Headed to Dallas, TX, later this week. Going from the crazy Atlanta heat to the insane Dallas heat. Last time I was in Dallas, the soles of my shoes were leaving little black marks on the pavement as I walked because it was so hot.
Also below of list of some recent interactions/TL posts:
@lattera (and also bsd.network)
Mainly EN in this list though.
Which app do you use to access Mastodon for your iPhone? Don't want to try a dozen apps if there's already a known good one out there.
The Veracode Research team is growing; we're looking for principal researchers for two roles for public-facing security researchers. Work on cool stuff, share it with the world!
My oldest son is in his final review needed to earn Eagle Scout right now. I am pretty anxious to hear how it went.
Another interesting stat: when I released episode 219 of DefSec, the server was pushing out 2.2Gbps of podcasts for about 10 minutes before it settled down. At any given time during the day, the server pushing about 30-60Mbps of podcast downloads.
Interesting stat: the DefensiveSecurity.org RSS feed gets polled about 56000 times per day on average.
For them VeraCrypt is the only option, pretty much.
If only Microsoft would stop making life harder for everyone, that would be swell.
@jerry I have the impression that Microsoft currently disables System Restore Points with every new Windows 10 feature upgrade.
(I usually forget about that and am reminded only when I start ooshutup10 after an upgrade and it tells me that Restore Points are disabled.)
Not sure what's up with that....
System Restore Points
In case you are wondering why we'd disable #HyperThreading on a server, check out the #OpenBSD commit message https://email@example.com/msg99141.html
Or the article by El Reg: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/06/20/openbsd_disables_intels_hyperthreading/
I'm Speculating(tm), but expect further news about problems in those areas...