A view of Tahrir Square from a nearby hotel.
A view of Tahrir Square from a nearby hotel. - 

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  • Technology reporter Queena Kim explored the world of cybersecurity bootcamps where students learn to hack in the service of the good. It's worth it just to hear about the ‘The Sinister Purveyor of Doom.'

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