CVE 2019-1337: computers stop seeming secure when we remember they run on quantum shenanigans.
RAMBleed Attack – Reading Bits in Memory Without Accessing Them https://rambleed.com/
I think hardware OEMs are wasting way too much money on "unhackable security." Why don't they try doing the obvious thing: giving their customers what they want
Some parts of the world have incentive to crack security because they're being charged too much (so they pirate). Other parts want extra features the OEMs refuse to include.
Instead, people like me are forgoing buying encumbered hardware and getting what we want elsewhere. It's a reason I've never owned any Xbox, for instance.
Just discovered CryptPad via the FLOSS Weekly podcast. Basically, Google docs without privacy concerns.
CryptPad in their own words:
"CryptPad is a private-by-design alternative to popular office tools and cloud services. All the content stored on CryptPad is encrypted before being sent, which means nobody can access your data unless you give them the keys (not even us)."
It's also Free software.
Better still CryptPad is on the Fediverse:
No 👏 corporations 👏 at 👏 pride!
San Francisco Pride is considering excluding Google from their parade because of @YouTube@twitter.com's failure to enforce their anti-abuse policies: https://hoodline.com/2019/06/sf-pride-considers-excluding-google-from-parade-over-homophobic-harassment-on-youtube
* The Bourne shell can be used instead of init if we are
* trying to recover a really broken machine.
- some person who wrote the Linux kernel.
Why you'd end up with sh and vmlinuz, but not init, IDK. But apparently it happens enough (in places where you don't have 3 liveUSB's lying around) that it's special-cased into the kernel itself.
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