Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Your Expectations Are Too Damn High

from here (source image)

This comic about Keith Alexander was inspired by David Auerbach.

Are You Qualified For The Position?

tweeted by Swati Khandelwal

Thanks to Swati Khandelwal for tweeting this (hopefully) tall tale. This could get you a job or jail.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Problem With Being Able To See Too Much

from here (source image)

I wonder if privacy starts to lose meaning to system administrators too.

If There Were No Guns The World Would Be Way Better

found on memebase

I think the world would be a much better place if there were no exploits. Then we could finally focus on the important things, like dumpster diving, and how to pick a lock with a hair pin.

Monday, July 28, 2014

On The Internet Of Things Nothing Will Be Up To Date

from here

You think people will be anymore conscientious about updating their refrigerators than they are about updating their word processors?

Privacy Monitor

The actual instructions for this can be found on Instructables. I'm surprised I haven't heard of anyone doing this to a laptop screen so that they can enjoy watching porn on airplanes. Although, if you're a road warrior, this could also help avoid shoulder surfers from seeing confidential info too.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Better Not Be Storing Passwords In Plaintext Form

from here
If your bank is enforcing simplicity requirements instead of complexity requirements, maybe you should find a safer bank.