Thursday, June 30, 2022

Get to know the signs

from here (image source)

If you've never tried to lift one of those signs before you should give it a try. You might be surprised, and you'll probably never use them like this ever again.

Jake Davis: How We Hack The Planet


Watch on YouTube

I've seen a number of talks with Jake Davis, and he's good at telling funny stories, but this one includes a story about meeting up with Aaron Barr (of HBGary Federal fame), which makes it extra interesting.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Loose lips sink tanks?

from here and here

Apparently there are many people who can't keep a secret, even if it's part of their job.

Patch My Ride

found on Izismile

As inconvenient as software updates for your car might be, at least it's better than crashing the car.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

In ur devicez, spreadin meowlware

from here and here (image source)

From the looks of it, pair programming can be useful even if you're just modding scripts.

You're Like A Software Update sticker

Product Page

Is this the kind of message you want to send to your coworkers? That's fine if it is, I'm sure we've all been there.

Monday, June 27, 2022

Signs that privacy might be dead

from here and here (image source)

As much as we might hate to admit it, there are many signs out there that people just don't think that privacy is valuable anymore. This public restroom is one such example. I've heard that sharing is caring, but I can't decide which is worse: pooping with friends or pooping with strangers.

American Lock-ic

found on Acid Cow

You can't convince me this isn't art. It may not be a painting but it sure does remind me of American Gothic

Friday, June 24, 2022

Don't just wipe it, doggone it

from here (image source)

Is the data really unrecoverable? I suppose the actual memory chip(s) might be small enough to have survived this superficial chewing, but if you let it go for long enough it won't matter how small the chips are.

The PIN Protector Pup

found on eBaum's World

It doesn't take much to protect against shoulder surfing at the ATM. A bark here, a growl there, it's all about getting advanced warning.