At 3,30 pm we will present MaadiX. How it works and new challenges on how to improve security on self hosted plarforms #FOSDEM2020 https://fosdem.org/2020/schedule/event/dip_maadix/ #FOSDEM
More than half a million GPS trackers expose location data of children and allow access to the microphone. This is the config:
Default password: "123456".
Web application: HTTP
JSON requests: plain text
How could it go wrong?
URGENTE: El Parlamento Europeo va a votar este mismo mes (26-28) la Directiva Europea sobre Derechos de Autor, que incluye los temidos #artículo13 y #artículo11, que harán más difícil emprender en Europa, dañarán la libertad de expresión y ayudarán a consolidar los monopolios digitales de #facebook (incluido #instagram) y #google - 1/4
89% of official government websites of EU member states contain 3rd party ad tracking
112 ad tracking companies are monitoring EU citizens across EU public sector websites
82% of official EU government websites are harbouring Google marketing trackers
130 companies signed an open letter initiated by @nextcloud urging MEPs to vote against #Article11 & #Article13: https://nextcloud.com/blog/130-eu-businesses-sign-open-letter-against-copyright-directive-art-11-13/
You can never trust a third party #VPN provider. That's why MaadiX allows you to run your own VPN on your own server
#ICANN warns about possible attacks on the Domain Name System. Use full DNSSEC deployment to protect the internet
Mobile and TV: the gold mine of data brokers. They sell information to politicians for their campaigns and to other agents.
Anti-abortion groups bought data about women attending clinics and pushed ads promoting alternatives to abortion #PrivacyMatters
Code.org has support from Amazon, Google, Microsoft... ask the community to reveal contacts of their teachers friends to include them in the AmazonFutureEngineer program, blackmail of opportunities to train young students by keeping them locked in their own technology.
The International Federation of Journalists, along with the European Federations of Journalists put out a statement noting that #Article11 "makes a mockery" of their rights and will only serve to help publishers strip the journalists of their own rights
We need more Silicon Valley #whistleblowers. Let's collaborate to the #crowdfunding for the campaign calling on employees of Silicon Valley companies to blow the whistle on unethical uses of technology
This is very much like dictatorships. #Facebook adds you to its blacklist if you express criticism of the company or it could warn the police if a bot detects that you are sad and you could commit suicide.
Lool..#Cpytight Autotroll: Sony Using Copyright To Take Down Its Own Anti-Piracy Propaganda
~=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:
...of an 8 character password can be guessed in:
(8x 2080Ti GPUs against NTLM Windows hash)
A clear example of how security is used as an excuse to spy on you. #Facebook maintains a list of users who've made threatening statements against the company. Facebook security employees are questioning the ethics of these practices
Happy "I love Free Software" Day to everybody and thanks to all those working behind each Free Software project. #ilovefs
EU Moves Forward With Art.13 even though no one supports it: The internet companies and even the legacy copyright companies insist it's too lenient on the internet #Copyrightdirective
The fear and uncertainty generated by surveillance inhibit activity more than any action by the police
Gmail Bugs Allow Changing From: Field and Spoofing Recipient's Address.
After been warned about that, the issue still persists
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