Category: Fail

GNU Linux – how to mount single disk failed RAID1
23.01.2021

for some reason… did ext3 on RAID1 with two disks (seagate + wd) of different sized (2TB but they (of course) are not not exactly 2TB) not sure where the problem here was 1) kernel 2) ext3 3) the disks… […]

another reason NOT to use wireless keyboards
27.10.2019

“In the popular series of wireless keyboards Fujitsu LX390 found two dangerous vulnerabilities. According to researchers from the company SySS, exploitation of vulnerabilities allows nearby attackers to “spy” passwords entered on the keyboard, or even to seize control of the […]

retro computing: win95 win98 as virtualbox vm running on linux host
15.06.2019

tested on: Operating System: CentOS Linux 7 (Core) CPE OS Name: cpe:/o:centos:centos:7 Kernel: Linux 4.15.9 Architecture: x86-64 # using vboxmanage –version 5.2.6r120293 ah lovely isn’t it? BSOD Win98 style… errors were NOT the exception, they were THE NORM (and still […]

cost of cybercrime and lawful backdoors
09.03.2019

“The cost to companies from malware and “malicious insider”-related cyberattacks jumped +12 percent in 2018 and accounted for one-third of all cyberattack costs, according to new research published today by Accenture and the Ponemon Institute.” src: helpnetsecurity.com logical consequence: stop […]

Hardware Implants – Thunderbolt and OMG USB Cable of Evil
09.03.2019

… this is why no usb stick and no cable can be trusted… Thunderbolt / PCI-Express is having similar issues “Abstract—Direct Memory Access (DMA) attacks have beenknown for many years: DMA-enabled I/O peripherals have com-plete access to the state of […]

05.01.2019

is when one’s life depends on (especially when closed) source code that one has not written oneself.

backdoors in hardware – Intel Anti Theft Brick Code
16.12.2018

https://youtu.be/70Blz9hyAz8 While “backdoors” in hardware sound like a good idea… you don’t know how hackers are using it to sabotage infrastructure or extort bitcoins of another country’s companies… see “backdoor in cisco router“. IT IS F**** DANGEROUS! ESPECIALLY if it […]

VideoÜbrewachung im Test INSTAR IN-9008HD IPCam – INSTAR IN-8015 Full HD Wifi nach Software Update stabil – Kamera Review Erfahrungen und DSGVO: Wie lange darf ich Überwachungskamer Bilder speichern?
16.11.2018

Gleich vorweg: Wer das Geld hat, gibt direkt 1.298,00 € (mit 3TB Festplatte) für ein System aus, welches Bilder 24-7 zwar Analog überträgt, dann aber ein laufend (ohne Unterbrechung) via einem “Receiver mit Festplatte” digitalisiert und auf Bewegung etc. analysiert und […]