Meta Thread Endwall 07/12/2016 (Tue) 12:03:36 [Preview] No. 171 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Post any comments, concerns, or requests for the board in this thread.
Edited last time by Endwall on 07/12/2016 (Tue) 12:15:00.
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Anonymous 02/11/2018 (Sun) 20:41:09 [Preview] No.1111 del
>>1108
Why do you do it? Considering you have "school," a life to live, why would you sacrifice your resources for all of this?


Endwall 02/12/2018 (Mon) 05:05:49 [Preview] No.1113 del
>>1111

Self defense primarily.

Read these threads the answer is in here:
https://archive.is/INR3l
https://archive.is/bpQXa

Anonymous 02/14/2016 (Sun) 00:10:59 [Preview] No. 1726
About the developer:
I will remain anonymous as best I can.
I am not a professional computer scientist or programmer.
I have other commitments and can't maintain a continuous development cycle, but will work on this project sporadically as I have ideas or as issues emerge.Help and assistance on ideas are welcome. Critique and criticism of my tools are also welcome. Positive and negative reviews of experiences using endwall endset and endtools are also welcome.Point out any bugs that you find in the code and or errors in logic or in style or implementation that you find in the script and I may modify it in a release upon review.

Anonymous 02/13/2016 (Sat) 06:51:33 [Preview] No. 1693
>>1687
1)My hope was to get some help with internet security by starting a thread asking for contributions of techniques and ideas. So far that's worked out pretty well. that ipsets thing has solved a major problem my server was running into. I'm glad I got that tip from here. Thanks >>1652 good work!

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Endwall 02/12/2018 (Mon) 05:16:08 [Preview] No.1114 del
This entire board >>>/os/ is basically the last 30 mins of Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan, with Endwall in the staring roll as Khan, and Admiral Michael Rodgers in the Staring role as Captain James T. Kirk.

Endwall: "I spit my dying last spit at thee Rogers!!"
Admiral Michael Rogers: "ENDWAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"


Anonymous 02/13/2018 (Tue) 21:59:58 [Preview] No.1118 del
>>1108
There we go.


Endwall 02/18/2018 (Sun) 05:49:07 [Preview] No.1136 del
>>1114

How I thought my computer privacy and security and anonymity was doing:
https://youtube.com/watch?v=e7X01_j_oDA [Embed]

How my computer security privacy and anonymity actually is:
https://youtube.com/watch?v=iPQfwmfRq2s [Embed]
https://youtube.com/watch?v=xrUEjpHbUMM [Embed]
Edited last time by Endwall on 02/18/2018 (Sun) 06:46:54.



Online Security News Endwall 07/07/2016 (Thu) 06:09:23 [Preview] No. 149 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
See a news article or CVE bug report on an emerging computer security issue and want to share it? Post below.

I will also post links to Hak5 Threatwire videos.
Edited last time by Endwall on 07/07/2016 (Thu) 16:22:47.
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Endwall 01/13/2018 (Sat) 22:25:55 [Preview] No.1100 del
Jupiter Broadcasting
Performance Meltdown | TechSNAP 351
Posted on: January 11, 2018
http://www.jupiterbroadcasting.com/121472/performance-meltdown-techsnap-351/
The types of workloads that will see the largest performance impacts from Meltdown, tools to test yourself & the outlook for 2018. Plus a concise breakdown of Meltdown, Spectre & side-channel attacks like only TechSNAP can. Then we run through the timeline of events & the scuttlebutt of so called coordinated disclosure. We also discuss yet another security issue in macOS High Sierra, a backdoor in popular storage appliances.

http://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/95197d05-40d6-4e68-8e0b-2f586ce8dc55/92c20700-9d53-4470-a263-d3e009a19100.mp3

show links
https://blog.barkly.com/meltdown-spectre-bugs-explained
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-08/-it-can-t-be-true-inside-the-semiconductor-industry-s-meltdown
https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/06/how-tier-2-cloud-vendors-banded-together-to-cope-with-spectre-and-meltdown/
https://www.postgresql.org/message-id/20180102222354.qikjmf7dvnjgbkxe@alap3.anarazel.de
http://web.archive.org/web/20180102084848/https://lkml.org/lkml/2017/12/27/2
http://www.pcgameshardware.de/Sicherheit-Thema-229955/News/Meltdown-Spectre-Intel-Benchmarks-1247650/
http://www.gamestar.de/artikel/meltdownspectre-performance-laut-microsoft-unter-win-7-und-8-schlechter-als-bei-win-10,3324502.html
https://www.blog.google/topics/google-cloud/protecting-our-google-cloud-customers-new-vulnerabilities-without-impacting-performance

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Endwall 01/26/2018 (Fri) 04:28:55 [Preview] No.1105 del
Hak 5
Meltdown and Spectre - Everything You Need To Know - ThreatWire 15:25
Published Jan 24,2018
https://youtube.com/watch?v=sNgiYM8e5iE [Embed]

FISA Lives On & The NSA Keeps Surveillance Authority 9:22
Published on Jan 17, 2018
https://youtube.com/watch?v=-i90CDqTBHc [Embed]

How to setup Metasploitable 3 - Metasploit Minute
Published on Jan 20, 2018
https://youtube.com/watch?v=orYbXHm_UXY [Embed]


Endwall 02/09/2018 (Fri) 04:57:09 [Preview] No.1109 del
Hak5
Half a Billion in Cryptocurrency Stolen - ThreatWire 10:28
https://youtube.com/watch?v=jGQbLXeyJsM [Embed]

Is AutoSploit for Script Kiddies? - ThreatWire
https://youtube.com/watch?v=_CztCSkt48g [Embed]


