Off-site backups are always recommended but it's fantastic when you build a server space that protects the primary storage as well. #sysadmin
Observation I just made in a host's documentation: "The server was last patched 24 JUL, 2019. It is low priority as a service but should be a high priority for replacement given it's a web server running exposed to the Internet. Low priority hosts tend to be high-value targets to others."
What say you, @thegibson ?
AI autocomplete for coding. Is this where we want to go?
State-sponsored MITM (Man In The Middle) attacks just got even more brazen. https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1567114
If, like me, you prefer not to make Jeff Bezos ever richer, here are some alternatives to shopping at the monopolymart.
This is bad, this is very bad. The textbook industry already massively fscks students with expensive textbooks. This will make buying used almost impossible.
Just discovered a new type of spam (phishing?) attack on the fediverse.
Someone has been making accounts with usernames similar to the ones admins of Art Alley have, copying our avatars/headers, and sending DMs to people.
Attacker is using random temporarily e-mail providers and their browser locale is Russian.
Just kinda posting this here because of some negative experience I've had with Mastopeeps in the past. Fortunately it's never been anyone from .art and it's been a while since I got harassed.
But honestly, if you don't like my pin-up art, you can mute/block me and my feelings won't be hurt. Unless someone is breaking actual rules/laws there is no excuse to call them out just bc you personally don't like it.
Tom Scott's educational series on writing an app seems interesting.
Computer geek into musical theatre (tech & crew), cooking, LGBTQI rights, and photography. 🏳️🌈📷🍞🎭
Generalistic and moderated instance.