I haven't even shown you the bottom yet! The mnt reform 2 is a pretty device from almost any angle, but the bottom is a truly stunning sight!
One thing that is probably obvious to everyone using OpenBSD (and other open source operating systems), but perhaps not to everyone else, is the difference in Microsoft security advisories and the continuous patch announcements for OpenBSD. Check this out:
In terms of the Microsoft advisories you need to be on every second Tuesday of the month to do a major quantitative batch job, while the OpenBSD advisories are delivered to my mailbox and tagged accordingly in a way that is possible to actually assess. You could use the MSRC API for something similar, but the complexity is just bedazzling - and it has become even worse over the years.
#microsoft #advisories #openbsd #patching #security
If you’ve been using NeoMutt, or (worse) if you abandoned Mutt for something like Thunderbird, you may not have realized that Mutt is being much more actively maintained again, by a fellow named Kevin McCarthy. It just had a release for version 1.14.6, fixing a bug that showed up only a few days before. http://mutt.org/
Take a look at some of the features new in v1.14 to get an idea of how far it’s come along: http://mutt.org/relnotes/1.14/
The much-loved sidebar patch, for example, has been merged in for a fair while now—that particular feature is not my cup of tea, hence its absence from this screenshot, but others consider it indispensible.
Come home, li’l doggy!
Recommend some cool people tooting about #linux #foss #privacy and #technology that I can follow.
Sad to see that some privacy tools like Bitwarden and Standard Notes don't have Mastodon account.
If you use Windows, Hardentools by Security Without Borders is worth a look. A new version was recently released.
“Hardentools is a simple utility designed to disable a number of "features" exposed by Microsoft Windows, and primary consumer applications.”
Security w/o Borders is “a collective of hackers and security professionals working towards a stronger and more secure civil society.”
- Source code: https://github.com/securitywithoutborders/hardentools
Why Mastodon and the fediverse are “doomed to fail”:
@tedu That worked very well, thank you!
Finally got around to writing something about my new ThinkPad!
@tedu anything needed from me, or will it fix automagically? :)
@tedu re. honk <> inks I seem to have a certificate issue of some sort when subscribing both to my and your server. The results are something like:
successful post: https://inks.cybsec.network/inbox 200
error decoding https://inks.cybsec.network#key pubkey: no pem data
Seems like the subscription payload arrives, but are then classified as a "bad payload" by honk probably due to the certificate issue.
I'm quite out of solutions here, so any tips would be appreciated.
So what's going on with Signal's new architecture that retains all user data? It seems like a total reversal of their previous stance and one that dramatically changes their threat model. Their new security properties rely entirely on SGX, which is barely secure against motivated home users, much less nation state adversaries.