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Alex πŸ” @lx@infosec.exchange

I just gotta get this out of my head: Angela Merkle Tree

@rayalez I would actually follow your HN newsbot, but it seems like it's constantly behind and posts all recent posts at once instead of when they are published.

There is literally no reason why systemd should exist. Ironically, there are so fucking many reasons why it shouldn't be adopted in the first place. Like the devvers blatantly stating "we wont fix bugs, grab a shovel and fix this shitware yourself":

github.com/systemd/systemd/iss

@lx same here, I've had 600 followers, now I have 210 (after almost a months so most of people are new, initially it was barely 100)

I'll take that back.. I just logged in to mastodon.xyz again and it's just as slow as it was few weeks ago..
But what did I expect from a software written with such a horrible coding style, anyways?

But I do have to say that moving instances really showed me how active my followers are.
From the 225 followers on the old instance, only 56 followed me on the new one, so far..

I am also missing the custom emojis there. Why are there none here on infosec.exchange?

Especially with this crappy internet I have, the latency to the US west coast is more than noticeable.
I am considering going back to mastodon.xyz which is hosted in Europe and therefore closer to me.. πŸ€”

Every hacker starts as a...

The update from Android 8.0 to 8.1 did not just bring good changes. The signal bar became even less readable. It feels like there are 4 pixels responsible for display 3G or 4G. πŸ˜’

@superruserr just FYI, umatrix gives more detailed control comparing to scriptsafe

At first I thought that downloads only a package at a time and then waits until that is installed before downloading the next.
But it turns out that it actually downloads them all at once. πŸ˜€

I am now part of the 0.5%

Is there an easy way to bypass an app's restriction for screenshots in Android? This one app really doesn't need it but their developers thought it's necessary.

Great, the EU commission apparently wants to obligate its members to store fingerprints on all ID cards (not just passports). Of course, this is all because of "terrorism".

Seems like SSLLabs is planning to collect personal data from its users soon: twitter.com/vcsjones/status/98
I wonder what they need this for to "provide the service".