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This bill could put encryption providers like WhatsApp and Signal in an awful conundrum: either face the possibility of losing everything in a single lawsuit or knowingly undermine their own users’ security.
act.eff.org/action/protect-our

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TOOT TOOT!!!

Art of Python, a small arts festival cultivated within PyCon North America, is now accepting submissions for its 2020 season, which will run at #PyCon. Call for Proposals is now open. We're looking for 5-15 minute performances that impart new and needed perspectives about the emotional and challenging work of programming through the medium of performance.

artofpython.herokuapp.com/

Boosting appreciated!

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Another year, another #Intel vulnerability. This time called #Cacheout. It leaks Data on Intel CPUs via Cache Evictions.

cacheoutattack.com/

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BREAKING: We’ve confirmed that the Ring doorbell app on Android covertly shares personally identifiable information on its users with third-party companies, including Facebook.

eff.org/deeplinks/2020/01/ring

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E-voting is a terrible idea. An obscure election for a conservation district in Washington has been making headlines for adopting it. Seattle and King County are *not* adopting e-voting. komonews.com/news/local/obscur

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I'm searching for input on @ansible@twitter.com again, feel free to tell me what YOU (would) do:

- Add logic to configure the firewall per role
- Set facts/ vars and have a firewall handler
- have a firewall role check against groups and so on to set the rules

Please RT/Boost

Today's tip - ':verbose set tw' will tell you what's messing with your textwidth setting.

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(CVE-2020-0601) - PoC

github.com/ollypwn/CVE-2020-06

"CVE-2020-0601, or commonly referred to as CurveBall, is a vulnerability in which the signature of certificates using elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) is not correctly verified...."

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"With onion services, women can share and access women’s health resources in countries where it is outlawed. Activists can organize with less fear of surveillance when there may be life or death consequences." internethealthreport.org/2019/

If you're switching your code to use pytest or unittest instead of the no longer maintained nosetest and you notice that not all of your tests are being gathered up the problem may be that you used foo_test instead of test_foo in a random assortment of your functions.

When this happens sed is your best friend:

sed -i "s/def \(.*\)_test/def test_\1/" ./tests/*py

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