Tag Archives: compsec

Thoughts about Online Anonymity

Privacy is dead. Over the past year in particular, we’ve seen a wave of doxing — people who were placed in the spotlight as targets of social wrath. Some of the most innocuous things you can say publicly (online) can … Continue reading

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Like a Virtual Catacombs

Early Christians living in Rome were in a peculiar context. Their government was destined to increase persecution against their religion, and God wasn’t going to take Rome down for several centuries yet. This is not much like our situation in … Continue reading

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Human Politics 03

We are in a civil war. There will be a lot of destruction of physical property. But it won’t be like the old Civil War in the 1860s with massive organized movements on the battlefield. We may have something on … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Them Manipulate You

While the story is a little breathless and overstated, the substance is accurate enough: Avast and AVG antivirus products are tracking you and selling your data. Furthermore, it is virtually impossible to prevent “unmasking” the individuals within this data flow. … Continue reading

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Threat: Web Assembly Language

This is not for the faint of heart, but you should at least be aware that Big Tech has foisted upon us yet one more way they can seize control of our computers at their whims. We’ve already seen how … Continue reading

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Quiet But Not Gone

I still can’t explain why I switched, and it’s not subject to debate, but I’ve been running OpenSUSE the past few days and I’m pretty happy with it. There were some gotchas, like not having installed by default the software … Continue reading

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Bring It Home

Two stories on information warfare. 1. Here is an excellent reason for doing whatever it takes to bring your IT in-house. A class of IT business called “managed service provider” (MSP) specializes in some other particular type of business. They … Continue reading

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The Intel CPU Flaw Simplified

Maybe you’ve heard about this: Major Flaw in Millions of Intel Chips Revealed. Most of the reports assume too much about what you already know, or obfuscate things and miss the point. Bottom line: This flaw allows naughty software to … Continue reading

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How Faith Works

Your commitment to Christ is the starting point for everything. As with the rest of Creation, the human body has a rhythm and cycles of its own. Anyone with a good body consciousness can tell it, but it shows up … Continue reading

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Update on Windows Snooping

If you happen to be interested in the subject, I ran across something fresh: NSA Collects MS Windows Error Information. The article discusses how the NSA is harvesting any bug report or telemetry sent from your Windows computer back to … Continue reading

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