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6 Reasons Why Every Programmer Should Learn Python
By: m-noor al-yassin
June 6, 2018

Python is one the best programming languages ever invented. It includes simple English that makes it easy to remember, as well as write commands. The code is easy to read and requires little knowledge, but it can be used in very complex tasks, such as AI development and hacking. In this article, I’m going to mention 5 reasons ...

Batch Watermark PDF Files With a Free Solution
By: sherry098
June 6, 2018

In this digital world, people create and share their documents every day. Whether it involves sharing information or sharing templates to fill in, documents are shared on big and small scales. Whether the document recipients are within the company or outside, security is the main concern when sharing data. However, many organizations prefer portable document format files (PDFs) as a ...

Unpacking the Interview - SOC Analyst
By: Tatianna
June 5, 2018

So you’re considering a career as a security operations center (SOC) analyst. You’re not alone — with more than 350,000 unfilled cybersecurity positions in the US and a predicted IT skills gap of more than 3.5 million open jobs by 2021, potential SOC analysts see the benefit of a job seeker’s marketplace that recognizes the ...

Best Ways to Prevent Outlook Corruption and Repair PST Files
By: semnaitik
June 5, 2018

Microsoft Outlook is a popular email client that has many smart features, but it has one major drawback as well. It's not just an email client; it's more than that. Other than email, it offers you great features like a calendar , task manager , contact manager , note taking , journal , ...

Getting Web Form Online Passwords With THC-Hydra & Burp Suite
By: shahinnishad
June 5, 2018

What Is THC-Hydra? Hydra is a parallelized login cracker which supports numerous protocols to attack. It is very fast and flexible, and new modules are easy to add. This tool makes it possible for researchers and security consultants to show how easy it would be to gain unauthorized access to a ...

Remove Duplicate Emails from PST Files Using Outlook Duplicate Remover
By: justin hansen
June 4, 2018

Inevitably, Microsoft Outlook has now become one of the most prominent emailing applications. It not only helps in the exchange of cross-communication, but it is also useful in the proper management of the database. Outlook generates two files for this purpose: PST and OST. It is useful for both a small and a big enterprise. With this great ...

How to Transfer Emails From Outlook Express to Outlook on Another Computer
By: justin hansen
June 4, 2018

Microsoft developed Outlook Express, a free desktop-based email client that comes free with Windows Vista, Windows XP, and older versions. But Microsoft has stopped the development and technical support for Outlook Express since 2015. Outlook Express is no longer the streamlined product of the big tech giant. But there are still many users of Outlook Express who need it ...

What is Social Engineering?
By: Jessica
June 3, 2018

Social engineering (SE) sounds like some kind of futuristic, scientific experiment, but the core of it is very simple to understand. Social engineering is the art and skill of psychologically manipulating people to take a certain course of action or share some type of information. Social engineering can take place online or offline, but online SE has ...

Public Wi-Fi: Should We Use It?
By: Jessica
June 3, 2018

The Internet is everywhere now. Gone are the days of having to go to a library to do online research. Also gone are the days of having to wait until you got home to get on the Web, which involved unplugging a telephone line to set up your dial-up Internet connection! We don’t have to wait anymore to get ...

How to Batch Convert PST to MSG with Attachments
By: lukaswright
June 3, 2018

In this post, users will get the complete guide to convert PST files to MSG format with attachments. This article will help you export Outlook emails to MSG format in bulk in just a couple of clicks. It is a short and direct method to save PST emails in MSG format. So, keep reading to learn ...