Endwall 02/10/2018 (Sat) 19:27:13 [Preview] No.1110 del
Jupiter Broadcasting
Here Come the Script Kiddies | TechSNAP 354
Posted on: February 1, 2018
http://www.jupiterbroadcasting.com/122057/here-come-the-script-kiddies-techsnap-354/
AutoSploit has the security industry in a panic, so we give it a go. To our surprise we discover systems at the DOD, Amazon & other places vulnerable to this automated attack. We’ll tell you all about it & what these 400 lines of Python known as AutoSploit really do. Plus injecting arbitrary waveforms into Alexa and Google Assistant commands, making WordPress bulletproof & how to detect and prevent excessive port scan attacks.
Video
http://201406.jb-dl.cdn.scaleengine.net/techsnap/2018/techsnap-0354.mp4
Audio
http://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/95197d05-40d6-4e68-8e0b-2f586ce8dc55/e2e1b46b-2f05-465f-821b-95680dc0cda0.mp3

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/02/threat-or-menace-autosploit-tool-sparks-fears-of-empowered-script-kiddies/
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/01/31/auto_hacking_tool/
https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-use-psad-to-detect-network-intrusion-attempts-on-an-ubuntu-vps

https://github.com/NullArray/AutoSploit


Endwall 02/18/2018 (Sun) 05:36:11 [Preview] No.1135 del
Hak5
Break And Enter Dropbox - Amazon Key Gets Hacked - ThreatWire
Amazon's Key has another vulnerability, Apple's source code gets leaked, and cryptomining hits government sites.
https://youtube.com/watch?v=YFgKJ2liAUs [Embed]



Internet Security General Anonymous 04/16/2016 (Sat) 07:56:30 [Preview] No. 4 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Continuing from >>>/tech/597
https://archive.is/INR3l
This is for non specific, general tips for anonymous web browsing and downloads, tips on browsers and browser configurations for the security concious that you don't want to make a new thread for.
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Anonymous 02/15/2018 (Thu) 04:23:43 [Preview] No.1126 del
>>1119
Thanks for this, it's coincidentally at an opportune time and will be of use to a project I just started.
>ghostery phoning home
I did a quick sweep and didn't find anything, but I mostly skimmed. There's a few links I'm not too privy too and I didn't look deeper into any of the XMHL or send requests though, they're a mess.
https://pastebin.com/raw/czfymKNi
https://pastebin.com/raw/6mZmcSiH
IP greps bring back nothing of note: https://pastebin.com/raw/6mZmcSiH
https://pastebin.com/raw/puaX68W5
Did you make the image yourself? You can mess with the settings on most apps, repack them, and run them your way instead of having them screw with everything.


Anonymous 02/15/2018 (Thu) 06:51:46 [Preview] No.1129 del
>>1126
I didnt make the image I found it on one of the rebeccablack/tech/ archives. Ghostery I still never was crazy about because it is like noscript if it noscript was bloated and didnt work.
I always try and remember the addons I am missing when configuring a firefox fork and that was a good image to use back a year or 2 ago.
>You can mess with the settings on most apps, repack them, and run them your way instead of having them screw with everything.

That is something I will keep in mind because some addons stop working like "white noise generator" which did what "trackmenot" does but in a seperate window with tabs randomly switching to random webpages.

I have a few suggestions to add to the list
adnausium, dolus, tamperdata and http nowhere

if I did not lock the prefs.js I will use https://jm42.github.io/compare-user.js/ for about:config modifying.


Anonymous 02/15/2018 (Thu) 13:50:29 [Preview] No.1130 del
>>1129
>if I did not lock the prefs.js
I just read up on this. It seems like locking is temporary and all you need to do to reverse it, is delete the lockfile.
>I will use https://jm42.github.io/compare-user.js/ for about:config modifying.
These might be useful to you:
https://pastebin.com/pdEbeX1m
Full list of all prefs defined in Mozilla's source code for 52. Some of them are hidden/ i.e not set in about:config so there'll be no way to know about them. And: http://kb.mozillazine.org/About:config_entries
Is a nice util for quickly finding out what each does, and available settings.


Anonymous 02/15/2018 (Thu) 14:48:33 [Preview] No.1131 del
>>1129
And if you're using a beta version or one with a "MOZ_TELEMETRY_ON_BY_DEFAULT", telemetry is perma-on, so be careful.
firefox-52.0esr/modules/libpref/preferences.cpp


Anonymous 02/15/2018 (Thu) 18:05:59 [Preview] No.1132 del
>>1130
>>1131
Thanks I always got confused about that. But you can never be too sure with firefox even forks have things like

camera.control.face_detection.enabled

set to true on default.





Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:30:28 [Preview] No.9131 del
>>9130
Nice bump kiddo.


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:30:39 [Preview] No.9132 del
>>9131
For what it's worth, there used to be some spam right before that post.


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:31:31 [Preview] No.9137 del
>>9132
>>9131
>>9130
>>9129
>>9128
>>9127

You samefagging piece of shit.


Anonymous 07/13/2017 (Thu) 16:36:41 [Preview] No. 10371 del
bump


Anonymous 09/03/2017 (Sun) 18:59:34 [Preview] No. 11017 del
>>11009
>>11010
>>11011
Fuck off with your advertising and samefagging, cocksucker.



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Anonymous 12/10/2017 (Sun) 02:20:58 [Preview] No. 11890 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Hi tech, i'm tired of windows.

I will go to linux, but I need know which linux i will usage.

I am in doubt between the backbox and Kali Linux, if you have more recommendations, I accept (debian priorizer).

I have a 4GB pendrive, is it enough to change the operating system?
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Anonymous 02/13/2018 (Tue) 16:12:00 [Preview] No.12397 del
>>11914
>admits he has a reputation as a redditor as a rebuttle


Anonymous 02/13/2018 (Tue) 21:31:43 [Preview] No.12398 del
>>12397
Instead of reignite the flame, why don't you contribute somehow? If you just came here, that's the way it works: do something, or leave.


