Friday, August 16, 2019

Good morning, campers

from here (image source)

Frankly, I find the idea of a face recognition infused summer camp to be horrifying, but not all that surprising. Our society affords even fewer rights and freedoms than it does adults.

No protection is perfect

found on Reddit

This sign outside The Little Shop Of Pleasures is technically correct (which is the best kind of correct), but on the other hand if a condom could protect you from a bus it probably wouldn't be much fun for what it's intended for.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Ransomware makes me wannacry

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I think I would have gone with a little less colour consistency (it looks more like a ransom note font than something someone actually cut&pasted together from magazine clippings), but it's definitely a clever turn of phrase. Also, you can get the design on a bunch of other things besides various articles of clothing.

The Suprema example of how not to do security

from here

When your job is protecting things but you don't bother protecting your customer's information it's pretty much always going to wind up being a fail.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

There are no planes, just computers with wings

from here

I would feel very uneasy about getting into a flying metal tube that has such terrible application security as this. Many vehicles are computerized these days, which means they all can be hacked, but I'll tell you what, if I have to ride in a hackable vehicle, I'd prefer one that's closer to the ground.

We should call them "Paws-words"

found on Meme Base

If you've ever had a cat then you know they're furry little agents of chaos, so I have no doubt they'd provide passwords with lots of entropy in them.

(Wish I could have found the original comic, but I guess times change and websites do too)

Tuesday, August 13, 2019


from here

Apparently simply claiming the machines weren't connected to the Internet wasn't enough to make it so.