Out of curiosity: Outside of Mastodon, anyone have a favorite decentralized social network? (I hear Diaspora a lot, curious if there are others)

The latest "Smashing Security" podcast is out, where we discuss Twitter "ethical" hacking, money for quitting Facebook, and big bucks for bugs.

Oh, and a weird diversion about some celebrity encounters.

Full show: smashingsecurity.com/110

iTunes: itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/sm

Yeah I really should use this account, shouldn't I?

Why was Zoho’s website taken offline by its own domain registrar? How are dash cams making you less secure? And why are robocalls on the rise in the United States?
All this and much more... on the latest “Smashing Security” podcast. smashingsecurity.com/97

Please stop telling people who don’t know better not to use SMS 2FA. Some other factor is better than no other factor, and not everyone has an adversary that will do SIM cloning or an SS7 attack

🍏 My number one tip for your infosec/cyber career: be kind, don't be angry. You don't know what others are going through. PS. don't confuse kind with soft 🍏

I'm very glad to see that @malgorithms@twitter.com and @Gargron were able to agree on the basics for Mastodon verification with #Keybase just hours ago: github.com/keybase/keybase-iss

Hey, smart home owners, please remember: „SMART“ is an acronym!

Software
Makes
Anything a
Ransomware
Target

You’re welcome. 😎

First things first... time to find Taytay on Mastodon.


Hello! Maria Varmazis here, I work on the writing & comms side of infosec. I've been a freelancer the last 2+ years, doing consumer-friendly infosec articles on NakedSecurity in addition to other infosec client work.

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