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-what're you doing with that 2KB of RAM?
-sending people to the moon

-what're you doing with that 1.5GB of RAM?
-running Slack

Twitter notifying about random stuff now?

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"This salt was collected from the Himalayas. It has been there for millions of years"
"Also, it expires next year, somewhere around november"

I can confirm the YubKey 4 nano works for GnuPG on OpenBSD. Thanks to Fabio Niephaus for letting me try his.

Samsung To Let Proper Linux Distros Run on Galaxy Smartphones: m.slashdot.org/story/332581

Anyone know if a YubiKey 4 nano works on OpenBSD?

If your Yubikey *is* vulnerable, Yubico will send you a new one for no charge: yubico.com/keycheck/verify_man

If you are using RSA keys generated by yubikey 4 (version < 4.3.5) then you should probably make some new keys (off-chip): yubico.com/support/security-ad

I love how in A Clockwork Orange, Alex refers to Crosley Cruiser style record players as "picnic spinners". Appending this to my vocab :)

"We made our way around the conference asking people to give us a clear explanation of blockchain and to explain why it was so exciting...Many struggled to sum it up in a sentence. "

bbc.co.uk/news/technology-4169 mastodon.social/media/mbmHEErC

Just finished "2001: A Space Odyssey" by Arthur C. Clarke.

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To those that contribute to , thank you. It's a project which definitely makes my sysadmin/email life easier.


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researcher about the mikrotik silent patch.

>I allowed OpenBSD to patch silently myself. I never allow MikroTek that. Unless CERT/CC allowed them, they broke embargo without permission


Side note: It's funny that CERT/CC can decide who can do early patches no?

cc: @phessler @stsp

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If you're sick, stay home from work

Thanks from us healthy folks

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The signify keys for the upcoming 6.2 release:

base: RWRVWzAMgtyg7g27STK1h1xA6RIwtjex6Vr5Y9q5SC5q5+b0GN4lLhfu
fw: RWSbA8C2TPUQLi48EqHtg7Rx7KGDt6E/2d8OeJinGZPbpoqGRxA0N2oW