~=8 Character Passwords Are Dead=~
New benchmark from the Hashcat Team shows a 2080Ti GPU passing 100 Billion password guesses per second (NTLM hash).
This means that the entire keyspace, or every possible combination of:
...of an 8 character password can be guessed in:
(8x 2080Ti GPUs against NTLM Windows hash)
AI text generator not released for concerns about implications
(submitted by HuangYuSan)
'Among the most vexing problems I see is the power asymmetry between the wealthy, largely white, mostly cismale engineers and product managers designing and implementing machine-learning systems to sort and make decisions for people, and the people acted upon by these systems.'
Facebook has a team working on getting kids under 13 hooked on Facebook.
Steve Jobs promised us computers as “bicycles for the mind”; what we got instead are assembly lines for the spirit.
16,000+ words, BUT a great read.
Another Valley "revolution" goes down the drain.
The Dutch historian who savaged Davos elite
(submitted by luukbuit)
Cet après midi (2 février) de 14h à 18h, c'est café vie privée à la Maison de quartier Madeleine Champ-de-Mars, à Nantes (https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/1651704059 ). C'est l'occasion de venir avec nous reprendre en main nos vies numériques ! Plus d'informations ici : https://cafevieprivee-nantes.fr/category/actualites/
What is the difference between USA and USB? Show more
One connects to all of your devices and accesses the data, the other is a hardware standard.
Ending our Medium integration
(submitted by thebaer)
I have no sympathy for those who repent over what they had to put up with to become filthy rich. Still, an excellent review by Ava Kofman
"Facebook’s business model is to give the opportunity to exploit that data to just about anyone who is willing to pay for the privilege."
We Screwed Up! https://bookforum.com/inprint/025_05/20631 @bookforum
stationery fetish Show more
So, 60 days to organise a 350-people conference.
First things first, choose an appropriate bullet journal.
Nothing too fancy, a dependable workhorse.
Citizen Lab was targeted by spies because they revealed shady dealings of an Israeli spyware company, especially those connected to surveillance of Jamal Khashoggi. Nasty stuff.
In case you want to help me raise awareness about institutional corruption on birdsite (repost, updated link):
A big thank you to Google and Facebook for protecting our data & democracy & sponsoring @CPDPconferences (Data Protection & Democracy) alongside other similar organisations like @apple, @bitsoffreedom, @EPICprivacy, @mozilla, @privacy_salon & @accessnow.
Banksy Show more
Who said either drab office or hipster candy wall?
A data knight, far too aware of the dark side.
The algorithmic is political. ('is' as in A⊆P)
Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more