Category: General / Allgemein

old but still rocking games – Severance – Blade of Darkness
12.09.2020

“Knights, Orks and Skeletons (of course)” Severance Blade of Darkness (2001) is an very very old (almost 20 (!!!) years now) open world adventure game almost a “Lara Croft” in “the middle ages” meeting Orks from “Lord of the Rings” […]

Freetz Alternative Firmware for Older FritzBoxes
17.08.2020

JavaScript can compromise the user’s network devices! pretty evil are devices/routers with security problems, that can be exploited from javascript. so basically opening a webpage with a browser that has javascript enabled (which most browsers have) might scan the user’s […]

Odroid H2 as ventilator cooling ventilation airmachine
13.08.2020

finally summer and climate change have both reached Europe and had several weeks of 30 C straight… without ventilation, anything above 30 is just “too much to think” (so maybe the brain CPU also would need active cooling?) of course […]

2020-04-21 Russian IT Security Updates
21.04.2020

As part of the April “fix Tuesday”, Microsoft fixed 113 vulnerabilities in various products, including three zero-day vulnerabilities in Windows that were used in attacks to execute arbitrary code and increase privileges. Two zero-day issues (CVE-2020-1020 and CVE-2020-0938) were contained […]

recompress video with ffmpeg to save disk space
05.04.2020

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 […]

04.04.2020

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 […]