Author: JP Buntinx

Criminals Now Target School Districts and SMBs to Commit W-2 Tax Fraud

With the tax season in full effect, cybercirminals are once again trying to take advantage of unsuspecting consumers and enterprises. A new type of W-2 fraud has been discovered, which is now going well beyond the traditional business sector. Colleges and SMBs are prime targets for this type of W-2 fraud as well, by the look of things. W-2 Tax Fraud is Picking Up In Intensity Over the past few …
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Georgia Tech Researchers Succeed in Creating Permanent 4D Printed Objects

Whereas the vast majority of the world is focused on 3D printing, some scientists and engineers are looking at the fourth dimension. Georgia Tech is one of the first institutions to allow for shapeshifting 3D printing. This technology is known as 4D printing, as it allows objects to change shape once it comes off the printing bed. An intriguing development, especially when considering how objects can transform through the use …
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What is a BIP?

People who have been paying close attention to the bitcoin ecosystem may have noticed developers often talk about a “BIP”. However, most people have no idea what this abbreviation even means or what it entails exactly. A BIP is an improvement to the bitcoin ecosystem, which can be proposed by developers or anyone else who has some coding knowledge. BIPs Are An Integral Part of Bitcoin The term BIP stands …
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Inmates Hide Self-Built Computers and Abuse Staff Credentials to Surf the Web

Prison staff in Ohio came across a rather interesting discovery recently. As it turns out, two inmates who were responsible for dismantling and recycling old PCs – as part of the prison work program – successfully managed to build new computers out of these used parts. They then went on to hide the machines in the ceiling of a training room. A rather interesting story, to say the least. Inmates …
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