WordPress-based botnet deploys anti-adblocker tech to ensure profitability. Today I spend some quiet time envisioning the after effects of malware writers stepping in front of speeding buses.

zdnet.com/article/wordpress-bo

Looking forward to the day when Oracle disappears into complete irrelevance and is bought by some patent troll.

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I really can't believe that there are still so many reasons to hate Larry Ellison and Oracle. It's like an eternal well of shit-sourcery.

bloomberg.com/news/articles/20

This is a very interesting article that explains in some detail what COVID-19 does to the human body.

"The report shows that COVID-19 killed 2.3 percent of patients, meaning it is currently 23 times more fatal than the seasonal flu. Severe disease and deaths were reported in every age group, except kids under nine years old."

nationalgeographic.com/science

"2016: Why I ditched WordPress for Medium"
"2020: I was completely wrong about this"

Creators are abandoning Medium while WordPress has improved a lot: beautiful themes, great workflow, fast loading, no distractions for visitors and customize it as you much as you want.

markosaric.com/install-wordpre

As long as East Asian markets deal in cruel and dangerous wildlife trading, these types of events will keep happening.

To Prevent Next Coronavirus, Stop the Wildlife Trade, Conservationists Say

To Prevent Next Coronavirus, Stop the Wildlife Trade, Conservationists Say nytimes.com/2020/02/19/health/

The push to use TLS everywhere is bearing fruit...some of it rotten.

Nearly a quarter of malware now communicates using TLS

news.sophos.com/en-us/2020/02/

Google Online Security Blog: Titan Security Keys - now available in Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, and the UK

security.googleblog.com/2020/0

I apologize upfront for tooting a Medium article, but the OSINT info is pretty good.

OSINT: How to find information on anyone - Petro Cherkasets

medium.com/@Peter_UXer/osint-h

This includes the possibility of using your Android phone as a Security Key via Bluetooth or NFC.

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