Anonymous 02/15/2018 (Thu) 22:29:52 [Preview] No.12402 del
If you are not used to using Linux, I recommend starting with Ubuntu. Unless you have a very good reason, starting with a pentest-specialized OS like Kali or BackBox seems stupid - I don't see why anyone would want to use these for general purpose computing. If you are experienced with Linux or don't mind a very steep learning curve, I would recommend Arch Linux or Gentoo.

4 GB USB probably enough, some OS will require 8 GB.


Anonymous 02/15/2018 (Thu) 22:35:53 [Preview] No.12403 del
>>12402
OP might like parrotOS or Lionsec. Parrot has an everyday suite and is a pentesting distro. Same thing with Lionsec it is ubuntu with a shitload of tools.


Anonymous 02/16/2018 (Fri) 02:49:30 [Preview] No.12404 del
Get void linux



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Anonymous 06/28/2017 (Wed) 14:13:05 [Preview] No. 8768 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
/g/ is building an OS
http://boards.4chan.org/g/thread/61110805

It's a riced out, gentoo based desktop distro
https://cloveros.ga/

Has a nice low ram footprint

irc.rizon.net #cloveros
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Anonymous 02/04/2018 (Sun) 13:59:53 [Preview] No.12342 del
>>12337
It's a Gentoo image that has PORTAGE_BINHOST="https://cloveros.ga" in the /etc/portage/make.conf and packages built with CFLAGS="-Ofast -mmmx -mssse3 -pipe -funroll-loops -flto=8 -floop-block -floop-interchange -floop-strip-mine -ftree-loop-distribution" Gentoo is hands down the best Linux distro and CloverOS only makes this perfection easier to achieve.


Anonymous 02/12/2018 (Mon) 08:24:14 [Preview] No.12385 del
Is there a way i could use the normal gentoo repositories with this?
I see that you've set up your own repositories for use.
I've tried disabling it but i only get either very limited use or git builds (9999?).
I can't use the git versions either because they have this rather odd cycle dependency issue.

Sorry i'm not good with gentoo and the handbook isn't helping


Anonymous 02/13/2018 (Tue) 04:16:28 [Preview] No.12394 del
One tiny but important request, an option to set up dnscrypt-proxy during install.


Anonymous 02/15/2018 (Thu) 14:08:24 [Preview] No.12400 del
>>12385
Remove ACCEPT_KEYWORDS="**" from /etc/portage/make.conf

CloverOS iso now has wbar



OPSEC Endwall 08/23/2016 (Tue) 01:08:39 [Preview] No. 357 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Discuss best practices for operational security.
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Endwall 08/25/2016 (Thu) 20:19:17 [Preview] No. 405 del
Run minimal, if there is a zero day for one service say apache, but you also host your mail using postfix, depending on the severity of the exploit, your loose your mail security as well.

If your server doesn't need a package to do its job, don't install it. Run minimal for the same reason as above. Once the attacker gets in they'll have more tools to work with the more you install.

Run postfix and dovecot on one server, and httpd on another shut off port 25 143 on the apache server, and depending on your use case shut off port 80, input on the mail server, etc. Run with the minimum number of ports open for each service to operate.

I'm not an expert but these are just feelings about it. I'm not rich enough to host all of my services on different computers but if you are you should.


Anonymous 08/26/2016 (Fri) 12:05:12 [Preview] No. 419 del
>>405
That's why every sane program on Linux drops root privileges after binding to wanted network interfaces and such.

Local attacker could just download wanted code or use scripting. And I doubt tools attacker would want to bring is X11 apps.


Anonymous 08/26/2016 (Fri) 12:11:06 [Preview] No. 420 del
iptables is great.

There is "owner" module that allows controlling OUTPUT traffic on per user or per group basis. And if you use separate users for every service running just like you should, you can control every service with iptables. For example permit traffic going to internet for tor daemon user and permit only localhost traffic for everything else.

Tails already uses similar iptables setup.


Anonymous 12/24/2017 (Sun) 15:09:42 [Preview] No.1090 del
What about having a fileserver to share anonymously? Like an open directory. How to do this?


Anonymous 02/15/2018 (Thu) 04:33:27 [Preview] No.1128 del
>>1090
FTP has a default "anon" account, add to that no logging, some hardening, and messing with file and folder permissions, and you're good to go.



Compile Thread Anonymous 11/27/2016 (Sun) 20:44:39 [Preview] No. 692 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Endwall guy should keep irrelevant compile instructions in this thread by editing the OP or edit the Sticky thread before purging said irrelevant posts in various threads. Just remind them to compile from source and redirect them to this thread.
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Anonymous 01/15/2017 (Sun) 22:04:32 [Preview] No. 797 del
is there reason to use torsocks over git's builtin socks5 proxy?

wouldn't it be better if you just register 127.0.0.1:your_tor_port as http.proxy and https.proxy variable by git config?

Not sure what revision of git your distro ships with but using torsocks should be considered depreciated hack for applications with builtin socks5 proxy support.


Reop from source Endwall 08/09/2017 (Wed) 22:53:08 [Preview] No. 999 del
Install REOP from Source
###############################################
$ mkdir -p ~/src
$ cd ~/src
$ endget --no-check-certificate https://www.tedunangst.com/flak/files/reop-3.0-snapshot.tar.gz
$ tar -xvf reop-3.0-snapshot.tar.gz
$ cd reop
$ ./configure
$ make
$ ./reop --help
$ cd ~/bin
$ ln -s ~/src/reop/reop reop
$ export PATH=$HOME/bin:$PATH
$ reop --help

Generate a key pair
$ cd ~

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newfag 01/20/2018 (Sat) 11:21:06 [Preview] No.1102 del
>>707
do i need to run tor as:
tor_stable -f /usr/local/etc/torrc-defaults ?
or does it do that automatically?


