Thursday, March 21, 2019

Still not quite private enough

found on Reddit

No matter how much computer technology you use to keep your browsing private, playing with your privates in a public space is not private and will be seen.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Now how will we protect our brainwaves?

from here

Thanks to Rob Rosenberger for making me think about tin-foil hats in connection with Norsk Hydro's ransomware incident.

You reap what you sow, kitty

found on I Can Has Cheezburger

No doubt this cat invades your privacy while you're on the pot, so I see nothing wrong with returning the favour.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Just think of the database as ReadReady

from here

Collecting the BreedReady status of millions of women seems pretty darn creepy, but who knows, maybe there is a legitimate reason for it (and the programmer just picked a really creepy column name - seems difficult to escape some level of creepiness).

Didn't see that coming

found on Meme Base

I hope she's just sitting on the barrier. Either that or she used to be a magician's assistant before a horrible workplace accident, because I'm pretty sure we don't actually have camouflage that good yet.

Monday, March 18, 2019

MySpace must have a lot more free space now

from here

I can't imagine many people are going to give MySpace another chance after they lost more than a decade of data. Their job was to keep the data their users uploaded safe and available and they failed in a rather spectacular way. If you thought MySpace was dead before...

I know what you're providing and it ain't managed security

found on Imgur

If you're thinking of selling managed security as a service, you better be able to provide your own employees with security services (like facilities for sharing documents securely) before you try offering them to others. Otherwise you're just providing bullshit with a fancy name. According to the Imgur post, not every provider sees it that way.