#BOFH excuse #405:
Sysadmins unavailable because they are in a meeting talking about why they are unavailable so much.
Probably not the first one, but I'm 100% sure it will not be the last time some company will leak biometric data
This is a bad one for those in the database....
I'm so sorry to say it, but today @linuxjournal closed down for good. As you can imagine we are all so sad that this is the end. You can read my final goodbye here:
#BOFH excuse #222:
I'm not sure. Try calling the Internet's head office -- it's in the book.
Sysadmins: "It's secure because it's in a container"
Even tech-savvy people can fall victim to spear phishing attacks. This cautionary tale by @RobJHeaton shows how creative hackers can be. The lesson here? Never click on a link from someone you don’t know unless you’re 100% sure it’s legitimate. https://robertheaton.com/2019/06/24/i-was-7-words-away-from-being-spear-phished/
All of the worst UI form practise in one evil form, and it's genius!
starting a bondage session alright let's set up the rules
The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL
NOT", "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and
"OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in
sub: "h-how do you do that with your mouth. the capitalization. the citation. wh—"
Israel strikes back at Hamas’s hacking HQ, a new sextortion email comes with a twist, and Carole saves the world with some help from hacked Roomba vacuum cleaners.
All this and much more in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast.
Listen to the full show at https://www.smashingsecurity.com/127 or in your favourite podcast app.
I like the idea, but fear it might be a small issue if you ever have to type in the password #password https://www.sethserver.com/unicode-random-password-generator.html
Mark lost his mind. Just 2 weeks after admitting it stored hundreds of millions of its users’ own passwords insecurely, Facebook is demanding some users fork over the password for their outside email account as the price of admission to the social network. https://www.thedailybeast.com/beyond-sketchy-facebook-demanding-some-new-users-email-passwords
BREAKING: Europe’s MEPs cave to lobbyists, ignore five million online petitioners, hundreds of thousands of protesters, and approve #article13 and #article11. Find out what happens to the disastrous Copyright Directive next: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/03/eus-parliament-signs-disastrous-internet-law-what-happens-next
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Oh, and Norwegian
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