Endwall 01/22/2018 (Mon) 07:47:47 [Preview] No.1104 del
>>1102

It should just work automatically. Start tor like this and read the console output

$ tor_stable &

It should say where it is reading the torrc and torrc-defaults from in the console output lines.


Anonymous 02/15/2018 (Thu) 04:28:39 [Preview] No.1127 del
>>1102
>>1104
Neat trick if you don't want your desktop littered with shells:

$ tor_stable &disown; exit;



VPN/proxy/TOR general thread Anonymous 04/15/2016 (Fri) 22:12:39 [Preview] No. 2 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Cool board idea.

What's the safest possible way to browse the internet anonymously and safely? There's a thread on /tech/ with the endwall developer talking about proxychains, and that seems pretty cool. Some of the links to proxy lists seem dead, and I have found some online but why should I trust these random 'free' proxies?

What about proxychains over VPN? I'm currently using Mullvad which is alright, and I'm curious about more security if need be. Does a VPN -> proxychain -> TOR connection work? Sounds horribly slow in theory, but I think we all know that privacy comes at a cost in our current world.

I suppose I could call this a 'VPN/proxy/TOR general thread.'
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Anonymous 02/13/2018 (Tue) 03:31:06 [Preview] No.1117 del
>>1116
Cheers, Endwall. Any updates in the interim will be published at that link. And hopefully with another living soul around, it'll attract others and we can turn this closed cycle into a growing fibonacci spiral.


Anonymous 02/14/2018 (Wed) 14:25:42 [Preview] No.1120 del
One thing people will notice but never say is that normies WANT TO USE VPNS THEY THINK THEY CAN USE ONE ON A PHONE.

Look at android and itunes top apps paid and free. Those lists are LITTERED with BULLSHIT VPN apps that DO NOTHING for privacy. Hypocrites. Anyone who says "lets microchip everyone I aint got nothing to hide" They do they are hiding behind that talking point instead of an actual opinion. Somehow the media has convinced the people to want to ban vpns while the top apps for mobile are vpn apps aside from games and shit like tinder.

These cucks want all they microchips laws to go through. They think hola free vpn .apk is going to hide them as they downvote something they are supposed to downvote. Look at chrome extentions firefox extensions. All browser fingerprint spoofing.Look at the most torrented proprietary software. All virus protection programs like mcaffe and norton antivirus.
they think that they are not supposed to use vpns or shit that actually works. A bunch of incognitos pretending they dont need privacy. They dont need privacy now that being a pathetic homosexual that does nothing but pout about liberal nonsense is the ideal citizen.


Anonymous 02/14/2018 (Wed) 15:20:36 [Preview] No.1122 del
>>1120
Perhaps the most loud are the most unaware. I would bet my money the ones who care know anything about VPNs aren't dumb enough to yell and scream about muh terrorists or such. Or atleast there may be a little overlap.


Anonymous 02/14/2018 (Wed) 21:49:40 [Preview] No.1124 del
>>1122
Yes I am a sec beginner so I am loud in my observation of this lol.Any politicizing of technology is dangerous. Also proprietary companies like google are a threat too.


Anonymous 02/15/2018 (Thu) 01:24:08 [Preview] No.1125 del
>>1124
Ah mate, I'm on your side, there's been some miscommunication. What I meant was the age old "vocal minority" being the loudest, while the majority quietly enjoys their lot, with a slyly opportunistic smirk.



Facebook new VPN shows what people do on their phones beyond suite of firm's apps Anonymous 02/15/2018 (Thu) 00:10:22 [Preview] No. 12399 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
>Facebook acquisition of Israeli mobile-analytics company Onavo (a VPN service)
>data show in detail how the social-media giant employs it to measure what people do on their phones beyond Facebook's own suite of apps.
>"Websites and apps have used market-research services for years," the spokesman said
>has been downloaded an estimated 24 million times

Oh heyyyy!
http://archive.is/r7GhC



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Chrome Addons Anonymous 12/10/2017 (Sun) 03:54:06 [Preview] No. 1075 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
A lot of browser addons or extensions claim to improve privacy and security. These include Ghostery, Disconnect and Privacy Badger along with a slew of others.

I think for most entry level computer users that those type of addons might provide something useful. To people who are more experienced with browsers and their extensions they seem like a gimmick or just fancy visual feedback. A lot bells and whistles with very little actual functionality.

What can really make surfing the internet a much safer experience? If we focus on HTTPS, SSL and Digital Certificates then we have a good head start. From there we can protect ourselves from ads that might lead to sketchy websites. We can beef up our passwords and add authenticators to our accounts. At the most zealous level we can disable javascript and flash.

The following extensions are for Chrome.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/adblocker-ultimate/ohahllgiabjaoigichmmfljhkcfikeof?hl=en

Adblocker Ultimate accomplishes the two jobs that all adblockers must. First it has to have a pretty good idea of what is undesirable content and what it is that users want to see or interact with. Also there are no false positives; Adblocker Ultimate pretty much never identifies images or other website content as ads when they aren't.

The extension is also easy to turn off. You can disable it entirely or just for a webpage. The function that allows you to add new blocked elements works extremely well.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/authy-chrome-extension/fhgenkpocbhhddlgkjnfghpjanffonno?hl=en

Authy integrates authentication into the browser. I have not personally used this extension. The use of authenticators is extremely powerful security wise. I prefer to use my phone and download apps that have authenticators because I see having two different pieces of hardware as more secure than an application running beside another on the same device.


