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An intro to Deque module

Hi there folks. Recently I got to know about the Python deque module. It is a part of the collections library. It provides you with a double ended queue which means that you can append and delete elements from either side of the list. So without wasting any time lets begin. First of all you have to import the deque module from the collections library. This can be done by typing: Continue reading

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[Book review] Python 101

Hi guys. So I am trying to get up to speed with my blog because lately I have not been posting a lot and due to this my blog is becoming stagnant. In this post I am going to write a book review. My friend Mike from The Mouse Vs The Python Blog recently wrote a book with the name of Python 101. He is a really talented blogger and programmer and I was waiting anxiously to read his brand new book, Python 101. Continue reading

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EuroPython 2014 and me

Hi guys! It’s been really long since I last posted on this blog. A lot has been happening to my life. I was a lot busy in these past days. I also got two job offers, although compelling but I still refused. However here I am, back to you guys. I would like to share a huge news with you. Guess what? I will be giving a presentation at EuroPython this year. Anyone of you who is going to come to EuroPython is invited to listen to my talk on 22nd July at 11′o clock. I will be speaking about Webscraping in Python.  Continue reading

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Misconceptions about Skype local database

Hi there guys. Recently I wrote an article with the name of “I didn’t know Skype stores your data in a local database without a password!. After publishing that article I got a lot of response from people like you and I came to know that it is not a vulnerability. It is so because the database is stored in the “appdata” directory which can only be accessed by the administrator which means that only an administrator account can open it. If you want someone else to use your computer just make a guest account which will restrict their level of access to the main directories only (this excludes the appdata directory). If you want to see your Skype logs then simply log in to your Skype account rather than going the complex way of accessing the local database.

However the tool (SkypeFreak) which I posted about in the previous post can be used as a post reconnaissance tool which means that if you hack into a computer then you can use the tool to access the Skype data without knowing the password.

At last I would like to apologize all of you about any misconceptions which my previous post might have made in your mind. You can safely discard those misconceptions as my mistake.

source: Previous post

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I didn’t know Skype stores your data in a local database without a password!

Hi guys! How are you? I hope you are doing great. Recently I came to know that Skype (video conferencing software) stores a local database with almost all information of a user who has logged on to skype from that computer. You might be thinking “So what? A lot of apps do that, right?”. Yes you are right. This is mostly done to increase speed. It’s like caching Continue reading

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The Heartbleed bug

Hi guys! I haven’t been posting a lot recently. There are a couple of problems which have joined up and have kept me away from my computer. I will cover those reasons in the next post. So what this post is about?

Are you a sys-admin or a web master? If you are one then the chances are that you have already heard of the heartbleed bug. Continue reading

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[Giveaway] 3 copies of Tkinter GUI Application Development Hotshot

Win Free Copies of new book – Tkinter GUI Application Development Hotshot

Hi guys! Welcome back. As I recently told you that I will be holding a giveaway, the day has finally come. You will be pleased to know that I have teamed up with Packt Publishing to organize a Giveaway of the new book that I have reviewed - Tkinter GUI Application Development Hotshot  Continue reading

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