Today I went for a walk in City following the Alzette and went in a couple of museums/art and cultural exhibitions.
One of them was about Nazi and Hitler's ascent to power.... history seems to be repeating itself and nobody seems to be noticing.

~=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:
- Upper
- Lower
- Number
- Symbol

...of an 8 character password can be guessed in:

~2.5 hours

(8x 2080Ti GPUs against NTLM Windows hash)

#Hacking #Infosec

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.

gizmodo.com/i-cut-the-big-five

HP seems to again block non-original cartridges. HP printers forums are full of similar messages in recent weeks.

borncity.com/win/2019/01/20/do

Clearly not a vendor, we would use again.

That feeling, when you persuade one web admin to self-host google fonts on their website to improve privacy of their visitors

To the #degoogle and #deletefacebook advocates, the #privacy and #FOSS advocates, please consider contributing editing to #OpenStreetMap. I want a good and usable alternative to current popular #maps apps.
:yoshi_eat: :yoshi_tongue_mid: :yoshi_tongue_end: 🗺

Hello, World!

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)

blog.marmota.nefixestrada.com/

Boosts and feedback appreciated!

6 Advanced Sci-fi Civilisations Too Stupid To Really Exist (Part 1)

youtube.com/watch?v=gP4OchDlLH

Awesome 3 part collection of stupid scifi civilizations. Especially loved the third part :D

#scifi #stupidity #dubstep?

“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”

https://gizmodo.com/i-cut-the-big-five-tech-giants-from-my-life-it-was-hel-1831304194

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: privacyinternational.org/blog/

2012: low powered netbooks for internet browsing
2018: browsing the internet is one of the most resource intensive tasks you can do on a computer
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