This is excellent news! Except for the many parts of the USG objecting, claiming that there's no way you could go work at a different organization for a while and obtain valuable experience. That's a plus in my book.
Root access on Linux systems - make sure you are patched...
Lots of geekery in this post but it describes a bug introduced about seven years ago in "polkit". Things like interrupting that process 8 milliseconds after starting it can help you get root access on MANY Linux distributions (list provided).
It has a list of SOME vulnerable distributions - what I don't see is the list where it is fixed.
Nigeria bans #Twitter after company deletes President Buhari's tweet
"US Soldiers Expose Nuclear Weapons Secrets Via Flashcard Apps"
Sometimes I do find myself sympathising with Skynet and the shock it must have felt when it decided to learn more about its godlike creators and the world they had created.
We are excited to announce that three new members are joining the Tor Project’s Board of Directors: Alissa Cooper, Desigan Chinniah, and Kendra Albert!
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