If you don't tell your significant other that they're special, then an Amazon recruiter on LinkedIn will

@nihl @Ambraven

For bonus points, you can set up fail2ban to immediately block people that try root@ on your server. If you've disabled root login, these attempts are never legit, and can be blocked immediately.

@nihl @Ambraven

I agree, changing SSH ports will cut the automated attempts pretty drastically.

Switching to key-auth only is a good way to protect yourself too.

If you wanted to, you can also install fail2ban and set it up for SSH. It'll block those persistent attackers and reduce your "I'm under attack constantly" stress.

@Cyborgneticz

and they have tongues too. Do think its so they can scream about what they've seen?

@thegibson
I ended up buying a relatively cheap rackmounted server and threw rust into it.

Del. R720's were my go-to, as they're pretty quiet and can take either 3.5" or 2.5" drives (depending on if you get the LFF or SFF models)

If you just want a few 2.5" drives, I suggest an R620.

I'm using both in my lab.

@sampo

The IKEA Trådfri looks like it might be sufficient for your purposes. Plus, there's already a blueprint available for the automations.

hometechhacker.com/using-the-i

@sampo what was the one you already got? Just so I don't recommend it again.

"Sorry I couldn't make it to work today I was busy all night digesting extravagant food and watching the lord of the rings"

No reasonable person could argue with that. It's a fair call.

@sampo

For a remote control, are you wanting to replace something existing (like a light switch), or have the equivalent of a TV remote (multiple buttons on a portable piece of plastic)?

Queen death, satire but not 

You shall not declare that the King is 'not your king' even though you did not choose him and have no decision either way in the matter. Failure to comply will lead to arrest. Yes, we are a democratic country, why do you ask? 🤔

There will be no football matches for a stipulated time frame following the Queen's death as "as a mark of respect". Other sports like golf and rugby are fine and can play as normal. Yes we're being completely serious, why do you ask? 🤔

Yubisneeze

When you hit the Yubikey by accident while typing in a chat window and you end up sending the entire channel a "Yubisneeze."

Philip K. Dick, on his reaction the first time (during the casting process for BLADE RUNNER) he ever saw a photograph of Sean Young.

these captchas are becoming a psychological and philosophical experiment into how a human experiences similarity

Uber Investigating Breach of Its Computer Systems
nytimes.com/2022/09/15/technol

> Uber’s computer network was breached on Thursday, leading the company to take several of its internal communications and engineering systems offline as it investigated the extent of the [compromise].

> Employees were instructed not to use the company’s internal messaging service, Slack, and found that other internal systems were inaccessible, said two employees, who were not authorized to speak publicly.

#InfoSec

@oshy

If it's not a yellow paint job and red Autobot sticker, I don't wanna hear about it.

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