> "Sudo Flaw Lets Linux Users Run Commands As Root Even When They're Restricted" – https://thehackernews.com/2019/10/linux-sudo-run-as-root-flaw.html
First thought: Yikes!
Second thought…*man* I love being on a rolling release distro—the new sudo package is already in the #void repo
Ouch, seems like µBlock Origin is having trouble getting updates into the Chrome Web Store:
An not futher pointed out "bundl[ing] of unrelated functionality" causes a rejection.
Just if you wonder, why you might want to use Firefox or some other non-Chrome/-ium-browser.
Just re-upping this offer: because being comfortable with git is a barrier to entry to many FS/OSS projects, and because I care deeply about lowering those barriers, I will tutor anyone who asks for help with git, and/or connect them with any mentor(s) they might prefer.
I'll do this while I put energy and work into making the tool more approachable, and into making better tools and learning paths.
Boosts gratefully appreciated.
By the way: My team at Mozilla, Firefox Accounts, is still looking for a Senior Software Engineer. If this at all appeals to you, you should apply. Even if you think that maybe possibly you're not Senior enough.
Twitter’s abuse of phone numbers for ad tech threatens to undermine people’s trust in the critical protection that two-factor authentication offers. https://www.eff.org/2019/10/twitter-unintentionally-used-your-phone-number-targeted-advertising
So, uh. You know Invidious, the privacy-focused front end for YouTube?
Someone made the same thing except it's for Twitter. And it has RSS support.
We're launching today our donation campaign to fund our work in 2020!
Not everyone using Tails can donate. When you donate, you are offering to many others who need it, the very precious tool that is @Tails_live@twitter.com:
Donate now to fund our work in 2020.
It's always funny noticing the discrepancy between tropical countries like Costa Rica and those like the US when it comes to what stuff is unusual.
Like one day I saw a video mentioning something along the lines of "dragonfruit and other exotic products" and my brain immediately went like "how on Earth is dragonfruit exotic?" And then reason kicked in and I realised that it's probably not as common as I perceive it to be. 😅
A worker owned taxi #coop in Southend has grown from 6 to 70 drivers.
They repaid all their investors and returned £3000 to their members last year. The same year Uber left the area after failing to compete with them.
We need this in every town and city!
Guys I need a friendly advice.
I am a fresh graduate in physics of complex systems, that means that I am proficient in Data Science, modeling and programming with lots of data but I do not have experience. I am also studying to take OSCP by myself.
I really want to work for a company that makes of open source or privacy or ethic of software in general their priority.
Where should I look for? Do you have any advice for me?
#Medium now fully completed their paywalling efforts. The public page's now completely inaccessible without logging in.
The ability to search for new #content written by independent creators? Gone! The goal's to usurp content created by others free of charge to make you pay the centralized platform to access it.
Student, FOSS enthusiast, geek/nerd in general.
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