Friday, September 21, 2018

Putting the cat in catphishing

found on Acid Cow

Of all the cool facts about tigers on this page, this one about them imitating the sound of other animals to attract prey is the most surprising to me. I never knew they were capable of that kind of social engineering.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

The G in G-Man must be for Gulag

from here

Punishing people with valuable work experience in a high paying industry? Lots of people want to know how to sign up for punishment like that, especially people who've worked their butt off to prove themselves without breaking the law.

If you're wondering what could possibly go wrong when rewarding rule breakers, I guess we're going to find out soon enough.

System administrators hate him

found on Stickley On Security blog

There's got to be a better way to get your kicks than risking your ... data.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

How to make your surveillance camera blend into the background

from here (image source)

And in case you're wondering, you too can hide your surveillance cameras with this wallpaper. Think of it as backwards camouflage.

How safe is a hotel safe?


Watch on YouTube

I'm sure this isn't representative of all hotel safes, but it's still enough to make me doubt arbitrary hotel safes are safe.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Royal Bank of Scamland

from here

 If nobody has ever told you this before - don't click in links in emails purporting to be from your bank, Paypal, or really anything where you have an account. Chances are it's a scheme to break into that account.

All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in the rain

found on Imgur