Monday, October 24, 2016

Who DDoSes A DNS Provider?

from here and here

In reality there's a very big difference between taking down the entire Internet and taking down just part of it. There are all sorts of ways to monetize the latter. Nobody seems to want to draw that distinction, however, and if you are the one booted off the Internet, does it really matter that someone on the other side of the globe can still get online?

Whitney Avalon: Why I Love The New Facebook Timeline

Watch on YouTube

Wow, that's a creepy poem. Creepy but true. Do you know what's on your timeline?

Friday, October 21, 2016

What Does The Government Think Front Doors Are For?

from here

You just know it won't be long before the government starts asking for "front doors" again. Those bad ideas never go away for good, they just take a vacation until the government can find more favourable circumstances. Someone ought to explain to them what front doors really are and make them own up to actually wanting back doors.

When The Shoe Is On The Other Foot

found on Imgur

Those who would take away our privacy really should have to experience the same thing for themselves.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Oh Security Vendors, You So Silly

from here

I don't know what the vendors at SECTor were thinking, but that's definitely what they were doing.

People Shouldn't Have To Stand For This Behaviour

found on Imgur

Pretty sure someone dumb enough to make such a request isn't going to find actual terrorists any time soon.