Monday, September 27, 2021

More data, more problems

from here

Companies need to figure out how to operate with the barest minimum of our data possible. Storing vast amounts of data may be becoming a liability for them, but even then we bare a disproportionate amount of the consequences for something someone else did wrong. Nothing happens to companies, but plenty happens to us.

Those other locks didn't mean anything me

found on Dump A Day

Treat your locks right. Don't abuse them or misuse them or they won't keep you as secure as they could.

Friday, September 24, 2021

That's gonna be a nope from me, dawg

from here and here

If the NSA and CIA are blocking ads, maybe disabling adblock isn't such a good idea after all. Maybe the advertising industry needs to clean up their act so that the government isn't pinning a giant hazard label on them..

When you forget about the bad guys

found on Funny Junk

Sometimes we use security controls more out of habit than anything else. We forget why they're there and why we need them and so we sort of go through the motions and don't get any benefits as a result.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Sometimes you want more than just 2 step verification

from here and here (image source)

I suppose the passwords may have a lot of repetition in them if you're travelling on a perfectly smooth surface, so find somewhere bumpy to run to add extra randomness to them.

The Password - The Office US

Watch on YouTube

It's funny because it's true, unfortunately. There are lots and lots of businesses out there that either don't take security very seriously or don't know what they're doing. That's often why it's so easy for cybercriminals to breach them.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Biometrics, how do they work?

from here and here (image source)

Is this a real mistake that people make? I don't know, but I do know that people do make mistakes with biometrics. Try as we might to make idiot-proof systems, the universe just keeps making bigger and better idiots.

Can't get any privacy

found on Funny Junk

I can't get no-o

Private spaces

They've got cell phones in

All the places

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Pistol Pooch is on patrol

from here and here (image source)

I'm not sure how hes' supposed to draw that gun out of it's holster(?) and I wouldn't want to stick around to find out. 

Your Password Was Weak So I Renamed Your Dog sticker

Product Page

If you must use your pet's name as your password then there's only one way for you to have a stronger password.