~=8 Character Passwords Are Dead=~
New benchmark from the Hashcat Team shows a 2080Ti GPU passing 100 Billion password guesses per second (NTLM hash).
This means that the entire keyspace, or every possible combination of:
...of an 8 character password can be guessed in:
(8x 2080Ti GPUs against NTLM Windows hash)
Pwning WPA/WPA2 Networks With Bettercap and the PMKID Client-Less Attack
Hackers Destroyed VFEmail Service – Deleted Its Entire Customers' Data Servers and Backups
—by @Swati_THN https://t.co/nouubK3KOf
perfect-ass website 😀
Reporter Kashmir Hill spent six weeks blocking Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Apple from getting her money, data, and attention, using a custom-built VPN. Here’s what happened.
HP seems to again block non-original cartridges. HP printers forums are full of similar messages in recent weeks.
Clearly not a vendor, we would use again.
Nice list for de-googlify-ing the life
Russia is planning to disconnect from the internet as part of an experiment https://www.zdnet.com/article/russia-to-disconnect-from-the-internet-as-part-of-a-planned-test/
This is the first blog post about Marmota, a distributed and Free Software alternative to Spotify (and by extension the majority of the music streaming services)
Boosts and feedback appreciated!
Small piece on webcam security
Are you still covering all your cams? #infosec
“Critics of the big tech companies are often told, ‘If you don’t like the company, don’t use its products.’ I did this experiment to find out if that is possible, and I found out that it’s not—with the exception of Apple. These companies are unavoidable because they control internet infrastructure, online commerce, and information flows. Many of them specialize in tracking you around the web, whether you use their products or not”
Selling our data might sound sexy, but let’s be practical. Do we really believe that property rights will stop data exploitation? Here’s our reply to will.i.am on data monetization and why we need a different approach to data monopolies: https://privacyinternational.org/blog/2683/we-dont-want-sell-our-data-we-want-data-rights
Privacy and security researcher
p≡p pretty Easy privacy project
A Mastodon instance for Luxembourg and beyond.