It's gonna be hot today. Stay home and read a crime thriller.
Beaks: half Die Hard, half Robin Hood, and all trouble.
My bookstore, as part of the 3-book bundle: https://www.tiltedwindmillpress.com/product/beaks-3-book-bundle/
a story about a huge malicious tor exit operation:
Blog: "How Malicious Tor Relays are Exploiting Users in 2020 (Part I)
>23% of the Tor network’s exit capacity has been attacking Tor users"
A relative of mine accidentally signed up for 8x8 (the company providing meet.jit.si for free and paid corporate Jitsi plans). 8x8 billed them multiple times, in spite of calls and emails for help. My relative was unable to get a refund and ultimately had to cancel a credit card so 8x8 would stop billing. Does anyone have connections with 8x8 that could perhaps help me help my relative get some actual help?
#dhcpcd is going to need a new maintainer :(
Students and faculty may complain about the price tag of parking passes, but there is also an unseen cost of driving on campus: privacy. Learn more in our latest update to the Atlas of Surveillance. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/03/scholars-under-surveillance-how-campus-police-use-high-tech-spy-students
Useful new Go 1.16 feature for parsing flags.
Amazon Assistant extension turned out to be designed in a very “special” way: all of its logic is located on Amazon web servers. This gives Amazon access to a very wide range of information in browsers of extension’s users. #privacy #infosec #Amazon
The new OnionShare is out!
It adds a bunch of great features like tabs, anonymous chat that never logs anything, and better command line support.
Here's the blog post: https://micahflee.com/2021/02/onionshare-tabs-anonymous-chat-cli/
Download OnionShare 2.3 from: https://onionshare.org
Install it on a headless server:
`pip3 install --user onionshare-cli`
Read the amazing new docs that are translated to a bunch of languages: https://docs.onionshare.org/2.3/en/
Very cool #hackaday prize winner - https://hackaday.com/2020/11/07/the-byte-is-the-grand-prize-winner-of-the-2020-hackaday-prize/
Whoa, it looks like Linux Journal is back (again again):
Our Director of Community Operations is leaving us to be the Interim General Manager at the Open Source Initiative. We'll miss her, but wish her luck in the new role! https://sfconservancy.org/news/2020/aug/20/debleaving/