When plastic surgeons seek a meaningful break from their profitable yet banal jobs, some aid missions to economically stressed nations, fixing cleft palates and other deformities for free. If you had a paid 6mo to do anything meaningful with infosec skills, what would it be?

I turn on my PC.

The local wildlife are immediately sterilised by the excessive output from my four exposed nuclear reactors running at a critically risky heat output.

The sound of 10,000 cooling fans deafens the city’s morning traffic as my warehouse of 500 parallel-chained AMD Razer Threadrippers bursts into life, forming the equivalent processing power of 2015 in one room.

Nearby, my cluster of Nvidia 5090 Test Cards begins to warp the local time continuum as they calculate answers man was never meant to know.

Very gently, I open Microsoft Teams.

Instantly, the already deafening noise of fans increases to a murderous wail as they try to keep my equipment at operating temperatures. A nuclear reactors’ fusion catches up with its cooling and explodes destroying the lives of millions. The floor begins to melt away as my processors over clocked ten-fold reach critical mass and descend directly into hell. My Nvidia cluster collapses into a singularity and begins to devour the planet.

Quickly now, I open a text chat, it’s a bit laggy.

The sheer struggle of loading some text destroys the remaining systems. Me and my equipment are deleted from reality by an unknown overseer.

Humanity is not ready for instant messaging

@rgegriff on the pi
apt install socat -y
echo '*/10 * * * * socat tcp4-connect:1.2.3.4:5678 tcp4-connect:127.0.0.1:22' >> /etc/crontab

then when you want a shell, on your server at 1.2.3.4 just run socat tcp4-listen:5678 tcp4-listen:9022
and on your box run ssh -p 9022 1.2.3.4

@furgar Why yes, when you click the button to report a message to Facebook, the message is sent to Facebook. That's what report means. More proof there is no IQ test to be a reporter.

Do not use centralized messengers. I cannot emphasize this hard enough. Do not ever install or use a non-metadata-secure messenger.
twitter.com/scriptjunkie1/stat

@robby websites are getting progressively more bloated and requiring more resources, becoming slower and slower to use even if your computer is the same

This is all very alpha-quality proof of concept and not polished or reliable or audited or secure against many threat models, but it could be if refined enough. I hope it inspires people to embed censorship and metadata security everywhere. Let me know if you want the full code

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This is self-contained in an html and a javascript file and can be saved on your device, even last I checked, iDevices, and with a URL change make its websocket and WebRTC connections without depending on the same JS running on the server or any app store's permissions.

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