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Reflashed the with new firmware this weekend and so far it has been working great (no more randomly repeating keys). Way better than returning it for a fix.

First time I've had a CC used with a fake vendor name. Is this something new, or have I just been lucky? Charge was manually entered from 'Xotyzqhn'

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Privacy and freedom are the rights of human beings everywhere. We're helping people exercise these fundamental rights online. Your support can help us protect the rights of millions: donate.torproject.org

Fixed my NanoStation throughput problem. It was was the walls :/ 90Mbps vs. 10Mbps is worth the time for some extra cable and a 3d printed wall mount. thingiverse.com/thing:2837882/

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After months of work, we have a new stable release: Tor 0.4.0.5. It contains improvements for power management and bootstrap reporting, as well as preliminary backend support for circuit padding to prevent some kinds of traffic analysis.

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We’re a small nonprofit that develops free and open source software used by millions, and our community of contributors and users would greatly benefit from improved documentation on Tor.

Through Season of Docs 2019, we're looking for technical writers to help us: blog.torproject.org/google-sea

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Government agencies and airlines expected no pushback from passengers when they implemented face surveillance. Wow, were they wrong. eff.org/deeplinks/2019/04/skip

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We are at the #LinuxFest Northwest conference today!

In a few hours, one of our staff members will be delivering a presentation about #FreedomBox:

"Personal Autonomy and Multi-Device Computing: Using FreedomBox to Build Your Cloud"

Details here: linuxfestnorthwest.org/confere

#lfnw #LinuxFestNorthwest

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"Free world building idea: Wizards have the same trust in magic that software designers have in software, which is to say, almost none at all."

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So Marcus Hutchins, of fame and who had been arrested in the US has pleaded guilty to writing banking software. Over on the birdsite there's lots of strong opinions. I blogged my opinion that it's a big world out there and trying to dismiss him as a criminal or pardon him because he's a hero are fundamentally misguided. blog.paco.to/2019/marcus-hutch

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Your photo could be in a face recognition database without you knowing.
Last month, EFF's @jilliancyork discovered her photos, along with other EFF staff, journalists, and activists, were being used to train algorithms to recognize "suspects of interest." ft.com/content/cf19b956-60a2-1

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NEWS: We'll be at LinuxFest Northwest next weekend!

In our session, we explain how your personal autonomy is at risk if you don't control the cloud in your life.

Session: "Personal Autonomy and Multi-Device Computing: Using FreedomBox to Build Your Cloud"

linuxfestnorthwest.org/confere

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news, mh + 

The release of original source on github really brings back the memories. I spent tremendous amounts of time solving these adventures.

github.com/historicalsource?ta

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Hackers stole a Microsoft employee's credentials and accessed the body of users' emails, reports @motherboard. motherboard.vice.com/en_us/art This particular attack is impossible with ProtonMail as we can't read user emails. Learn about zero-access encryption: protonmail.com/blog/zero-acces

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Son, now that you're 6, it's time I taught you about SSH. This is how you ssh into the computer upstairs and play a loud sound on it to scare your sister.

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After Matrix has restored its major services, they noticed that the GPG keys used for signing packages where compromised.

The key IDs are:

AD0592FE47F0DF61 (synapse)
E019645248E8F4A1 (Riot/Web)

Please make sure to no longer use those keys.

#matrix #Riot #infosec #security

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