Putting the EICAR Anti Malware Test File (https://www.eicar.org/?page_id=3950) in a QR code and putting it up everywhere is a hilarious idea.
Hey everyone, let's all laugh at and make fun of Voatz, a company that miserably failed a third party audit, skips basic protections and monitoring that even an itty bitty shitty MSP has, uses **wildcard certs lmao**, stores creds in MongoDB (after being told they can't store it in git), and STILL wants you to think they've made internet voting secure
If you punish someone instead of offering education, you are failing to affect meaningful change.
You must recognize good faith, and engage to change perspectives if you want the world to be better.
Too few are willing to do this in this age.
At hackers.town, we have long embraced the idea of helping the N00b.
We have also long acknowledged that we are all N00bs at something.
Know when to help a N00b, especially if you have a strong base of knowledge around a topic.
Don't assume their lack of knowledge is an attack on your expertise.
Find the educational moments and exploit them.
Save the world.
Censorship, fedi apps and Google Play
It's funny enough to respond to this nonsense with "OK then when are you going after the browsers?"
But please remember, the people instigating these problems are saying "Don't worry, those come next"
If you do not fight for your freedom, they will take it away from you.
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