#IT (and #InfoSec) titles and descriptions are mostly #BS https://blog.infosecworrier.dk/2018/07/it-and-infosec-titles-and-descriptions.html
GDPR is an identity thief's dream ticket to Europeans' data
techpol, colonialism, public comment opp
amazon is trying to get the .amazon domain over the objections of every country in the basin. ICANN approved it but it's in a public comment period now.
place you have to sign up to tell them to fuck themselves: https://gtldcomment.icann.org/createuserprofile
Battlestar Galactica is retrocomputing fiction. Alien supervirus wipes out all modern tech. Really ingenius justification for the retro/naval aesthetic.
Also plausible minus the alien part. Cyber-warriors get enough ahead of defensive tech that we just need to unplug it and start over. Not one super-virus but a constant barrage of them.
"Recently, when I logged into the Mastodon instance sunbeam.city—a “Libertarian Socialist solarpunk instance”—I found a photo of someone’s blooming spider plant next to a conversation about the consequences of ethical transparency in hierarchical systems. It struck me as the quintessential early-Internet experience."
My really good podcast ideas
“Eating Bass & Taking Names”
A podcast about dating as a Fisherman.
“Kiss my Ash”
Pokemon chat on whether Mr. Mime was Ash’s real dad the whole time.
“The People vs Homer Simpson”
Simpson podcast about how it was only good for 6 seasons.
Game debates on whether EA will ever put out a good game ever again.
“All the Shingle Ladies”
Where we discuss seasonal vaccines & their importance to the pediatric and geriatric communities.
Conservatives: All life is worth protecting.
Conservatives: Get fucked.
TransMan: I mean, Transmen can get pregna-
Conservatives: Get fucked.
Poor woman: I can't afford a chil-
Conservatives: Get fucked, then put it up for adoption.
Gay couple: Oooh, we would love to-
Conservatives: No, get fucked.
Notorious forum for account-thieves hacked, login and messages stolen and dumped
Yeah, I inadvertently learned the same thing three years back.
'senior' tech staff = 'I have already learned from thousands of mistakes.' 😀
Things I inadvertently learned today:
Do not ever have a removable drive in your /etc/fstab without setting the 'noauto' option, unless you want all sorts of headaches the next time you have an unplanned reboot of a server.
On the plus side, I learned how to get back into an encrypted drive from a live CD, so that's new and exciting.
> Readers believed that cryptography was a kind of magic security dust that they could sprinkle over their software and make it secure. That they could invoke magic spells like “128-bit key” and “public-key infrastructure.”
> Since writing the book, I have made a living as a cryptography consultant: designing and analyzing security systems[...] I found that the weak points had nothing to do with the mathematics. They were in the hardware, the software, the networks, and the people.
I'm a brazilian Computer Science undergrad who loves InfoSec, specially forensics and post-exploitation stuff!
A Mastodon instance for info/cyber security-minded people.