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Critical security vulnerabilities found in Mastodon. Admins should patch ASAP to 2.4.4.

github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

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Currently, instances.social shows at least 1476 unpatched servers. (3872 servers don't disclose their version.)

#mastodon #vulnerability #security #infosec #cybersecurity #impersonation #doorkeeper

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When things sounds to good to be true, they're probably too good to be true. I really hope this is exactly what they say it is, but for now I remain optimistically sceptic.

"Windows games with no Linux version currently available can now be installed and run directly from the Linux Steam client, complete with native Steamworks and OpenVR support."

steamcommunity.com/games/22141

#LinuxGaming #Steam

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"Security at the expense of usability comes at the expense of security. "

XKCD #936: Short complex password, or long dictionary passphrase?
security.stackexchange.com/que

@hund Comments for your blog? If you can live with JavaScript check out: isso. posativ.org/isso/

Even though it is JavaScript it's one of the best options for a self hosted/privacy aware.

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Man check out these hockey sticks; pretty rad growth if I may say so...

Graph from the Masto Soc user-count bot: mastodon.social/@usercount/100

So here another try for Mastodon. After my first account went down. If this one fails I'll bite the bullet and go to Mastodon.technology

Mostly use toots to post random thoughts and ideas such as:

Why is there no -> read-it-later system

Fosstodon

Fosstodon is a Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.