate email accounts of Americans responsible for enforcing severe economic sanctions on Iran. Iranian cyberattackers are stepping up their game after US President Donald Trump re-enforced severe economic sanctions on the country last month, the AP reports. Much of the cyber espionage activity targets American officials who make sure the […]

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All Hands on Tech – iPhone XS review

It may be the best iPhone that Apple has ever made, with significant advances to the processor and the camera, and a design that’s classic. But with so much good competition on the market now from Android manufacturers, the higher price point and a strange decision to include a low-wattage charger with the device, the […]

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Top 6 smartphones for business 2018: OnePlus 6T

We’re counting down the top smartphone of 2018 as we close out 2018. Come back every day of the week of Dec. 17-21 to see where the year’s best devices rank and let us know what you think in the comments at the bottom of the page. The OnePlus 6T is the go-to phone for […]

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Annotated Build Processes

By Chris Coyier On December 14, 2018 build tool, gulp, webpack When you’re putting together a build process for a site, it’s so dang useful to look at other people’s processes. I ran across Andrew Welch’s “An Annotated webpack 4 Config for Frontend Web Development” the other day and was glad he blogged it. If […]

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Making SVG icon libraries for React apps

Using SVG is currently the best way to create icon libraries for apps. Icons built with SVG are scalable and adjustable, but also discrete, which allows them to be incrementally loaded and updated. In contrast, icons built as fonts cannot be incrementally loaded or updated. This alone makes SVG icons the better choice for high-performance […]

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Cyber Security Today: Dec. 14, 2018 – A new phishing lure, another bad Mac app and interesting reading

A new phishing scam tries to capture passwords, another bad Mac app discovered and interesting reading from government committees in Canada and the U.S. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday December 14th. To play the podcast, click on the arrow below: Phishing attacks take many forms. Usually, they’re email messages that ask you to […]

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