#Linux Tip of the day:
If you want to run some command in screen from a script or cron so you can return to it later, do it with:
screen -S session-name -dm bash -c 'command'
So today I woke up wondering how people clipped their nails centuries ago and then the internetz provide: Fingernail Trimming History: What We Did Before Nail Clippers
I you're downloading your PGP keys from SKS servers you better stop doing it right now. Keyserver network is under attack with no time frame for mitigations deployment: https://gist.github.com/rjhansen/67ab921ffb4084c865b3618d6955275f
Trolling level Google. Nice one:
Nearly 100 drivers followed Google Maps detour ended up stuck in an empty field https://edition-m.cnn.com/2019/06/26/us/google-maps-detour-colorado-trnd/index.html
@rysiek In England a local authority used them to enact surveillance on residents to check they were recycling their rubbish.
I was questioned outside an airport under the prevention of terrorism act because I was sitting down smoking a cigarette opposite the bus stop.
Authorities will do whatever the law allows them to do; legal pretext is merely a formality.
Feds: Cyberattack on NASA's JPL Threatened Mission-Control Data | Threatpost
So it seems that pretty soon we'll land in a very nasty position. Google does it already with moving features from open to premium version, Firefox by opening its premium subscription might be eager to join. https://www.techradar.com/news/firefox-is-planning-to-offer-a-premium-subscription-before-the-end-of-the-year
I recently stumbled upon Joe's Armstrong interview with Alan Kay and what they said is very interesting one thing struck me: While Joe Armstrong is great at giving talks he does a really bad job at interviewing someone or conversing with person he himself invited. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhOHn9TClXY
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
solving problems since 2007, hacker, cybersecurity trainer, WordPress guy.
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