There are many reports that for many even new Firefox release haven't fixed addons issue. How about global #HappyMovingToGNUIceCatDay same time next year?
So my web browsing workflow goes like this: Tor Browser for normal websurfing, Firefox with security addons like NoScript/uBlock/PrivacyBadger for everytime I need to login with my true identity, Firejailed Firefox (fresh profile on every run) for online banking and those times when I just need website to work (plus webdevelopment). What is yours?
TIL: #bash provides pseudo devices for TCP and UDP connections:
echo "hello" > /dev/udp/127.0.0.1/1337
echo -e "GET / HTTP/1.0\n" >&5
I'm baffled how I've never discovered that until today.
"Riot Games employees are preparing for a walkout this afternoon... employees reported a culture of widespread and endemic sexism at the company... the first walkout at a major gaming studio."
DO IT! AAA, the corporate game industry is overflowing w/ shitheadery, exploitation of workers. It's the central pillar where Steve Bannon launched the fascist international movement through gamergate, pushing game culture toward the far-right
This is a critical anti-fash push.
As WordPress developers we're getting first important security features update in a really long long time: https://paragonie.com/blog/2019/05/wordpress-5-2-mitigating-supply-chain-attacks-against-33-internet
Canada Border Services seizes lawyer's phone, laptop for not sharing passwords | CBC News
Well apparently they've rolled out the patch via normandy:
Good on them to remind me to sanitize that attack surface ^_^
Today's reminder that security and crypto will, by design, reduce reliability and cause breakage and extra work, was brought to you by Mozilla Firefox and code signing. 🤪
This is the expected outcome, folks!
(The reason I point this out is not to deny the need for security, but to point out that security has real costs and should be weighed accordingly.)
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If you use #firefox:
"All extensions disabled due to expiration of intermediate signing cert"
ouch! That should never happen, and never been possible to happen, but well:
How you can fix that for yourself for the moment:
- Open the address about:config in the Tor Browser address bar
- Click the "I accept the risk!" button
- At the top of the page, search for xpinstall.signatures.required
- Set the xpinstall.signatures.required entry to false by double clicking it
In other news: Oracle after years of running open source projects still haven't learned a thing.
Negotiations Failed: How Oracle killed Java EE. | Head Crashing Informatics
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