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Some dumbass wrote the words "baby shark" on the internet and now it's playing in my head again

@lx I dont know if it the quickest but get a good base understanding of the business process, input and expected output. Ask the coder their conventions if it is not org standard e.g. naming schemes for variables / classes / functions, db tables, etc..

As long as I have the word of honor hacker...

"P.S. You are not my single victim. so, I guarantee you that I will not disturb you again after payment!
This is the word of honor hacker."

@gcluley The Russians noticed the great "Vote for Josh" campaign and will use insecure printers to influence the 2020 election.

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I mostly write about security and such, but every now and again I get to churn out a massive story about how to quit Twitter and start a new life here on Masto. I tried to cover as many bases as possible, but lmk if I missed anything really important!
pcmag.com/article/364850/how-t

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@adelheid As someone who lives in a snowy climate I can not imagine playing "Snow Heavy Excavator Simulator" for fun. 10 million downloads??

@TheGibson There are always stories of a Linux box that has been shut up in a closet and forgotten, running just fine for decades.

I am still a fan of NT 4.0, a solid OS. Just dont connect it to the network / net

US tells Germany to stop using Huawei equipment or lose some intelligence access -

theverge.com/2019/3/11/1826034

There is little to suggest that this is nothing more than native protectionism for US 5G vendors (who are way behind the Chinese in 5G development and price)

I would be willing to believe otherwise if evidence to the contrary is produced.

Humble Book Bundle: Linux By Wiley

I dont have much use for the book on Assembly but the others might be good if you are interested.

humblebundle.com/books/linux-w

@cassidyjames It may be a bit drastic but a new launcher could do the trick to change app icons

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@jerry is there a way regular users can help with this issue?

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Vendor demos should be done exclusively by techs and consumers of the product.

I have never net a completely honest sales / marketing person on a demo.

This might be a bit of fear mongering but I could see how the law could be abused where individuals make mandated changes without the company knowing or approving.

Mozilla fears encryption law could turn its employees into insider threats

nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/

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Yay! I released an article!

I'm not super proud of this one... but my goal was just to break a long writing slump. Can only go up from not posting at all.

This one took entirely too long to publish... I'll work on that for the next post.

nicholasbering.ca/linux/2019/0

@woland true, but I can imagine a nation state like China or Russia using that data internally untill it is stale and no longer useful. At that point it may be leaked to cause more chaos.

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