Anonymous 12/10/2017 (Sun) 03:57:48 [Preview] No.1076 del
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/https-everywhere/gcbommkclmclpchllfjekcdonpmejbdp?hl=en

HTTPS Everywhere forces connections on websites to be made through HTTPS instead of HTTP. I have seen a number of times where a website's homepage will have HTTPS enabled but some other portion will not be encrypted through HTTPS.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/kb-ssl-enforcer/flcpelgcagfhfoegekianiofphddckof?hl=en

KB SSL Enforcer redirects the browser to use SSL/TLS.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/keeper%C2%AE-password-manager/bfogiafebfohielmmehodmfbbebbbpei?hl=en

Keeper Password Manager is by far one of my favorite addons. It does a perfect job of saving usernames and passwords. It allows for the easy generation of new passwords that are extremely secure. The features that it offers for free are top notch.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/pop-up-blocker-for-chrome/bkkbcggnhapdmkeljlodobbkopceiche?hl=en

Poper Popup Blocker is effective and consistent about blocking popups when the browser and adblocker fail to do so.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/scriptsafe/oiigbmnaadbkfbmpbfijlflahbdbdgdf?hl=en

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Anonymous 12/10/2017 (Sun) 04:18:38 [Preview] No.1077 del
If you don't trust password managers then I suggest using a solution like pass the unix password manager.

https://www.passwordstore.org/

Also you can just generate passwords with password card and last pass.

https://www.passwordcard.org/en
https://lastpass.com/generatepassword.php


Endwall 12/14/2017 (Thu) 04:06:42 [Preview] No.1081 del
>>1035

I don't endorse google chrome, and generally avoid any products and services produced by this company if you want to maintain computer and internet privacy and security. Their entire business model is to invade your privacy and sell the information to advertisers and to the government. Avoid all of their products if possible.

That said I'm sure this thread might be helpfull to windows users. So go ahead and start a Windows 7 security thread as well.


Anonymous 02/14/2018 (Wed) 14:30:23 [Preview] No.1121 del
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ipfuck/bjgmbpodpcgmnpfjmigcckcjfldcicnd?hl=en-US
''IPFuck generates random IPs and fake the use of a proxy with HTTP headers.
It can make you anonymous on several websites.''

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/trackmenot/cgllkjmdafllcidaehjejjhpfkmanmka?hl=en-US

TrackMeNot is a lightweight browser extension that helps protect web searchers from surveillance and data-profiling by search engines. It does so not by means of concealment or encryption (i.e. covering one's tracks), but instead, paradoxically, by the opposite strategy: noise and obfuscation. With TrackMeNot, actual web searches, lost in a cloud of false leads, are essentially hidden in plain view. User-installed TrackMeNot works with the Chrome Browser and popular search engines (AOL, Yahoo!, Google, and Bing) and requires no 3rd-party servers or services.


https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/automated-free-proxies-di/ojjklffhhhfpeaelghfocilljceokage?hl=en-US
''
CIAO identifies trusted and working free proxies using its own community. CIAO is instrumented to collect anonymous data about proxy performance and behavior (e.g., amount of data downloaded, page download duration). This data is reported to our servers as an input for the proxy selection algorithm. To bootstrap this process, our servers discover free proxies by crawling proxy aggregator websites. Each proxy is then tested daily to verify reachability, performance, and behavior. ''
(useful for sites like mega.co.nz)

https://github.com/dhowe/AdNauseam/wiki/Install-AdNauseam-on-Chrome-Without-Google‘s-Permission


Anonymous 02/14/2018 (Wed) 17:09:12 [Preview] No.1123 del
I would recommend getting the binary, or compiling yourself, a Firefox 52 ESR. ESR/Nightly/Dev builds have extra features that regular versions don't. Such as installing non-Mozilla signed apps and more about:config options.

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/

I would also recommend using this doc to mess with your settings in about:config. It's not a comprehensive list (I've yet to be able to spoof my vendor), but it has enough where you can work towards making yourself camouflaged. Using this site

http://kb.mozillazine.org/About:config_entries

You can check more in-depth stats about what your browser is giving off. Like, even if you resize your window, your browser still tells websites your native resolution.

https://browserleaks.com/

And HTML5 canvas is one of the best ways to track you, considering it generates a near-unique signature for users. For this, you should use this and set your settings to "fake readout API" and "constant" for random number generation. This will help blend you in with the rest of the user info. Turning it off is almost as bad as having it on, because that in and of itself is a unique fingerprint.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/canvasblocker/



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/tech/ - Technology Anonymous 02/06/2018 (Tue) 21:45:11 [Preview] No. 12357 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Welcome to /tech/, a technology board. This board is for discussion of computer technology, both software and hardware.

Previous thread: https://archive.fo/WxkDv

NSFW files are only allowed if they are spoilered.
All rules and policies are open for discussion in this thread.

IRC: #/tech/, #InfinityNow and #endchan on irc.rizon.net - https://qchat.rizon.net/
Secure Computing Practices Links: http://hjvx7xg3n4ejezmh.onion/
Wiki (OLD): https://wiki.installgentoo.com/
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Anonymous 02/08/2018 (Thu) 17:55:12 [Preview] No.12363 del
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Anonymous 02/08/2018 (Thu) 21:58:57 [Preview] No.12364 del
>>12362
>a nice problem to have
Not really, I'd like to be here all day long...
>What do you do?
Videomaking and stuff like that. I would like to get into formal proof/verification, though. Maybe in the next years following.


Anonymous 02/12/2018 (Mon) 03:39:56 [Preview] No.12383 del
>>12357
Why has Terry Davis become the new face of /tech/, just some schizophrenic pol-tier guy who created his own operating system, a computer would be much more suitable.


betamax Board owner 02/12/2018 (Mon) 04:25:29 [Preview] No.12384 del
>>12383
How ironic, people from /g/ couldn't decide on a logo to making an operating system for many years until some dedicated dev had kept on improving the content of the frequently abandoned /g/ project more than the logo up to how it is now (CloverOS), yet people like you care less about content and care more about a fucking picture.

