The mail loop from hell.
this is amazing. https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1663 "Logitech Keyboard opens WebSocket server with no authentication"
This is my favourite blog on the interwebs, and this is its latest entry: https://www.pagetable.com/?p=1002 .
No, seriously. I've been following it for like twelve or thirteen years I think. Some of the hacks there are absolutely amazing.
Have fun this December, too!
Proof of concept project for operating Broadcom Wi-Fi chips as arbitrary signal transmitters similar to software-defined radios (SDRs)
This is bloody amazing.
"Meanwhile, regular civilian users view these platforms as ordinary extensions of physical public and social spaces – the new public square, with a bit of a pollution problem. Academic leaders and technologists wonder if faster fact checking might solve the problem, and attempt to engage in good-faith debate about whether moderation is censorship. There’s a fundamental disconnect here, driven by underestimation and misinterpretation. "
Linux documentation is really bad sometimes. Like:
"NOTE: Do not use anonymous read/write servers. [Goes on to explain the security risks of this]"
What follows after this note, you might ask?
AN EXAMPLE OF HOW TO SETUP AN ANONYMOUS READ/WRITE SERVER.
This chilling quote from Bullshit Jobs describes the software services/outsourcing industry to perfection: https://lobste.rs/s/fsvkqx/bulshit_jobs_excerpt_about_open_source .
Fun read of the day: The Dutch government commissioned a general data protection impact assessment on the processing of data about the use of Microsoft Office
My favourite part: "Currently, Microsoft provides no comprehensive documentation, settings or data viewer tool for
an accurate overview of the Office telemetry data. There is limited documentation about the
audit logs and system-generated event logs, but no information about the [...] telemetry data."
#AllInOneAlternatives are sites that offer a range of privacy-aware decentralised alternatives.
We poke fun at script kiddies, but if the script is easy enough, it's dangerous :). https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/gy7qm9/how-i-made-imsi-catcher-cheap-amazon-github
Apple T2 Security Chip Overview https://www.apple.com/euro/mac/shared/docs/Apple_T2_Security_Chip_Overview.pdf (PDF) #apple #security https://t.co/QvwjU77ZdW
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