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🔥🔥🔥 New Orleans Declares #StateOfEmergency Following #CyberAttack.
The attack started at 5 a.m. CST on Friday, December 13.
The city’s IT department gave the order for all employees to power down computers and disconnect from Wi-Fi. All city servers were also powered down, and employees told to unplug any of their devices.
FYI: it’s not bullying if the victim has it coming: https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/12/melania-trump-greta-thunberg
On a more serious note, this highlights a fundamental issue with people: we generally only see wrong in the things that are contrary to our own values.
🔥🔥🔥Two malicious #Python libraries caught stealing #SSH and #GPG #keys.
One library was available for only two days, but the second was live for nearly a year.
they (brave) force websites to participate in this and don't even let them tell their users they don't want to
brave browser isn't brave if it can't even stop pretending to be something else
"Brave is panning for gold in a river of sewage."
IMO, one of the root causes with the mess that is data privacy in our high-tech culture is the idea that data is “owned”. Many companies’ position is basically that if I give them (or they discover) data about me, they now *own* that data
If they own it, they can do as they please with it, subject only to the limitations of any other property use
It’d be better if it was treated as *custodianship*
The ongoing saga of my monitor continues. I finally got a refund for the one that the fedex driver stole (NB: it was extremely helpful having video cameras that show the delivery person never even attempted to deliver it)
I reordered it to arrive today, when I’m off work. All was going well until the UPS truck transporting it was in a crash at 2am.
The universe does not want me to have this monitor.
Data Center Work 💰
Anyone in the Marlborough, MA area? I have a part-time contract for you.
Must be local because you have to go into the data center to work on stuff the physical components. Linux, Configure hard, replace parts, etc.
It's for a previous boss of mine at his new gig.
When I first started my job I found a form in an internal system that spat out strange output. I told the head of IT that it was a bad sign. I was told not to worry about it.
9 months later and I've got into HTB, I'm teaching myself python and I'm on track to finish net+ and sec+, all because I was curious about a weak form on an internal database.
I'm really bad about pulling loose threads.