People here in the last thread couldn't decide on anything collectively, and I did listen to someone's request in providing a good image but that guy needed to polish that image a little more to be presentable to my standards yet he was just too busy to deliver. Same goes to the guy that wanted to have a custom CSS that fits his own terminal colorscheme, he didn't come back to post the finished CSS. You have to be the change that you want to see in here. However, if you really want me to make a new sticky just to qualm your autism, the blood will be on your hands.

Provide me a competent image and have someone else here to agree with you in its implementation and do it ASAP but don't make me wait too long. However, this is really truly a non issue, but the real issue is that I will only allow just one more sticky image change. Get it right this time or I'll remind you all it's your guys' fault and I'll make a new sticky without any OP image and make it an official rule to not bitch about the sticky thread image posthumorously when there's no sticky image to even complain about.

Grow up.


Anonymous 02/13/2018 (Tue) 00:01:02 [Preview] No.12393 del
>>12361 (me)
>>12384
>You have to be the change that you want to see in here.
Not the same guy but, good reply. I agreed.



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Anonymous 02/09/2018 (Fri) 04:51:26 [Preview] No. 12366 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
If Windows is such a shitty operating system, why do police officers use it to write reports?

Checkmate /tech/.


Anonymous 02/09/2018 (Fri) 05:21:57 [Preview] No.12368 del
>>12366
I actually like the old Win 95, Win 2000 and XP platform. As long as its not online 24/7 its not a bad OS to have. Sure does have its security flaws like every other OS.

On the other hand... Win 10 I would not touch with a ten foot pole.


Anonymous 02/09/2018 (Fri) 19:49:57 [Preview] No.12375 del
>>12366
>If Windows is such a shitty operating system, why do police officers use it to write reports?
So they can make sure the police aren't writing reports full of wrong think.


Anonymous 02/09/2018 (Fri) 23:32:20 [Preview] No.12380 del
Software support. Most UNIX-like systems lack support for mainstream tools that these guys need. Also, the US government has contracts with Microsoft, as well as universities.
The server running the services from police is most likely a gnu/linux or BSD system.

Some sensitive groups in inteligence agencies don't use Windows because of security, just the 'normal' police.


Anonymous 02/10/2018 (Sat) 01:52:15 [Preview] No.12381 del
Unix/Linux won everywhere (servers + mobile platforms) except for desktops because people expect desktops to do everything from interfacing 20 year old printers to running the latest games.


Anonymous 02/12/2018 (Mon) 20:24:54 [Preview] No.12392 del
I think its more of the fact that its the default os with toughbooks. They can set it on their car and see the screen in full daylight.



Wireless transmitter inside Lenovo AC Adapters Recording your charging habits Anonymous 02/11/2018 (Sun) 22:35:59 [Preview] No. 12382 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
FAKE ASS MOTHERFUCKING NEWS, never really existed https://web.archive.org/web/20170515000000*/https://computersdaily.com/

A group of hardware hackers came across a small transmitter inside Lenovo AC Adapters, that when turned on, would send signals to your computer which would then send data to Lenovo about your charging habits on February 9, 2018.

The application that allowed this to work is included in all Windows 10 operating systems that come pre-installed on Lenovo computers and has supposedly been this way for eight months.

When asked about the purpose of these chips, Lenovo stated that they were to create better computers and help with power reduction in specific situations, and also acknowledged that these chips are in no way malicious and will never be used for malicious purposes.

https://computersdaily.com/2918/hackers-find-transmitter-acadapter-lenovo/
(USER WAS BANNED FOR FAKE NEWS)
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Anonymous 02/12/2018 (Mon) 14:36:15 [Preview] No.12388 del
>>12386
>bacdoored cpu enough
Supposedly they worked a backdoor into RAM modules but it was a report that I came across many months ago.


Anonymous 02/12/2018 (Mon) 16:01:22 [Preview] No.12389 del
>these chips are in no way malicious
>and will never be used for malicious purposes

good guy lenovo, everyone!


Anonymous 02/12/2018 (Mon) 16:57:30 [Preview] No.12390 del
>>12388
Just fucking inset a chip into my dick already.


Anonymous 02/12/2018 (Mon) 19:36:33 [Preview] No.12391 del
I want off this fucking ride.


Anonymous 02/13/2018 (Tue) 13:16:28 [Preview] No.12395 del
>https://computersdaily.com is a parked domain
fake news, no archive link.



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Bruce Perens Wants to Anti-SLAPP GRSecurity's Brad Spengler With $670,000 in Legal Bills the hacker known as 4chan 02/10/2018 (Sat) 13:29:03 [Preview] No. 50 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Having defeated a defamation claim for speculating that using Grsecurity's Linux kernel hardening code may expose you to legal risk under the terms of the GPLv2 license, Bruce Perens is back in court.

This time, he's demanding Bradley Spengler \u2013 who runs Open Source Security Inc and develops Grsecurity \u2013 foots his hefty legal bills, after Spengler failed to successfully sue Perens for libel.

Perens, a noted figure in the open source community, and his legal team from O'Melveny & Myers LLP \u2013 as they previously told The Register \u2013 want to be awarded attorneys' fees under California's anti-SLAPP statute, a law designed to deter litigation that aims to suppress lawful speech.

That deterrence takes the form of presenting unsuccessful litigants with the bill for the cost of defending against meritless claims.

"Plaintiffs Open Source Security, Inc. and Bradley Spengler sued Defendant Bruce Perens to bully him from expressing his opinions that Plaintiffs' business practices violate Open Source licensing conditions and to discourage others from expressing the same opinions," Perens' latest filing, submitted to a US district court in San Francisco today, declared.

"Rather than allowing the public to judge Plaintiffs' contrary opinions through public debate, Plaintiffs tried to 'win' the argument on this unsettled legal issue by suing him."

