OSX.Bella trojan discovered installing backdoors into Macs

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It might be time to update your passwords again.
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Security researchers have discovered a nasty bit of Mac malware similar to OSX.Dok trojan, which can bypass Apple’s GateKeeper feature.

The new bug, dubbed OSX.Bella, behaves and distributes itself in a completely different manner than OSX.Dok. But once installed, it executes a script that’s just as damaging.

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iFixit's kit of 64 specialized screwdriver bits will let you fix that device with the proprietary parts.
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For all the amazing devices you’ll find in an electronics store these days, it’s nothing compared to the wild DIY imaginations of people who aren’t the CEOs of major tech companies. Is there a machine to feed me breakfast? What about a device that guarantees I make a proper entrance?

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With companies like Instagram paying big bug bounties, it's a great time to learn ethical hacking.
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Finding faults in a computer system can mean exploiting it — which is what we’ve been conditioned to think of when we hear the term “hacker” — or it can mean you’re trying to find ways of making the system stronger.

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Learn the many facets of Python with this bundle of 7 lessons.
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Python’s name isn’t accidental — it’s one of the most flexible and wide-reaching web development languages around. It can seem intimidating to learn such a massively applicable language, but this comprehensive bundle of lessons make it easy to learn Python from stem to stern. Comprising 7 courses and around a dozen hours of content, you can get it now for just $49.

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Master the easy-to-learn, multifaceted language behind Google and YouTube with 50 hours of training.
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There’s a lot to know for anyone looking to get into the lucrative field of coding for the web, and it’s a topic that grows every day. That’s why it’s good to develop some solid, focused fundamentals, which is exactly what these four courses offer. Covering Python, Javascript, iOS Xcode and SQL, it’s a great opportunity to develop your skills in one, two, three or four of the most critical corners of coding for web.

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Programmers: It’s time to tame Python

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If you’re pursuing a career in coding, you’re going to have to reckon with Python, one of the most popular programming languages in use. A valuable addition to any resume, it’s a powerful and adaptable language composed of variables, loops, and statements. If that sounds like a foreign language to you that’s because it is, but that can change today if you jump on this bundle of Python lessons for just $29.

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This doorbuster of a deal will give you a wide range of essential coding knowledge that can pay for itself by pumping up your resume. With 8 Courses and over 74 hours of training, you can gain the major coding languages and skills that you’ve been waiting to learn. This body of knowledge normally runs for over $1,000, but right now you can get the whole shebang for $59.

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