youtube's recommendation algorithm is SCARY bad. It seems to be 100% intent on sandboxing you into watching the same shit over and over

Are there any or related mastodon instances?

If not I might spin one up to see if there’s interest.

Just signed up for . Fun to see so many familiar faces.

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Israel spent US$3.5 million in for the 2018 U.S. midterm elections. But when Russia spends a few thousand dollars on facebook ads, they are pure evil.

telesurenglish.net/analysis/5-

An IPv6 packet walks into a bar. Nobody talks to him.

RT @ExtinctionR
Thousands of young people hammering on the gates of Downing Street. “What do we want? CLIMATE JUSTICE! When do we want it? NOW!”

Any comment, @theresa_may? Or is it just business as usual?

~=8 Character Passwords Are Dead=~

New benchmark from the Hashcat Team shows a 2080Ti GPU passing 100 Billion password guesses per second (NTLM hash).

This means that the entire keyspace, or every possible combination of:
- Upper
- Lower
- Number
- Symbol

...of an 8 character password can be guessed in:

~2.5 hours

(8x 2080Ti GPUs against NTLM Windows hash)

@dildog peace is what all true warriors strive for

I wish allowed to update over cellular instead of insisting on wifi.

I don't have wifi and have very fast unlimited cellular. Whenever there's an update I have to go find wifi.

No big deal but it would be a nice feature.

Is two factor authentication such a pain in the rear end that it’s costing the economy millions? Do you feel safe having a Google Nest in your home? And don’t get caught by a catfisher this Valentine’s Day.

All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by B J Mendelson.

smashingsecurity.com/115

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If you hold a Unix shell up to your ear, can you hear the C?

#Searx is an open source search engine which combines results from 70 other search engines while stripping away their trackers.

You can try it out on any public Searx instance, for example:

searx.me

If you run a server, you can also install your own Searx instance:

asciimoo.github.io/searx

It also works through @torproject if you want an extra layer of privacy.

#AlternativesAtoZ #SearchEngines

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Infosec Exchange

A Mastodon instance for info/cyber security-minded people.