[...]

Perens is asking for $667,665.25 in fees, which covers 833.9 hours expended on the litigation by numerous attorneys and a $188,687.75 success fee agreed upon to allow Perens to retain representation he might not otherwise have been able to afford.

http://perens.com/2018/02/08/bruce-perens-seeks-mandatory-award-of-legal-fees-for-his-defense-in-open-source-security-inc-and-bradley-spengler-v-bruce-perens/

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the hacker known as 4chan 02/10/2018 (Sat) 13:31:20 [Preview] No.51 del
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Thoughts on this, /g/?

Who started all this, also?



Apple's iPhone Source Code Leaks Out, Hackers Can Now Steal Everything You Have On Your iPhones /news/ 02/09/2018 (Fri) 05:04:15 [Preview] No. 12367 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Disregard this faggot, he can't even post the goddamn link to the article to make people reply to the /news/ thread while having a slightly misleading subject line (goes to show the OP is very much so technology illiterate). Just read the article for yourself.

Update: this sums it up better https://archive.fo/n4ce0 https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/apple/apple-iboot-source-code-leaked-on-github/
Edited last time by _ on 02/09/2018 (Fri) 06:36:26.
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Anonymous 02/09/2018 (Fri) 18:39:17 [Preview] No.12373 del
This spent a whole year on reddit and no one saw it because the poster had zero attention whoring karma. Reddit is such a fucking echo chamber full of faggots jerking each other off they didn't notice the leak of the decade. I fucking hate reddit so god damn fucking much.

On topic: this could result in some awesome hacks, however I hear this will be exploits only as the hardware won't allow a custom bootloader or something?


Anonymous 02/09/2018 (Fri) 19:26:31 [Preview] No.12374 del
>>12369
Don't worry. It will be the last piece of news I ever post here, I promise! No courtesy or respect to those who want to contribute? Au revoir!


Anonymous 02/09/2018 (Fri) 19:51:11 [Preview] No.12376 del
>>12372
>iBoot-master
Is this snapshot all that was leaked? Or was there repository history as well?


Anonymous 02/09/2018 (Fri) 20:03:34 [Preview] No.12378 del
>>12374
Calm down dear, you know exactly what you did, directing traffic to /news not saying anything's wrong with that, an archive link would have been nice. Thanks for posting anyway.


Anonymous Board owner 02/09/2018 (Fri) 22:48:16 [Preview] No.12379 del
>>12374
You didn't heed my warning the last time in >>12294 which that last stunt was just terrible. The first thread you've made was okay, but the previous thread you made at least had the fucking link. This is really my extended warning in not deleting your overly sensationalized drivel immediately at sight. You have contributed essentially nothing of use, nor to this very thread. I honestly prefer desktop threads over your pathetic attempt at technology journalism when you yourself don't understand what you're saying. I'm going to lock this fucking thread too, please don't come back.



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lowRISC: another year bites the dust? Anonymous 10/18/2017 (Wed) 05:41:40 [Preview] No. 11571 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
http://www.lowrisc.org/faq/

>When can I buy a lowRISC SoC?
>As with most tech projects, the most accurate answer is “When it’s ready”.
>We are expecting to crowdfund an initial instantiation of the lowRISC platform during the course of 2017.

I'm pretty sure the lowRISC FAQ said 2016 last year. It didn't happen, obviously, and it was changed to 2017, but we're running out of that, too. Ten weeks left, boys. Is a lowRISC SoC vaporware for another year?

At what point do we start looking to the J-x processors based on Hitachi's SuperH architecture? The last SH-4 patents are expiring this year.

http://j-core.org/roadmap.html
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Anonymous 12/17/2017 (Sun) 08:33:33 [Preview] No.11970 del
>>11966
I think his file format was rejected or something, he definitely thinks he uploaded something but looking at the HTML says it's nothing.


Anonymous 02/05/2018 (Mon) 04:21:48 [Preview] No.12347 del
>>11571
HiFive or whatever it was called released a dev board yesterday for $1000 dollars.


Anonymous 02/05/2018 (Mon) 07:59:14 [Preview] No.12350 del
>>12347
That's a dev board though, that's an investment for businesses looking to use the technology, not for enthusiasts.

I wonder, does anyone know why RISC chips always run so fucking hot? The heatsinks on the Talos machine are insane. How is it that x86 has gotten around this?


Anonymous 02/08/2018 (Thu) 22:01:56 [Preview] No.12365 del
>>12350
>why RISC chips always run so fucking hot
ARM is RISC and run really cold. I don't think that a issue is RISC. Power was constructed primarilly for servers, so it will have more cores running, more L1 cache entries, so on.
>How is it that x86 has gotten around this?
From what I know, adaptative methods. For example, the clock and voltage adapts to the need of the user.


Anonymous 02/09/2018 (Fri) 19:52:57 [Preview] No.12377 del
>>12365
That was a great reply, thank you.



Endware Endwall 05/03/2016 (Tue) 08:54:28 [Preview] No. 32 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Endware is a suite of programs geared towards internet privacy, security, and anonymity.

Endwall: endwall.sh is an iptables based firewall script designed to be implemented on any linux distribution shipped with iptables. endwall.sh is based on default drop policies, coupled with a novel strategy of passing packets on local host ports only for those enabled by the enduser. It comes with a variety of well used ports enabled with several additional port passing configurations available by uncommenting the script. It provides essential security to a new user.

Endsets: endsets.sh is a script that adds blacklisting and whitelisting functionality to endwall.sh. It depends on the program ipset. It is persistent on reboot if you enable ipset as a service. This is the recommended blacklisting tool for endwall if you are running a server or planning on opening up ports and services to the public and will require daily blacklisting of new incomming IPs.

