Author Archives: Dominic

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Hashing for Similarity Detection

Few Months back i was researching on Hash for Similarity Detection, this blog post is the outcome of that. Hashing or Hash Function as described on Wiki is any Function which maps data of arbitrary size to data of fixed size. … Continue reading

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Quick Virus/Malware Removal HowTo

Its been a long time since a post, i thought I’d just add a simple one from my past experiences. In some distant past some of my friends use to approach me for help to get rid of some nasty … Continue reading

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[Docker for Windows] Certificate Error Solution

Problem Definition: After installing “Docker for Windows” on Windows 10 Professional box, when you type any docker command or lets say for eg. docker ps, you get following error: could not read CA certificate “C:\\Users\\UserName\\.docker\\machine\\machines\\default\\ca.pem”: open C:\\Users\\UserName\\.docker\machine\machines\default\ca.pem: The system cannot … Continue reading

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Petya attack is In Progress

Just received a security advisory from Trend Micro about a Ransomware attack in progress which is said to be a variant of Petya. Guys, Please update all your devices as a first step!    

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Reduce JPEG size up to 35% with Guetzli

Google has recently open sourced a JPEG encoder which reduces a uncompressed JPEG image up to 35% of its file size. Check it out on Github: https://github.com/google/guetzli/. This means less bytes transmitted over the wire!!!  

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Allo – new AI Assistant

There has been a steep increase in the research in recent days on AI and related technologies/techniques. Another spike of trends in adoption of Neural Networks, now Deep Neural Networks. The recent launch of Allo by Google seems to be an … Continue reading

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