The mad dash by legacy tech companies to remain relevant by buying any cyber security company they can get their hands on.
Did you know that if you try to look at xkcd from a US Congressional IP address, it automatically redirects you to https://xkcd.com/1732/ (The Earth Temperature Timeline).
We still have a tech position open at the Freedom of the Press Foundation (a nonprofit): a Sr. Software Engineer position to work on SecureDrop, the open source whistleblower platform used by 65+ media organizations, originally developed by the late Aaron Swartz.
You get paid to work
✅ from anywhere in the world
✅ on a world-changing project
✅ that's open source,
✅ stewarded by a small team
✅ that's led by a woman.
Help spreading the word is much appreciated:
only for the not weak Show more
Don’t be a weakling.
In case you missed it:
The Brave web browser is funded by venture capital and sells advertising space to replace the ads it blocks.
Here's their ad-sales site:
"funded by Founders Fund, Foundation Capital, Propel Venture Partners, Pantera Capital, DCG, Danhua Capital, and Huiyin Blockchain Venture among others."
You might want to consider other options if you still use #Brave.
(via @hypolite )
US politics Show more
(First and possibly only time I will post politics.)
If you're a US citizen, *please* vote on Tuesday.
It's important for the whole planet, not least due to global warming, which Trump calls a Chinese hoax.
If Congress remains Republican, there will be nothing to restrain Trump.
Trump has gone on record recently saying "I am on the ticket, because this is also a referendum about me."
Please show your disapproval, please piss him off, please protect the Earth. Please vote 🙏
RT @firstname.lastname@example.org: A Browser Extension Apparently Stole the Private Facebook Messages of at Least 81,000 Accounts https://gizmodo.com/a-browser-extension-apparently-stole-the-private-facebo-1830175571
Instance suspension: freespeechextremist. (Homophobic slurs) Show more
Freespeechextremist dot com has been suspended for being a bunch of brain genius edgelords. It's a low moderation zone with a reputation for harassment and hate speech.
kickstarter, video game, off grid Show more
This innovative game about surveillance, privacy, and "hacking" is in need of funding!
Check out the demo, and if it's your kind of thing, give your support!
Cisco Warns of Zero-Day Vulnerability in Security Appliances | http://SecurityWeek.Com https://www.securityweek.com/cisco-warns-zero-day-vulnerability-security-appliances
Can everyone please start using Signal now?
I find it silly they use the word "weaponized" twice in the same sentence.
They weaponized the Weaponized! lol
All the cybers are belong to us!
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