The ‘Unix Way’

By jcn50

It probably shouldn’t, but it routinely astonishes me how much we live on the Web. Even I find myself going entire boots without using anything but the Web browser. With such an emphasis on Web-based services, one can forget to appreciate the humble operating system. That said, we neglect our OS at the risk of…

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, October 2020 Edition

By jcn50

It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month! In keeping with that theme, if you (ab)use Microsoft Windows computers you should be aware the company shipped a bevy of software updates today to fix at least 87 security problems in Windows and programs that run on top of the operating system. That means it’s once again time to backup…

Black Army Diamond – Icon Pack – Fresh dashboard (100% discount)

By jcn50

*** TO APPLY FROM THE SETTINGS OF YOUR LAUNCHER *** (more details in the dashboard) YOU HAVE NEVER SEEN SUCH A DASHBOARDTweaked version of the Candybar dashboard: Splash screen, Fonts, Immersive mode, Layout, Custom icons, Bigger icon preview, and many tiny things… In other words, a new user experience! 🙂 THE USUAL FEATURES AND OUR…

The Big Tech Regulation Rigamarole

By jcn50

CEOs of three of the five “Big Tech” firms — Facebook, Twitter, and Google’s parent company Alphabet — are expected to testify Oct. 28 at a Senate hearing on their control over hate speech and misinformation. The Big Tech companies, which also include Amazon and Apple, have largely done what they want over the years,…

Breach at Dickey’s BBQ Smokes 3M Cards

By jcn50

One of the digital underground’s most popular stores for peddling stolen credit card information began selling a batch of more than three million new card records this week. KrebsOnSecurity has learned the data was stolen in a lengthy data breach at more than 100 Dickey’s Barbeque Restaurant locations around the country. An ad on the…