EFAIL - set of vulnerabilities affecting users of PGP and S/MIME
Long story short - loading external resources from email client is bad.
Hey Masto writers! I just saw that Duolingo is taking submissions for short pieces of fiction, $500 if they use it. If you write, check it out - if you know a writer, please boost or share with them! Let's get some cash opportunities to our talented Mastopeople!
I've discovered https://www.hackthebox.eu/ recently - now it's my ultimate time killer. Feels so good to hack stuff and solve puzzles 😀
This is why companies should always store customers' data encrypted: Equifax reveals full horror of its data breach - "146.6 million names, 146.6 million dates of birth, 145.5 million social security numbers, 99 million address information and 209,000 payment cards (number and expiry date). There were also 38,000 US drivers' licenses and 3,200 passport details."
The first release candidate for #Mastodon 2.4.0 is out: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/releases/tag/v2.4.0rc1
- DM column
- Better reports UI for admins
- Bot account nameplates
- Custom emojis in profiles
- Custom profile properties
...lots of performance improvements and more!
Amazon and Google are pulling the plug on domain fronting, a crucial tool which helps our most vulnerable users get access to Tor when their countries don’t allow it. https://blog.torproject.org/domain-fronting-critical-open-web
The well-known free software image editor GIMP now has its own team account on Liberapay: https://liberapay.com/GIMP
This means that you can donate to the project as a whole, then its members will decide how to split the money, whereas previously you had to figure out by yourself who the contributors are and how much to donate to each one.
#TIL about fare strikes because of the Japanese bus drivers’s union that is still driving their routes but not collecting fares.
I think this is pretty awesome. People can still go the places they need or want to go and the only people feeling any pain are the bosses.
Google embraces, extends, and extinguishes
🤖 JS, Python, Servers, Web... All the good stuff
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