Monday, January 15, 2018

Shave and a haircut, 2 BTC

from here

Long ago there was a time when the cost of a shave and haircut really did amount to 2 bitcoins, but those days are long gone now.

Panda Pentesters

found on Dump A Day

Y'know, if they could actually use tools as small as lock picks I wouldn't put it past that one to actually try to pick that lock. Expressing curiosity about locks is exactly how people start to become lock pickers.

Friday, January 12, 2018

I hope you like clicking

from here

They can be really useful tools in the fight against malware, but boy are they high maintenance.

Ixnay on the asswordpay

found on Panda Strike

Transforming simple words using well known transformation rules doesn't make those simple words suitable for passwords, because password crackers already know those rules and try to use them to break passwords.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

When is a smart safe not?

from here
If your smart safe can be opened this way, I don't think it should qualify as smart or safe:

It's hard to imagine any kind of quality control went into this, to be honest. Surely a safe has to pass rigorous tests, doesn't it?

Place your bets

found on MemeBase

Sometimes the simplest ways are the best.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Hootercoins for everyone

from here (source article)

Kodakcoins, Whoppercoins, Hootercoins, Long Island Iced Tea Coins. Seems like the blockchain has the Midas Touch. I can't imagine the effects will be long lasting, however.

Lost: One residential porch

found on Wanna Joke

If you ever find yourself thinking you have nothing that criminals want, just remember you have no idea what criminals want.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

iFaith won't save you this time

from here

Admittedly Apple products are spared from a great deal of the security monkey-business that Windows or Android users have to put up with, but don't let that lull you into a false sense of security. This is one of those times when even Apple devices are at risk, so vigilance will serve you better than smugness this time.

So that's the American health care plan

found on MemeGuy

I mean, if they can't keep you healthy, at least they can keep your info safe by keeping you out of the system in the first place.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Methinks the US Government doth protest too much

from here

If it's true that Americans first started to wonder about a connection between Kaspersky and Russian intelligence in 2012, then it presents an interesting timeline, since the indirect connection between McAfee and US intelligence was revealed just one year earlier.

I thought you only had to take off your shoes

found on Steemit

Surely there are ways of detecting dangerous items there without asking for an eye-full.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Maybe it was on the whitelist

from here (source image)

You know, because it's white.

Actually I think practically everyone has to go through some kind of screening, probably because that's the kind of confused thinking that might occur if you asked people who got their jobs from pizza boxes to follow a whitelisting protocol.

How to undersell your deterrent

found on the Daily Mail

If you're looking to break into a house and are fully prepared to deal with Fido, you better hope the house you're breaking into used and accurate sign or you might find a moose charging at you.

This momma doesn't even seem to like photographers taking pictures of her offspring.