disclosed today a security that impacted its .
Avast said it believed the attack's purpose was to insert malware into the software, similar to the infamous CCleaner 2017 incident.
zdnet.com/article/avast-says-h

The worst part of the breach is having to read the absolutely awful 8Chan posts where it apparently originated.

What are the best methods to protect against phishing?

We are currently dealing with a lot spear phishing attacks and I sum up methods to shrink the risk. Would appreciate any help and will gladly share my results in the end.

@m4iler @Elfie you made the mistake of thinking their statement was an invitation for a rational discussion, rather than what it is: seeking affirmation from like-minded people.

@mistaken113 this is my 5th straight week in CT. Nice place, but I’m ready to be home.

@sillystring i gave up on apps a few months ago and have been all browser since. I am using an iphone, though. I’ll try my iPad later.

Starting week #5 in Connecticut. 4 more days till I get to stay home!

@sillystring odd. It doesn’t seem to happen to me. You using safari?

@ScottMortimer I would like to believe you, but the ad said “NO hacker”. Clearly they have some form of cyber crystals in the VPN concentrators.

All this time, we just needed a VPN. It is sooooooooooo obvious in retrospect.

:WeAreNameless: And the #WeAreNameless movie for October 2019 is...

:ameowbongo:

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)!
- CWs: imdb.com/title/tt0073629/paren

:WeAreNameless: ​It's a date: 26 of Oct. at 22:00 UTC
- Stream at #OTV: otvstudios.net

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:WeAreNameless: WAN: WeAreNameless - When Cyberpunk meets Nostalgia

#WeAreNameless is a monthly community project on the Fediverse where Hackers and their friends watch old sci-fi movies.
- Follow the links in my bio for more. :)

In related news, gmail.con was a heck of a slip up 😂

Moderating new registrations is pretty effective at combatting spam accounts, but damn there are a LOT of registration attempts. 100 to 200 per day sometimes. Mostly from what appear to be compromised gmail.con addresses.

If I rejected your registration and you are not a spammer, please try again but enter something sensible in the justification box.

@vantablack do you need it? Is there something better to spend the money on?

Thinkpads are worth it, IMO.

@synfinner snacks are good too. Some even have full menus, but not the one I’m at today.

Dear diary,

It seems that I’ve become an airport lounge lizard. I’m not proud of it, though. But the free drinks are not bad.

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