GNU Linux Kernel worth $1.4 billion GNU Linux Distribution Fedora worth $10.8 billion – Sisvel – patent troll generate licensing revenue vs. the world – war over patents – how (patent) lawyers (and other lawyers) exploit and burden mankind
05.Apr.2020

man made madness: Of course: this madness operates – just as tax avoidance – completely within the legal frameworks of countries with politicians that are open to “donations” (it is called CORRUPTION -> corrupt laws to profit the few). Of […]

recompress video with ffmpeg to save disk space
05.Apr.2020

recompressing mobile phone videos can save significant amount of (precious ssd) disk space. it is very cpu intense – so either bring massive amounts of cpu power or massive amounts of runtime 🙂 on 4x threads Core(TM) i5-4200U CPU the […]

04.Apr.2020

https://theintercept.com/2020/04/03/zooms-encryption-is-not-suited-for-secrets-and-has-surprising-links-to-china-researchers-discover/ hm…. let me think where one has seen this before: TELEGRAM! Zoom’s service is “not suited for secrets” “The researchers also found that Zoom protects video and audio content using a home-grown encryption scheme, that there is a vulnerability […]

Post-Quantum Cryptography
03.Apr.2020

Videos: ssh thanks for sharing even when the audio is pretty crappy. slides (hard to read on video) can be found here: https://degabriele.info/slides/SSH_CCS_16.pdf “dropbear” is ambedded ssh server Made in Australia (wiki) also available as Android App naming: a “dropbear” […]

insecure.com nmap.org – overview of the Web (2013)
02.Apr.2020

check it out on: https://nmap.org/favicon/ done with nmap, pretty NOICE! how is it created? “scanning the top million web sites for 2013 (as ranked by the analytics company Alexa). (bought up by Amazon in 1996) We then downloaded each site’s […]

2020-04-01 Russian IT Security Updates
02.Apr.2020

SecurityLab, [26.03.20 08:10] The largest free hosting provider on the darknet, Daniel’s Hosting, was hacked for the second time in 16 months, and stopped working on Wednesday, March 25. Unknown attackers deleted the entire database of the hosting provider, as […]

2020-03-25 Russian Security Updates
25.Mar.2020

SecurityLab, [24.03.20 08: 05] Cybercriminals hack Windows PCs through a previously unknown vulnerability in the Adobe Type Manager library (atmfd.dll) used by the operating system to process PostScript type 1 fonts. Microsoft described attacks exploiting this vulnerability as “targeted” and […]

Top 10 Virus Trojans Malware of 2019
21.Mar.2020

No. 1 Emotet — 36 026 samples Trojan was first discovered 2014 and was used to intercept data transferred via a secure connection. We will remind, in September of this year Emotet came back to life after 4 months of […]

2020-03 Russian Security Updates
21.Mar.2020

SecurityLab, [24.12.19 10: 05] An attempt by Chinese farmers to fight drones infecting pigs with African plague has disabled the navigation systems of some aircraft. According to the South China Morning Post, an unauthorized GPS signal jamming device was installed […]

06.Mar.2020

hostnamectl; # tested on Icon name: computer-desktop Chassis: desktop Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) Kernel: Linux 4.19.0-8-amd64 Architecture: x86-64 su – root; # become root apt update apt install rfkill rfkill list all 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: […]

20.Feb.2020

hostnamectl; # tested on Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) Kernel: Linux 4.19.0-8-amd64 Architecture: x86-64 # find the umount binary /usr/bin/umount # this spelling problem # can drive one mad # if in a hurry ln -sv /usr/bin/umount /usr/bin/unmount # […]

GNU Linux Distributions – about Fedora -> CentOS -> RedHat
19.Feb.2020

imho: CentOS is a rock solid server operating system. Why is CentOS perfect for servers? a server (usually) is build for a specific purpose and should have as little software installed as possible (more software = more reliability, speed and […]