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My 7yo: "When I grow up, I want to be just like my daddy. He doesn't work and just spends his day at the computer doing nothing."

Spot on from PG:

"Pretty wild that we transitioned to 'broadcast whatever is top of mind with zero friction' and 'any opinion that reflects values not held by the most radical 10% will ruin your career' at the same time."

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🇮🇳 Among other sites and Apps, Duckduckgo is now blocked by multiple ISPs in India. You can still search privately using Tor Browser.

Download now: torproject.org/download

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Went to read an article.. had to disable ad blocker so that I can read it.. this was what I could read after I disabled it.. gee.. wonder why people have ad blockers on.

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COVID-19 ‘Breach Bubble’ Waiting to Pop?.

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it harder for banks to trace the source of payment card data stolen from smaller, hacked online merchants. On the plus side, months of quarantine have massively decreased demand for account information that thieves buy and use to create physical counterfeit credit c...
krebsonsecurity.com/?p=52123

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social media, capitalism 

Remember kids, the real customers are the people who give the companies the money.

That's not you.

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Watching a $1.14 million ransomware negotiation between hackers and scientists searching for COVID-19 treatments.

grahamcluley.com/ransomware-uc

If you are using tiktok, might be good to read this thread and the reddit discussion linked there:

twitter.com/d1rtydan/status/12

In summary: don't use it anymore.

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If Browsers are going to do whatever they want, when they want, then the CA/B forum should just dissolve itself and move on.. chromium.googlesource.com/chro

UCSF (University of California San Francisco) paid $1.14m in ransom to get access to their data.

I assume no backups for that to happen.

Sad that they would give the criminals the money and motivation to strike again.

ucsf.edu/news/2020/06/417911/u

And this is not the first case we hear about. Often against health companies.

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New Charges, Sentencing in Satori IoT Botnet Conspiracy.

The U.S. Justice Department today criminally charged a Canadian and a Northern Ireland man for allegedly conspiring to build multiple botnets that enslaved hundreds of thousands of routers and other Internet of Things (IoT) devices for use in large-scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attac...
krebsonsecurity.com/?p=52024

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This. is. very. creepy.

google.ca/maps/timeline?pb

Google has 200+ cities/locations/timeline of places I went for the past few years....

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Been testing out the new hey.com email.

So far, so good. Kinda like how they split the emails into paper trails, marketing & personal - and filter our emails from new senders.

Have 1 invite left if anyone wants to try.

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This is a good, disturbing, watch on how the world of "censorship" at Facebook / Instagram... youtube.com/watch?v=l7o4A16QCx

Is DNSSEC worth it?

Good thread on reddit about it:

reddit.com/r/dns/comments/hdey

What do you think? I would love to hear stories where DNSSEC saved the day ( "wow, if it wasn't for DNSSEC ... ").

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‘BlueLeaks’ Exposes Files from Hundreds of Police Departments.

Hundreds of thousands of potentially sensitive files from police departments across the United States were leaked online last week. The collection, dubbed "BlueLeaks" and made searchable via a new website by the same name, stems from a security breach at a Texas web design and hosting company tha...
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