OpenBIOS - open source Forth firmware
Quick comparison "benchmark" of building all @sigrok components from source:
* Laptop (Ryzen 5 3500U, DDR4, SATA SSD): 6 minutes.
* New PC: 2.5 minutes.
I'm curious how much faster a full #LineageOS build will be; guess I'll find out soon.
Debian 10 buster has been released! https://bits.debian.org/2019/07/buster-released.html
While arguing about the feasibility of reverse engineering Windows into ReactOS, I just remembered that the Windows kernel comes with an x86 emulator to run VGABIOS in.
The amount of weird shit that comes with Windows for reasons is astounding.
A single regular expression hosed Cloudflare yesterday.
GnuPG — "SKS Keyserver Network Under Attack":
"If you fetch a poisoned certificate from the keyserver network, you will break your GnuPG installation."
"High-risk users should stop using the keyserver network immediately."
The reset process for GE smartbulbs is the sweet spot between "impossible to do intentionally" and "easily done by a toddler playing with the lightswitch."
Did you hear? There's a fan project to build Half Life 2 Episode 3. It's coming along rather nicely, and apparently it will support Linux.
Wow, this little logic analyzer for 10 bucks (and @sigrok) make suuuuch a difference working with hardware, it's unbelievable. With all the debugging options I have now, I might just be able to get the original design with the PIC working...
CCC against weakening of encryption by law: Everybody must be able to rely on the fact that the use of digital products and services meets the requirements for the protection of the data and the integrity of the systems https://www.ccc.de/en/updates/2019/encrypted-messengers
*sigh* "As an example, in our paper we demonstrate an attack against OpenSSH in which we use RAMBleed to leak a 2048 bit RSA key. However, RAMBleed can be used for reading other data as well." https://rambleed.com
Teardown & Experiments with Agilent mm-Wave W-Band (75 - 110GHz) T/R Module
GrapheneOS is an open source privacy and security focused mobile OS with Android app compatibility. https://grapheneos.org/
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