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Scrape country data from Wikipedia

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Someone recently asked me if there's a way to translate a 2 letter country code (i.e. US) to a country name (i.e. United States), and similarly, if there's a way to translate a 3 letter country code (i.e. CAN) to a country name (i.e. Canada).
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privacy tools - encryption against surveillance

You are being watched. Private and state-sponsored organizations are monitoring and recording your online activities. privacytools.io provides knowledge and tools to protect your privacy against global mass surveillance.
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Checking Active Directory Replication Using PowerShell

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Discover six useful PowerShell cmdlets offered through Windows Server 2012 for checking and troubleshooting Active Directory replication status.
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Firefox exploit found in the wild

Firefox exploit found in the wild | opexxx | Scoop.it
Yesterday morning, August 5, a Firefox user informed us that an advertisement on a news site in Russia was serving a Firefox exploit that searched ...
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Fix Windows 10 privacy

If you're an Windows user and you're using the default settings, each time you start typing in search box in taskbar (to open an application or search for a file on your computer), your local search terms and location are sent to Microsoft, some of which advertise to you.
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Getting started in applied statistics / datascience

Getting started in applied statistics / datascience | opexxx | Scoop.it
If you want to be a data scientist or applied statistician, you need to study statistics, learn to write code, and learn *how* to learn (as lots of stuff seems to me to get out of date on a six month cycle). This post doesn't have any short cuts, but as consolation I do show how to draw with R a variant of Drew Conway's famous Data Science Venn Diagram.
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Automatically Discover Website Connections Through Tracking Codes | Automating OSINT Blog

Automatically Discover Website Connections Through Tracking Codes | Automating OSINT Blog | opexxx | Scoop.it
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Signing a XPI

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This article describes how to sign your own Firefox extensions with a code-signing certificate on a Windows platform. It was developed from the linux article So you want to sign your XPI package? by MozDev Group's Pete Collins.
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Bayesian Methods for Hackers

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Bayesian Methods for Hackers : An intro to Bayesian methods + probabilistic programming with a computation/understanding-first, mathematics-second point of view.
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How to Become an Information Systems Security Engineer

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Individuals searching for How to Become an Information Systems Security Engineer found the articles, information, and resources on this page helpful.
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