Russian authorities have moved closer to implementing their plan of replacing Windows OS on military systems with a locally-developed Os named Astra Linux

China Also is moving on the same

How to start your career in information security? Do you need a degree in Computer Science? Is it all about penetration testing and breaking codes?

We wrote a short article to address these questions:

(The article isn't intended to be exhaustive.)

#infosec #cybersecurity #security #career

Just noticed I can see devices on other private network subnets when connected to a mifi of a certain service provider.

So I need a firewall on my mifi.
Is there one?

How can I protect myself?

This is a public service announcement.

If your job uses Slack, please remember that the administrators that have been configured can view any channel and download all files and all information published, including channels that are "private" or between 2 individuals.

Your discussions are not secure and can be snooped upon, even private conversations.

In other words: there is no privacy on Slack. Period.

This is the end of this public service

(Don't ask how I know that)

Well played match despite the injuries.
We held on for a draw. Good result...

Recently released 18.04.2 upgraded its Linux kernel from 4.15 to 4.18. This kernel comes with Spectre and Meltdown patches and improved hardware drivers.

Prismo is an open federated alternative to sites like Reddit or Hacker News.

It's still under development, but the first instance is online here:

It's been in closed beta for a while, but Prismo now has open sign-ups for the first time.

You can sign up at:

#Prismo #Reddit #HackerNews #Fediverse #ActivityPub

With the way technology is moving and how threats are evolving. soon there will be antivirus for vehicles.

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