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Two Worthy Books Trace The History Of Tech Through Silicon

Two worthy books trace the history of tech through Silicon Valley, leaving Seattle’s story still to be told – 10minmail

By administrator 0 Comment August 17, 2019

Editor’s Note: In this guest post, Tom Alberg, Madrona Venture Group managing director, reviews The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America by Margaret O’Mara; and VC: An American History by Tom Nicholas. The accelerating growth of the tech economy during the past 70 years has generated numerous books seeking to capture its dynamics. […]

Firmware Slap Discovering Vulnerabilities In Firmware Through Concolic Analysis

Firmware Slap – Discovering Vulnerabilities In Firmware Through Concolic Analysis And Function Clustering

By administrator 0 Comment August 17, 2019

Firmware slap combines concolic analysis with function clustering for vulnerability discovery and function similarity in firmware. Firmware slap is built as a series of libraries and exports most information as either pickles or JSON for integration with other tools. Slides from the talk can be found hereSetupFirmware slap should be run in a virtual environment. […]

Nasa Puts Alabama Center In Charge Of Moon Lander, Drawing

NASA puts Alabama center in charge of moon lander, drawing Texans’ ire – 10minmail

By administrator 0 Comment August 16, 2019

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine is dwarfed by a 149-foot-tall liquid hydrogen structural test article for the heavy-lift Space Launch System as he announces Marshall Space Flight Center’s leadership role in developing the human landing system for Artemis moon missions. (NASA Photo) NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced today that Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama will […]

Support Our Hike A Thon Team – 10minmail

Support our Hike-a-Thon team – 10minmail

By administrator 0 Comment August 16, 2019

Communique PR co-founder and 10minmail member Colleen Moffitt, center, on a hike with family. It’s August in the Pacific Northwest, which means you shouldn’t be reading this post. You should be enjoying the natural beauty that this special corner of the planet has to offer. But, if you are reading this post rather than hiking […]

Gov. Inslee Helps Bluebird Bio Open New ‘nest’ For Cancer

Gov. Inslee helps Bluebird Bio open new ‘nest’ for cancer research efforts in Seattle – 10minmail

By administrator 0 Comment August 16, 2019

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee (third from left) joined Bluebird CEO Nick Leschly (second from left) at a ribbon-cutting event for company’s new facility. (10minmail Photo / James Thorne) Bluebird Bio is growing its nest in Seattle. The leading biotech company held a ribbon-cutting event Friday to celebrate the expansion of its new cancer research […]

Windbg Extension To Perform Basic Detection Of Common Windows Exploit

WinDbg Extension To Perform Basic Detection Of Common Windows Exploit Mitigations

By administrator 0 Comment August 16, 2019

Iris WinDbg extension performs basic detection of common Windows exploit mitigations (32 and 64 bits). The checks implemented, as can be seen in the screenshot above, are (for the loaded modules): DynamicBase ASLR DEP SEH SafeSEH CFG RFG GS AppContainer If you don’t know the meaning of some of the keywords above use google, you’ll […]

Dramatic Footage Of Exploding Lime Bike Battery Highlights Safety Issues

Dramatic footage of exploding Lime bike battery highlights safety issues – 10minmail

By administrator 0 Comment August 16, 2019

Lime Bikes in Seattle. (10minmail Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Video footage of a Lime electric bike spewing flames on the University of Washington campus in Seattle this week is the latest in a string of battery-related safety issues affecting new mobility services. A Reddit user uploaded a dramatic recording of a Lime e-bike caught on […]

Amazon Senses Fear; Bill Nye Pans Windows; Thoughts On Wired’s

Seattle tech on the big screen; Amazon ambassadors; notable exec hires and exits – 10minmail

By administrator 0 Comment August 16, 2019

Highlights from today’s top stories. Subscribe here to receive this rundown daily. Maria Semple’s best-selling 2012 novel “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” has been championed for its hilarious take on Seattle as well as its painstakingly accurate portrayal of Microsoft and the tech giant’s culture. So how does the new movie do on those fronts? 10minmail’s Kurt Schlosser […]

Windows 95 Weekend, Exploring Supernovas, And More – 10minmail

Windows 95 Weekend, exploring supernovas, and more – 10minmail

By administrator 0 Comment August 16, 2019

(Living Computers Museum + Labs Photo) — Do you remember where you were and what you were doing in 1995? Television was dominated by ER, Seinfeld, and Friends. Die Hard with a Vengeance and the original Toy Story were the top movies, and TLC and Coolio had the most popular songs. But perhaps one of […]

Info Security Pro Dan Schwalbe Has A Buzzworthy Side Job

Info security pro Dan Schwalbe has a buzzworthy side job as ‘Dan the Bee Man’ – 10minmail

By administrator 0 Comment August 16, 2019

Daniel Schwalbe is his protective bee suit as Dan the Bee Man, during a recent call to a Seattle residence in which he removed a yellowjacket nest. (10minmail Photo / Kurt Schlosser) During the day, in his job as the deputy chief information security officer for Farsight Security, Dan Schwalbe helps root out cybersecurity threats […]