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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #2150 on: March 11, 2021, 09:05 PM »

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« Reply #2151 on: March 11, 2021, 09:14 PM »
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I used the .png above to create my version of the first picture using Paint.net to overlay the robot part over a face.


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« Last Edit: April 03, 2021, 12:25 AM by Arizona Hot »

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« Reply #2153 on: April 04, 2021, 10:01 PM »

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« Reply #2154 on: April 18, 2021, 08:20 PM »
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Am I FLoCed?


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« Reply #2155 on: April 21, 2021, 03:43 PM »
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« Reply #2156 on: April 21, 2021, 03:48 PM »
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Paper napkins are for sissies

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« Last Edit: April 21, 2021, 03:53 PM by Arizona Hot »

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« Reply #2157 on: May 12, 2021, 09:40 AM »

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« Reply #2159 on: May 22, 2021, 03:40 AM »
Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate
-Arizona Hot (May 21, 2021, 08:06 PM)

If the Russian malware is being used by bad actors from Russia the trick might be useful. And only if these persons care about legal implications the Russian courts can subject them to. A lot of malware doesn't even care and if they do, they have built in more extensive/complex checks to see if their malware should be executed or not.

There are scripts that make a normal Windows installation look like a Windows installation in a virtual machine. Malware is known to be able to detect if it runs in a VM or not and will act very differently. Sometimes it doesn't even infect the VM, instead it will try to "jump" from the VM onto the host.

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« Reply #2160 on: May 22, 2021, 10:08 AM »
Fwiw, in my recent experience, there is a lot of ransomware that doesn't give a whit if it's running on a VM. Considering the virtualization of America's businesses, it does not surprise me at all that ransomware doesn't hold back on a VM any more.

But for that - just so everyone knows - best practice is (1) don't link up your VMware to use domain credentials, and (2) don't back your stuff up to permanently connected repositories (like "my backup drive is an iscsi connection to a big disk array") or to a NAS that is linked to the domain. Those things mean that bad guys who acquire domain admin have access to all your assets and can scramble at will. Sending copies offsite is the best.

And worst case your business pays and gets it all back, then you have to fix your external access holes RIGHT AWAY because successful perps often sell your system access to additional bad guys.

And also fwiw, I installed the Russian language on my home PCs after reading this because there's no down side and might be free, albeit iffy, protection.

Edit: and if you do that just remember, Windows-Spacebar lets you switch back to your preferred language when you accidentally switch to Russian.  :D
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« Reply #2163 on: June 21, 2021, 02:37 PM »
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Don’t connect to this silly Wi-Fi network if you see it on your iPhone

The fix is simple. You just need to reset all network settings, 9to5Mac noted. This can be done by going to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings. Doing this resets all saved wifi networks on your iPhone, consequently erasing the cursed network name from the device’s memory. After that, your phone should be able to connect to wifi normally once more.


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« Reply #2164 on: July 14, 2021, 07:13 PM »
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« Reply #2165 on: July 20, 2021, 01:52 PM »
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« Reply #2169 on: September 14, 2021, 03:14 PM »
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