Friday, October 20, 2017

So much for that secret

from here

I imagine pot heads are more interested in Doritos than in OpSec, but if that guy on the bus today knows what's good for him, he'll avoid interacting with police until after laundry day.

They don't call him Wrecks for nothing

found on Dog Time

I've seen enough hacker cats for the time being. It's time for a pupper to show it's l33t skillz.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

A bit of knowledge doesn't always go a long way

from here

It must be tough for ransomware makers to have to explain cryptocurrency to their technologically impaired victims. Good. They deserve that suffering at the very least.

How to tell if you have shitty locks

found on Lock Pick Blog

Think about it - if all it takes is an hour of learning to be able to open any door in your house, then maybe it's a little too easy to get into your house.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

When Israel hacks an antivirus company

from here

Well, it is a conspiracy theory. Is it worthy of Conspiracy Keanu? You be the judge.

I'm sure it's just a coincidence that the two countries involved in Stuxnet are also involved in indicting the company that uncovered it.

What a conundrum

found on Me.me


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

We don't need no stinkin' WiFi

from here (source image)

The main problem with forgoing wireless in favour of wired networking (because perhaps you don't trust wireless anymore) is mobile computing. There are solutions, sort of, but not good ones.

VPNs would probably be better than longer cables.

(The captions are derived from "We don't need no stinkin' badges" and "You're gonna need a bigger boat", because I can help by mix my memetic metaphors)