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Academics hide humans from #AI surveillance cameras with 2D prints
DNS hijacking is heating up. And that's really bad.
My colleague Michael Kan has a great story out about a fake VPN review site, and how its scam worked.
Sites like these piss me off because they poison the well of consumer confidence. How can anyone tell what reviews are real, or what companies are trustworthy, when sites like these exist?
These sites also piss me off because they make my job—actually reviewing VPNs—even harder.
Agony of an African Programmer (2014)
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AWS Overview and Security Tips https://static.peerlyst.com/image/upload/v1505748735/post-attachments/Cyber_Security_Amazon_Course_1_tqtsxy.pdf
Thinking about the case of Marcus Hutchins (@MalwareTech) who just plead guilty to writing banking Trojans. Wanted to do a poll to get people's opinions about that. Personally, I think that even if he did write the malware, it was so long ago and he seems to have made changes in his life that it seems a bit much to have held him in the US this long.
Reducing security risks with centralized logging https://opensource.com/article/19/2/reducing-security-risks-centralized-logging
Next TurkuSec #security meetup will be on 25th April! We'll 3 amazing speakers from the security industry. Drinks and snacks will be provided. The event is powered by Arctic Security Oy!
Check out details and join us: https://turkusec.fi/turkusec-april-meetup-2/
Got a chance to tell a story on #DarknetDiaries with Jack Rhysider.
Ep 36: Jeremy from Marketing
"A company hires a penetration tester to pose as a new hire, Jeremy from Marketing, to see how much he can hack into in his first week on the job. It doesn’t go as planned."
You can listen to it here: https://darknetdiaries.com/episode/36/
“The media reports of our security incident were wrong on several points.”
“Hi, this is Brian Krebs, the reporter who handed your ass to you. (This is your ass, isn’t it?) Which points were incorrect?”
Hilarity and sadness ensue.
@jerry I had been thinking about replacing my old AMD home server with a new threadripper, but alas, that will wait for a while. No tax refund this year.