In a crushing blow to digital rights, Australia has joined the UK in claiming the right to secretly compel tech companies to re-engineer software and hardware so it can be used to spy on their users. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/12/new-fight-online-privacy-and-security-australia-falls-what-happens-next
@massius27 damn this feels familiar I might of done something similar but I can't place it lol. Getting old sucks when trying to remember crap lol
What kind of IT pranks have you played on people??
I used a kinda IP spoof using a proxy (still in kali don't remember name ATM)to gain access to a buddies home router. I changed the DNS to point to one I setup which redirected every common site to a porn site.
Years ago I slipped on my friends GF machine running win98 and changed the shell from explorer to progman and told her 98 sucks I reinstalled win 3.1 I swear I think smoke was coming out her ears as she thought I really did it lol.
Here's a good read if you are interested in cutting the G strings.
Wanna break free from #Google? Here are my alternatives (so far).
Email - Protonmail
Messaging/SMS - Signal
Maps/Navigation - Magic Earth
Browser - Firefox, Duckduckgo
Social media (Facebook, Twitter) - Mastodon via Tusky
Repositories (app stores) - F-Droid, Amazon
Drive - Dropbox, Home NAS server
Play Music - Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, etc., NAS server
Play Movies - Vudu, Amazon Video, NAS server
YouTube - Vimeo
I'm a Linux enthusiast. I'm not a developer, nor am I a sysadmin. I just fully enjoy the freedom I get from running Linux on my computers.
Linux Geeks doing what Linux Geeks do..