My new hobby: launching vim in full screen mode at the Apple store
If you want to use a free open alternative to MeetUp right now, there's GetTogether:
It's currently got a lot of IT-related groups, but it can be used for any topic.
You can follow GetTogether on here:
If you want to help with its development, the source code is here:
Mozilla is shutting down their IRC servers and moving to Discord, a proprietary chat service.
Hey Mozilla, aren't we forgetting something here? Our very own "Mozilla Pledge for a Healthy Internet” states:
> Principle 2 The internet is a global public resource that must remain open and accessible.
> Principle 6 The effectiveness of the internet as a public resource depends upon interoperability (protocols, data formats, content), innovation and decentralized participation worldwide.
Docker Hub Hacked – 190k accounts, GitHub tokens revoked, Builds disabled https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19763413
2+ million IoT devices vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks, allowing attackers to steal passwords:
– the website contains a list, so you can check if your devices are vulnerable
– CVE-2019-11219, CVE-2019-11220
– mitigation: dispose your vulnerable devices, or block OUTBOUND traffic to 32100/udp
Heads up to all #Riot users: with the recent attack on @matrix' infrastructure, it's possible that Riot's Google Play version got compromised. This doesn't affect Riot's F-Droid version. Just as Riot started to do now, F-Droid has always signed all its apps on an inaccessible, offline machine. For more information, see https://riot.im/reinstall
To avoid maintenance overhead, however, it's likely to happen that F-Droid users must also change the app in near future. Still, there's no need to act now.
Hi, here's our April Progress Update for the Librem 5:
#SuperTuxKart is a free open game similar to Mario Kart, featuring open source mascots as the main characters.
The latest version (1.0) was released a couple of days ago, and introduces online multiplayer 🌐
There's also a story mode, single player, local multiplayer, various game types and lots of mods.
It's available for Linux, Mac, Windows and Android:
@ChrisWere did a detailed video about it a while ago, which includes gameplay footage:
OpenSSH 8.0 available:
– contains mitigations for an scp vulnerability (CVE-2019-6111)
– adds experimental post-quantum key exchange method, based on a combination of Streamlined NTRU Prime 4591^761 and X25519
– increases the default RSA key size to 3072 bits
– includes several bug fixes
@tom79 - Fedilab developer who is adding first class pixelfed support to the mobile app!
@switchingsocial - An amazing collection of ethical, easy-to-use and privacy-conscious alternatives
Facebook always in the news. This time: Millions of passwords of Instagram users stored in plaintext:
– millions of plaintext passwords of Instagram and Facebook users were accessible to Facebook
– besides, Facebook stored 1.5 million records of users without their consent or knowledge
Ola Bini #softwarelibrearen, #pribatutasunaren eta #jakintzaaskearen aldeko ekintzalea da. Ekuadorreko poliziak apirilaren 11an atxilotu zuen Japoniara zihoan hegazkin bat hartu behar zuenean eta irregulartasun nabarmenak aurkitu dituzte bere atxiloketan. Software librearen aldeko komuniateak bere askatasuna exijitzeko kanpaina hasi du: https://freeolabini.org/es/statement/
Ola Bini (ere) gure laguna da eta gaur egun Ekuadorreko injustiziaren preso politikoa da! Bihar gu izan gintezke #freeolabini