Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Update Insanity: Rebooting multiple times and expecting different results

from here

You have to wonder what Microsoft expects from subsequent reboots that it doesn't get from the first one.

Maybe we should have gotten a working cat instead of a working group

found on I Can Has Cheezburger

For all the good the working group did, the worm is still prevalent in the wild 10 years later. Maybe the cat can do what the working group couldn't.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

How to tell when a cyber-criminal has OCD

from here

It's weird when someone returns part of the money they stole, but when that makes the remainder a nice round number, I can't help but think they cared more about the look of the number than they did the actual money.

It's certainly not going to reduce the sentence when they get caught.

Attribution is hard

found on Funny Junk

Just because a particular narrative for what you think happened sounds plausible, doesn't mean that's what actually happened.

Monday, January 14, 2019

And it's even designed for when things 'go dark'

from here (source article)

Ring, ring, ring, ring, ring, ring, ring, surveillance phone.

I'm sure it's just a coincidence that an object commonly criticized for being a tracking device you can make calls on (aka a cell phone) has mirrored the Intelligence Community on a number of points, including the fact that we wouldn't even know about it right now if it hadn't been for a leak. Talk about going the extra mile.... for a coincidence.

If you're lonely and you know it, take the call

found on Imgur

What's sad is that some people will take the call anyway because of exactly that reason.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Pay no attention to the abandoned building they're taking you to

from here

Trading situational awareness for entertainment in an environment you inherently can't trust is a terrible idea.