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Scott Mortimer
Information Security geek, Old School RPG nerd, and wannabe fiction writer. EX NIHILO NIHIL FIT
Information Security geek, Old School RPG nerd, and wannabe fiction writer. EX NIHILO NIHIL FIT
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Yet another reason to run UBlock Origin always and everywhere.

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Web Hosting Hall of Shame Entry:

NAYANA's website runs on Linux kernel 2.6.24.2, which was compiled back in 2008. [...] Additionally, NAYANA's website uses Apache version 1.3.36 and PHP version 5.1.4, both of which were released back in 2006. Apache vulnerabilities and PHP exploits are well-known;[...]. The version of Apache NAYANA used is run as a user of nobody(uid=99), which indicates that a local exploit may have also been used in the attack.

Remember Folks: The only acceptable place to fart on a plane is when you are walking through first class on the way to coach.

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As much as I love hacking my own hardware to run Linux, in this instance, you really shouldn't for a variety of security reasons.

“Dev mode out of the box does several things that compromise security, including disabling verified boot, enabling VT2 [terminal], and activating passwordless root shell access. This means even without Crouton, if you're in dev mode, someone can switch to VT2, log in as root and add a keylogger that runs at startup, then switch back without you knowing. If you're logged in, they can also access the unencrypted contents of your Chrome profile and copy it elsewhere. If an exploit to Chrome is found, verified boot will no longer protect you from persistent compromises. Essentially, dev mode by default is less physically secure than a standard laptop running Linux."


How to install Linux on a Chromebook (and why you should).
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/06/how-to-install-linux-on-a-chromebook/

I wonder if Trump realizes that "Maga" means sorceress or witch in Italian? 🤔

#witchhunt #MAGA #Irony

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This is what you get when you believe that “government should just get out of the way” and let industry do its thing. When will get over the failed idea that good government is an obstacle to progress? We do best when government, business, and all of society work together towards shared goals. 

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JUST. BECAUSE.


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