Friday, June 15, 2018

Almost as disappointing as the finger command

from here

What better way to celebrate 10 years of bad security jokes than with a bad security joke?

No Terrminators Allowed

found on Imgur

Thanks to Alex Girard for providing the most important CAPTCHA in the world. This is how we prevent judgement day and stop the robot uprising.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

I don't want a device that dies the same time as your company

from here

A company going bankrupt is a really stupid reason for a toaster or a light bulb to stop working. If people realized that the A in the CIA triad was so unreliable in IoT devices, the market would look a lot different.

If you wanna use my card you'll have to pay first

found on Meme XYZ

I suppose it could still be used as proof of age while maxed out, but that's no skin off my nose.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Gives new meaning to finding malware in the wild

from here (source article)

It's not like cyber criminals care who they harm. If there's money to be made by botting wildlife preserves, someone is going to do it.

Petty Pranks: How to annoy a phone scammer


Watch on YouTube

I wish I had the patience to do this sort of thing. Unfortunately I get mad too quickly and confront the scammers and that generally ends the call.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

If the hackers don't get you the volatility will

from here

It kind of doesn't matter how safe you keep your coins. They could be in a hardware wallet, they could be in cold storage. They could be in a vault buried under ground. It doesn't matter because other people losing their money causes you to lose money too. Even if the number of coins you own doesn't change, their value still can and does when breaches happen. Your coins aren't safe until everyone's are safe - which will be never.