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Awesome read about Meltdown protection, crazy kernel stuff and the collaboration between , and blog.cooperi.net/a-long-two-mo

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Liebe TL, kennt ihr ein queer-freundliches Unternehmen in Karlsruhe, das eine Softwareentwicklerin sucht?

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There's a reason there's only one-letter difference from "eval" to "evil"

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as a reminder, be aware that websites now install javascript you have no awareness of into your browser and run it in the background, also without your awareness.

in firefox, if you go to about:debugging and click "workers" you can see all the javascripts running in the background on your firefox for the benefit of others
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Successfully switched from iwm(4) 7265 to an 8265 in my Thinkpad T450s.

Let's see if this makes my wireless problems under go away...

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The Future of Fediverse Show more

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More details from @jasperla "Thanks to Ben Gras of VUSec for sharing an early version the research paper with us. More details will be made public soon as ''" mail-archive.com/source-change // CC: @_xhr_

Next proper tool every serious Information Security team needs! The attribution dice. Whenever senior mgmt asks for someone to blame we can roll the dice.

Helpful tool number 3 after the "severity pendulum" and determining the root cause by reading goat bones.

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Julia Reda (EU, MEP pirate party)
'We will take this fight to plenary and still hope to #SaveYourInternet'

'Some are blaming the EU for the vote for #UploadFilters and #LinkTax, but don’t be fooled: Anti-EU politicians like #ENF voted in favour of both articles! Without them, the Link Tax would have been rejected. Now help me #FixCopyright in the plenary vote in July'

infografic about who voted what about to follow.

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Thank you #OpenBSD for disabling HyperThreading on Intel. I could not agree more.

HyperThreading was a mis-guided attempt at improving performance of Java threads by copying the SPARC processors without having the SPARC architecture… as usual with these marketing-driven issues it is coming back to bite Intel (and us…).

I never, literally never, ran a piece of code benefitting from HyperThreading nor ever heard anyone brag about it.

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Paper about Intel CPU flaw is out:
“LazyFP: Leaking FPU Register State using Microarchitectural Side-Channels”

blog.cyberus-technology.de/ima

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Pretty cool that since blender now uses peertube, you can just follow @blender from here 😻

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Woot. The diff to disable SMT (aka Hyperthreading) just landed in -current.

You can now disable SMT via a sysctl. The default is disabled.

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Where's the Tolkien fans at?

Noticed my 1973 copy of The Hobbit has a message on the inside cover.

Can anyone translate?

Dear fellow users and developers. What's your suggestion for a well-supported ThinkPad model?

//cc @stsp @benno @phessler @kn