Friday, July 31, 2015

Now About That Fire Alarm

from here

It amazes me when technical people tell me they don't get reports of viruses on computers that don't have antivirus. Exactly what do you think generates the virus reports?

Real Hackers Have Elliptic Curves. End The Impossible Stereotypes For Hackers

found on wanna joke

What's funny is not that Gottfrid Svartholm in the lower picture looks so much like Shaggy from the Scooby Doo movies - what's funny is that Matthew Lillard, who actually played Shaggy in the Scooby Doo movies, also played a role in a movie called Hackers that arguably represented the eclecticism of real life hackers (like Gottfrid Svartholm) better than Chris Hemsworth did in the movie Blackhat (which the upper picture is from).

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Nobody Tell The Criminals, OK?

from here (source image)

At first I was thinking that the only thing this sign was missing was a picture of the undercover officer(s), but then it occurred to me: what if there are no officers?

Well You're Not Wrong, But...

found on the meta picture

Advertising must be difficult for Hormel (the makers of Spam).

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Open Wide

from here (source image)

Yes, there really is a group called Goatse Security.

So That's What Motivates Users

found on the chive

Maybe InfoSec needs to team up with adult entertainment companies to help drive positive changes in user behaviour. After all, if using sex as bait works for the bad guys, maybe we should try learning from them.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Some Kind Of Tool Perhaps?

from here (source image)

You're not supposed to be able to tell what's inside a package (ahem), but in order to make that work you need a lot more padding to disguise the form of the contents. As it happens, that goes for certain kinds of hidden communication, too.