NJIT Students Hack NY

A room filled with laptops and tired programmers, one would expect this to be the work of the next successful start-up in technology. And one would be partially correct. On Saturday, September 20th, Stony Brook…

“Yak” It Up

A new craze has swept across American college campuses in the form of a little app called "Yik Yak." The premise of the new iOS/Android application is simple: you can see the posts of people…

Google Developer Group Conference

Technology giant Google recently stopped by Newark via Google Developer Group (GDG) North Jersey. The founder of the chapter, Todd Nakamura, held a conference near the end of the summer at NJIT’s Weston Hall, where…

Predicting Popularity

Artificial intelligence in computer science is often viewed as emulating or predicting the actions of a single intelligent individual, such as a human or an animal. Not many people picture artificial intelligence as emulating and…

Heartbleed

On Monday, April 7th, the OpenSSL team reported the Heartbleed bug to the world. OpenSSL is the software that is used to encrypt or hide the data coming from your computer to the website. It…

European Net Neutrality

Europe is currently doing what American legislatures seem to have trouble doing: they are drafting a net neutrality law. The European Union has just voted in favor of a law that will ensure all traffic…

How the NSA Did It

Image Courtesy of: Google The more we learn about the NSA’s secret surveillance program, the wider and wider the scope becomes. Since Snowden leaked files containing data on the NSA’s surveillance program, we have learned…

DOS: You Got Served

DOS (Denial of Service) attacks come in various different forms and intensities, but all have the same purpose, to take a website offline and damage the organization running that website. The most common use for…