All 2.7 million recorded calls to the medical advice phone number 1177 (operated by the municipalities in Sweden) answered by the subcontractor Medicall since 2013 were found to be available to everyone on an unprotected web server.
That's 170000 hours of sensitive phone calls with symptoms, etc.
~=8 Character Passwords Are Dead=~
New benchmark from the Hashcat Team shows a 2080Ti GPU passing 100 Billion password guesses per second (NTLM hash).
This means that the entire keyspace, or every possible combination of:
...of an 8 character password can be guessed in:
(8x 2080Ti GPUs against NTLM Windows hash)
"Chinese company leaves Muslim-tracking facial recognition database exposed online" – https://www.zdnet.com/article/chinese-company-leaves-muslim-tracking-facial-recognition-database-exposed-online/ #Privacy
Please *contact me*. All I need is the domain name, which EU Member State it's located in, and the rough topic of the instance. Approximate user count welcome, but not necessary.
Please help. This is important.
This is the first blog post about Marmota, a distributed and Free Software alternative to Spotify (and by extension the majority of the music streaming services)
Boosts and feedback appreciated!
How to copy and move files in your shell the safe way – https://hund0b1.gitlab.io/2019/02/09/how-to-copy-and-move-files-in-your-shell-the-safe-way.html #Linux
Google pays "gig economy" workers $1 per hour to train its killer drones for Project Maven
Whatsapp is "secure": they are pushing unencrypted "backups" even further now (you can't just skip this, but have to select "never" and then done to use whatsapp) #DeleteFacebook
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Ahh the satisfying feeling of "come-uppance"...
Apple have now revoked Facebook's enterprise certificate, breaking their ability to distribute internal iOS apps.
It came after news broke of Facebook's dodgy "research" app that paid teens and young adults for access to all their Internet data via a VPN - using their enterprise certificate to bypass App Store approval, in a clear breach of Apple's rules.
"Facebook pays teens to install VPN that spies on them" – https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/29/facebook-project-atlas/ #Facebook #Privacy
One of the biggest problems I have with the market is that consumers nowadays have basically no morality.
Even if X company does something they consider bad, they continue to consume their products.
If each individual did boycott enterprises when they got to do some kind of evil; nowadays market would be way more diverse, open and free.
I found out about Turtl. Nice alternative for Evernote!
Computer Science Student from Germany.
Linux Geeks doing what Linux Geeks do..