Showing posts from June, 2017

Where I can be found after 07/04/17

1 week away from deactivating my personal FB account.

For those who don't already have my personal contact info,
here's a list of places I can be found after 7/4/17:

from Facebook

GOP Data Firm Accidentally Leaks Personal Details of Nearly 200 Million American Voters

"The data leak contains a wealth of personal information on roughly 61 percent of the US population." For the conservatives among us: Imagine if this data were cross-referenced with ATF Form 4473 (firearms transaction record) data. For the liberals among us: Imagine if this data were cross-referenced with subscription/contribution data from your favorite politically active group.
from Facebook

DHS's ICS-CERT warns of BrickerBot: IoT malware that will brick vulnerable devices

“We coined it ‘BrickerBot’ because instead of enslaving IoT devices, like Mirai does, it attempts to destroy or ‘brick’ them,” said Pascal Geenens, the Radware researcher who discovered BrickerBot. “Most consumers of such devices might never know they were the victim of malware. Their device would just stop working and the natural inclination is to think its they purchased faulty hardware.”
from Facebook

Pi-hole™: A black hole for Internet advertisements

Had a Raspberry Pi laying around, so I figured "what could it hurt?" WOW. The speed boost from not having to load random ad crap is INCREDIBLE! 10/10 would definitely recommend!
from Facebook

Real friends give friends money.

It's a convenience store that delivers, that now delivers in NE Philly....
from Facebook


Once more to the Batmobile, dear friends, once more... RIP Adam West
from Facebook

Via @KoriWasinger: #hurricaneseason

"It's also June in #Florida and we have no @fema director or @NOAA chief. What could go wrong?""
from Facebook

Amazon is going after Walmart with a 45 percent discount on Prime for lower-income shoppers

From Amazon's page (linked in article): "You may qualify for discounted Prime ($5.99/mo) if you currently have a valid EBT card for any of the following programs: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Other programs by state This offer does not include Household sharing of Prime benefits. You may receive this price for up to 48 months and will need to qualify every 12 months."
from Facebook