The business model of the internet is surveillance and scams. https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/12/how-much-of-the-internet-is-fake.html
Vulnerabilities in the mobile phone infrastructure “should be at the top of our cybersecurity agenda, yet policymakers and industry leaders have been nearly silent on the issue,” writes EFF Senior Staff Technologist @cooperq in the @nytimes https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/26/opinion/cellphones-security-spying.html
Here's my script for GPG signing the blog and updating the minimum set of files on S3 - https://www.brianlane.com/post/signing-and-updating-the-blog-on-s3/
Here's a bit of a longer post on moving from #pelican to #hugo for the blog - https://www.brianlane.com/post/moving-the-blog-to-hugo/
We have 4.5k followers on Mastodon. If each gave just $2, we would double our fundraising goal the day.
Tor is vital for resisting tracking, surveillance, and censorship online.
If we get just a few thousand more dollars today, we'll even release a surprise.
Help us get there: https://torproject.org/donate/donate-sin-oc-md
Here's a quick post on creating a simple hidden service chat with #whonix and #tor
A look at home routers, and a surprising bug in Linux/MIPS https://cyber-itl.org/2018/12/07/a-look-at-home-routers-and-linux-mips.html
DRM keeps you from truly owning the tech products that you buy, and @AdamRuins explains how in this short video—complete with holographic EFF Staff Attorney @prilkit https://youtu.be/3JgcbtxURA4
I threw together a couple simple scripts for running #whonix using QEMU as a user - https://www.brianlane.com/running-whonix-using-qemu-as-a-user.html
We are just $3,588 away from raising $100,000 - that's $200k with Mozilla's match!
Starting NOW, everyone who donates until we hit 100k will be entered into a drawing to win every piece of Tor swag: stickers, tees, and hoodie 💚💜
Donate now to enter: https://torproject.org/donate/donate-ann-sin-md
Website of devopsbookmarks.com http://www.devopsbookmarks.com
Security & Hardening http://www.devopsbookmarks.com/security
Logging & Monitoring http://www.devopsbookmarks.com/monitoring
You can fork, add a JSON file with your project's details and send a PR to add your site at https://github.com/devopsbookmarks/devopsbookmarks.com
Finally got unbound on #FreeBSD working with DNS over TLS. It seems the commands have changed since 1.5.10 -- "ssl-upstream: yes" was the right variation to use.
Facebook's new rules make organizing attacks on marginalized communities a lot easier. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/12/facebooks-sexual-solicitation-policy-honeypot-trolls
Oh, man. The 2000s called and they want their integer overflow bugs back.
"unprivileged users with UID > INT_MAX can successfully execute any systemctl command"
Guess I'll post this here, since I stuck it on FB and birdsite. I narrowly missed getting smacked by a semi-truck this morning. Watch the truck on the left lose control...