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@guizzy @lain I'm really pretty tired of this "Pleroma/GNU Social/SomethingElse is Nazi software/space" bullshit.

I had a StatusNet account until Evan killed identi.ca years ago; a shit-ton of great people I talk with here every day have accounts on Pleroma or GNU Social. Some are their developers.

benefited handsomely from there being a large community of dedicated people in Fediverse before Mastodon was a thing. Let's acknowledge that and stop being so condescending.

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time! I'm a hacktivist, free software advocate, strong supporter of free and open internet. Used to be a policy hacker. Co-founded the Warsaw Hackerspace.

Currently trying to make sure journalists at @OCCRP have the tools and training to safely expose corruption and organized crime.

Also, I bake bread, sail, and dance Lindy Hop. So, there's that.

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@Wolf480pl
> A human can do anything given a getty

This should be a bumper-sticker 🤣

Oh for fuck's sake. KMail now decided it will stop detecting my private key and not encrypt e-mails. Just like that. Played with settings, restarted KMail and , rebooted, nothing seems to help.

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@rysiek haven’t seen this sort of nonsense since Sony’s rootkit.

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@rysiek my tcpdump(1) has -E:

-E Use spi@ipaddr algo:secret for decrypting IPsec ESP packets that
are addressed to addr and contain Security Parameter Index value
spi. This combination may be repeated with comma or newline sep‐
aration.

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The Ramo-Wooldridge RW-400 "Polymorphic" computer of 1960 seems to have been an early attempt at a client-server LAN? Graphical terminals, a 'switch', multiple computers with 1K magnetic core buffers. "Designed to service the first spy satellite". From what I can tell it failed, but it's super interesting!

And love those neologisms: Teleputers! Intellectronic! Transfluxors! Interrogation Module!

drumshtick.com/gjc/bryan.html

computer.org/csdl/proceedings/ mastodon.social/media/LnvCtT-I

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@slipstream @rysiek @cacahuatl it'd be a shame if folks started POSTing random data that was base64 encoded to that url

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@rysiek @cacahuatl well, decided to analyse this in more detail, by disassembling the inno setup script (pascalscript) bytecode.

when clicking Next on serial page, at some point CHECKFORAMARTPB() is called.

this function calls SENDLOGDATA() if upper(fullname) == "AMAR TPB".

which runs the chrome stealer, base64s the output and POSTs to installLog.flightsimlabs.com/L (
LogTxt=<base64'd output>)

hope nobody's MITMing you! mastodon.social/media/JkyoE1O9

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@rysiek It was seeing some of the bad things which happen with proprietary software, and which are usually unreported, which was one of the things which got me into FOSS in the first place.

Oh... wow:
arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/02

Flight-sim devs say hidden password-dump tool was used to fight pirates
Installer ran a "Chrome Password Dump" tool on copies suspected of piracy.

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OK, let's go back to serious things: #TLS 1.3 is in #IETF Last Call. Last chance to be heard about the new version of the #encryption protocol. mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/msg/

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Very happy to announce the release of Fork Awesome 1.0. A fork of the iconic font and CSS toolkit known as Font Awesome.

forkawesome.github.io/Fork-Awe

With the release of this fork, you'll now find icons for open source projects such as , , , , etc.

We've hopefully also made the process of contributing a lot more easier.

Thx to @KnowPresent & @n8 for the support. mastodon.social/media/Dcdq4C82

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NEW INVESTIGATION: #Cameroon's President Paul #Biya's reported official salary is $271 per month, not counting bonuses. OCCRP reporters have gone through the public record regarding his private trips. Read the story here: occrp.org/en/28-ccwatch/cc-wat

Cameroon’s president, Paul Biya, likes to travel abroad. As a result, he’s missed some far-reaching events in the country he rules from afar.

His country’s citizens have become increasingly frustrated with his repeated absences.