A Secret Catalogue of Government Gear for Spying on Your Cellphone #privacy https://theintercept.com/2015/12/17/a-secret-catalogue-of-government-gear-for-spying-on-your-cellphone/
A Stingray may sound like something you encounter in the ocean.
Sorry to disappoint you. It's spy tech. https://www.eff.org/pages/cell-site-simulatorsimsi-catchers
"Did you know, for example, that a SIM can run apps and communicate over the mobile network entirely independently of the host phone? Or that the SIM is arguably more in control of the phone baseband than the phone’s “main” operating system? Or that SIMs can support TCP/IP and run a web server?" #privacy
Now Bitcoin overtakes Argentina in annual energy use, and close to Norway
Birsan's insight was that if he created new, malicious libraries with the same names as the private ones, and put them on the public servers, then the build system might preferentially snag and incorporate his malicious code instead of the private ones.
Some build systems have a weak security measure: if a library is found in more than one repository, the system defaults to the one with the higher version-number, so Birsan gave his libraries version numbers like "9000.0.0."
Raspberry Pi OS has turned into spyware for M$:
And yes, they add M$'s repository key to APT's trusted database and add their repo to APT's repo list.
Or informing you via a NEWS file.
So now every time you do "apt[itude] update", M$ will know about it.
“The indictment of Mr. Assange threatens press freedom because much of the conduct described in the indictment is conduct that journalists engage in routinely — and that they must engage in in order to do the work the public needs them to do,” the letter said, adding: “News organizations frequently and necessarily publish classified information in order to inform the public of matters of profound public significance.” #freeassange https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/08/us/politics/julian-assange-indictment.html
Because the minute we are born
We're told what's right and wrong
Raised with certain morals
Never mentioned in their songs
As we grow up we find out that
The paths been neatly set
In a world of such destruction
We only can regret
> sudo apt-get install anarchism
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