Wired, 1993: Rebels with a Cause - Your Privacy. "On the cover were Eric Hughes, Tim May, John Gilmore, holding up an American flag, faces hidden behind white mask, their PGP fingerprints written on the foreheads. Gilmore even sporting an newly-founded EFF T-shirt. (from Thomas Rid, CS Monitor)"
Wired, 2019: YOU'RE IN PRIVATE MODE. To continue using a private window, sign in or subscribe. The title of the article being denied reads "It's Time to Switch to a Privacy Browser. Ad trackers are out of control".
Well, yes, but no. Yes, the same infrastructure would cost tons of money, but a comparable one, which would be fine as well and not require Cloudflare as 3rd party in order to run all traffic through it, could be done for an reasonable amount of money.
It's just kind of worrying how more and more traffic is going through cloudflare.
My gf's learning html. Nobody told her that vim's a strange tool for genius programmers, so I just told her it was a normal tool, showed her insert and escape, then let her get on with it.
Half an hour later, I showed her another vim command.
Someone with almost zero education, who can't type properly, is programming in vim because nobody told her it was difficult. I know people who can program in Haskell who aren't sure if they can do vim.
Is there something like a 'ActivityPub account proxy' ?
Usecase: I have several AP profiles (say mastodon, pixelfed, writefreely) to which the proxy would subscribe and repost under a generic `@email@example.com` profile.
Users can then subscribe to my proxy to get all my ramblings or choose one of the specific profiles and I gain some flexibility in changing profiles without users being affected.
Of course I had to write a post about it so I can do it again in the future lol
Remember when NASA conducted the SETI project? Millions of volunteers allowed NASA to install a tiny client on their personal computing device, that would churn away bits and pieces of a space signal, to figure out what it meant.
Now we have billions and billions of internet-connected devices, over which we have no control. Who's to say those aren't abused into a botnet that happily and quietly breaks encryption algorithms?
My boss asked me for some work account's password once. "I don't know," I said, "I don't know any of my passwords. I use a password manager and passwords that exceed 32 characters if possible."
My boss thought that was silly. Today, breaking a SHA-256-encoded hash for a 12-character password takes less than an hour.
Services that limit password length give away hints about their shoddy password hashing practices. Do not trust them.
Due to feedback of our readers, we just published part 0 of our web server security series:
This part covers important considerations before actually setting up your new server.
We also updated some other parts of this series to address the release of Debian 10 and current security recommendations. The series consists of 8 parts at the moment: https://infosec-handbook.eu/as-wss/
Setup my own DoH provider for my Firefox :)
If you want to use it: go to about:config, search for network.trr.resolvers and overwrite the value with:
If you wonder how the stack looks like:
Ever had the need to embed Youtube videos, tweets, etc.?
Check out Embetty, a privacy-conscious alternative to spying embeds.
FYI: Docker is now in Debian stable (buster)