NinjaForms WordPress plugin, actively exploited in wild, receives forced security update
Using the radioactive decay present in a banana to generate random numbers. Even if you don't appreciate the math/code/hardware behind it, you can appreciate the aesthetic of this Arduino-based generator and banana holder.
More complex (including code and math/probability), from the developer: https://www.valerionappi.it/brng-en/
Everything you need (and don't need) to know about nginx error logs.
A complete guide:
Do. not. be. an irresponsible parent. Teach your kids about files, directories, networking & operating systems.
This is just sad:
"Gradually, Garland came to the same realization that many of her fellow educators have reached in the past four years: the concept of file folders and directories, essential to previous generations’ understanding of computers, is gibberish to many modern students."
English intro of the book if anyone is interested:
If you are interested in military conflicts and country relations, check out the new book from my brother:
*It is in portuguese.
If you are ever in the process of acquiring or selling a business, this article by @tony clears some of the power dynamic that happens in there:
A happy dooms day night reading. Joking aside, the author makes some good points.
Why Complex Systems Collapse Faster:
Some thoughts on what it takes sometimes to get things done.. blind faith I suppose... with a side of sheer brute force.. :)
Anyone here interested in trying a new log analysis/log management product I am working on?
Very simple to use and get started, a "google" for your logs.
*Free-forever to open source projects and people helping us beta test it.
Looks like twitter is blocking links to Mastodon instances (including to this one: noc.social and mastodon.social):
Curious how many instances got this ban there.
That doesn't look good at all:
Zero-Day Exploitation of Atlassian Confluence
I managed to "rm * .exe" and delete a week of work while trying to port some C code to work on Windows.
Put the steps I took to recover them using PhotoRec here:
If anyone is ever stuck trying to recover rm'ed files, that may help.
*will migrate that article elsewhere later, but for now, it is ^^
We are starting to add quite a few logging specific articles here:
If there is any logging content you would like to see (or learn more), let me know.
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