I hate how #clickbaiting means every single headline must be a Jeopardy question now.

"The Japanese Man Who Saved 6,000 Jews With His Handwriting" by David Wolpe

"After the ceremony, in front of some 1,200 students, I spoke with his one remaining child, his son Nobuki, who arrived from Belgium to honor his father’s memory. He told me his father was “a very simple man. He was kind, loved reading, gardening and most of all children. He never thought what he did was notable or unusual.”"

nytimes.com/2018/10/15/opinion

🚨Update apps with version <9.22.1 of plugin: https://github[.]com/blueimp/jQuery-File-Upload. This nasty Zero-day is actively exploited for at least 3 years to plant web shells and take over vulnerable web servers. 🚨
zdnet.com/article/zero-day-in-

Explaining DNS caches, with Super Mario World examples.

#RIPE77

As promised, version 1.0 of #PeerTube, a free and federated video platform, has just been released.

Thanks to all the people who supported this summer's crowdfunding.

This is only the beginning!

joinpeertube.org #JoinPeerTube

framablog.org/2018/10/15/peert (article in English to come)

The ticking timebomb. 62% of all websites still runs PHP 5.X version. "These branches are now EOL, are insanely popular, and are unsupported --the perfect conditions of plentiful targets with bad security that draw in attackers."
zdnet.com/article/around-62-of

The Illustrated TLS Connection: Every byte of a TLS 1.2 connection explained and reproduced.

tls.ulfheim.net/

#tls #https #security #cybersecurity #infosec

PeerTube, federated video streaming platform, reached first stable release. It’s in the final testing stage, the official announcement is due Monday.

fediverse.party/en/post/peertu

The facts are corroborated: the NSA conducted mass surveillance of innocent Americans’ private communications for years. It’s time we got a real chance to hold the government accountable for this violation of privacy.
eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/new-

If you can't fire up an SSH client, then you aren't tall enough to get on this ride.

A while back I wrote a simple PHP script, called it a bot, but then got bored of it. Level 0 achieved. 👏

Write a bot that everybody thinks is a human and put it on Mastodon. Maybe basic tech support? Level 1 not yet unlocked.

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