What is a Denial of Service Attack?
Jun 15, 2020
A Denial of Service (DoS) attack is a type of cyber attack which achieves their goal by flooding a stream of packets to the victim that swamps his/her network or processing capacity, denying access to the...
Getting to Grips with Databases - Part 1
Jun 11, 2020
For the uninitiated, databases can seem a complicated, mythical thing that only back-end developers, computer scientists, and programmers can work with. This article is here to dispel that myth and prove that...
How Polygonal Graphics Are Made
Jun 10, 2020
Most computer-generated 3D objects are built with polygons, collections of triangles, or quadrilaterals connected together in 3D space to approximate shapes. In this article, we will explore how computers see...
An Introduction to Error-Correcting Codes - Part 2
Jun 6, 2020
Error correction is one of the most fundamental aspects of digital communication and is responsible for the validity of real-time interactions. In part 1, with the Hamming code, we analyzed techniques of...
HTTP Code Cheat Sheet - What You Need to Know About HTTP Requests and Responses
May 25, 2020
If you have ever copied a link from your browser and noticed that http:// or https:// had been added before the domain, you are looking at the protocol used which defines how messages are formatted and...