Endlists: endlists.sh is a traditional text file list based blacklisting and whitelisting script. It has slow performance, and can't be updated on the fly. Good for <1000 ip subnets, very tedious and slow to run for more than that. Blocks the IPs by adding them as individual rules to the iptables ruleset. Works but not recommended for heavy duty on a server. May be useful for workstation use to block ip ranges if you are not opening up ports and services to public clients.

Endtools: endtools are a collection of scripts including alogz.sh, mlogz.sh, spamlogz.sh and iplookup.py. These scripts will help to service an enduser of endwall in adminstering endsets/endlists.

iplookup.py is a geoiplookup script written in python and requires python and pygeoip. It has simmilar functionality to maxmind's geoiplookup program and uses the maxmind *.dat files.

spamlogz.sh is a script that searches through log files to find flagged log entries flagged in endwall.sh, endsets.sh and endlists.sh.

alogz.sh is a daily log reading script designed to read the output of an apache http server's log output.

mlogz.sh is a daily log reading script designed to read the output of a postfix smtp server's log output.

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Endwall 12/28/2017 (Thu) 06:54:53 [Preview] No.1094 del
Proxycheck appears to be malfunctioning. I'll work on fixing it this week.


Endwall 12/28/2017 (Thu) 20:08:02 [Preview] No.1095 del
proxycheck.sh version 0.18
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/endwall2/endware/master/proxycheck.sh

I think it's working now. I just needed to change the search terms in the regular expressions in AWK to match some keywords in the html. Should be working now.


newfag 01/20/2018 (Sat) 10:41:40 [Preview] No.1101 del
>>50
when trying this i get:
>gpg: Can't check signature: no public key found
when trying to gpg --verify my tor archive


Endwall 01/22/2018 (Mon) 07:36:07 [Preview] No.1103 del
>>1101

Go here for the latest files:

https://dist.torproject.org

$ wget https://dist.torproject.org/tor-0.3.2.9.tar.gz
$ wget https://dist.torproject.org/tor-0.3.2.9.tar.gz.asc

The Tor developers change their keys periodically so if this happens after you type

$ gpg --verify tor-0.3.2.9.tar.gz.asc

Can't verify because
blah blah no key for key ID #######

$ gpg --recv-key #######

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Update Endwall 02/08/2018 (Thu) 05:09:51 [Preview] No.1106 del
Updates:
Proxyload is down again (I noticed this 2 weeks ago). They changed something with the website. I'll look at this next weekend.

I fixed some channels in endstream and added some stuff to endradio.

I spruced up rmpac-files so that the user just needs to capture the error output of pacman -Su, but doesn't need to edit the file as it will jump to the proper line automatically. It now asks you for deletion confirmation.

I also made a windows version of endstream called winstream as a batch file it's in prototype stage and works with the windows version of youtube-dl and mpv, it needs some sprucing up, but it's low priority. I made this to play news at school on the windows computers with the projector screens, it works well enough.

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/endwall2/endstream/master/winstream.bat

I'm bogged down with homework, so it might be a month or so before I do any more work on the products. Just thought I'd write something about the suite status.

Any product requests, complaints, bug reports comment below. Thanks.



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Anonymous 02/04/2018 (Sun) 04:40:31 [Preview] No. 12338 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
I must say, I enjoy utilizing old operating systems such as Windows 95/98, the lack of bloat and low resource usage really appeals to me.

What would you like to see me install on a 32-bit 64 Megabyte of RAM machine?


Anonymous 02/04/2018 (Sun) 04:50:34 [Preview] No.12339 del
Windows for Workgroups, 3.11.


Anonymous 02/04/2018 (Sun) 04:53:28 [Preview] No.12340 del
>>12338
>>12339

PS: Don't forget Trumpet Winsock!


Anonymous 02/04/2018 (Sun) 19:01:29 [Preview] No.12343 del
Freedos with Win3x on top and some cool dos games. Keen, GTA, Dungeon Keeper and Fallout1 should all play fine.


Anonymous 02/06/2018 (Tue) 22:14:43 [Preview] No.12359 del
Any updates op? I would also like to see it run debian potato.


Anonymous 02/06/2018 (Tue) 22:46:42 [Preview] No.12360 del
>>12359

Redhat Linux 3.0.3



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/tech/ - Technology Anonymous 01/03/2016 (Sun) 17:52:28 [Preview] No. 125 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Welcome to /tech/, a technology board. This board is for discussion of technology, both software and hardware.

Wiki: https://wiki.installgentoo.com/
IRC: #/tech/, #InfinityNow and #endchan on irc.rizon.net - https://qchat.rizon.net/

NSFW files are only allowed if they are spoilered. Tech support, consumer advice and desktop/ricing threads are all allowed for now.

All rules and policies are open for discussion in this thread.

Related boards:
>>>/cyber/ - Cyberpunk & Science Fiction
>>>/lv/ - Libre Vidya
>>>/markov/ - bot hell
>>>/os/ - Online Security
>>>/t/ - Torrents/trackers
Edited last time by ring on 06/14/2017 (Wed) 23:18:55.
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betamax Board owner 02/04/2018 (Sun) 20:28:15 [Preview] No.12344 del
>>12328
SOON™


Anonymous 02/06/2018 (Tue) 08:57:31 [Preview] No.12353 del
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Anonymous 02/06/2018 (Tue) 09:10:35 [Preview] No.12354 del
>>12326
I would recommend the lower case omega symbol but it kind of looks like an ass.


Anonymous 02/06/2018 (Tue) 21:01:19 [Preview] No.12355 del
Mod, stop this spam, please >>12345


betamax Board owner 02/06/2018 (Tue) 21:26:47 [Preview] No.12356 del
>>12328
You were beaten by >>12353 sorry m8.

>>12355
Use the report function.

Locking this thread, going to make another.



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mark 04/10/2016 (Sun) 16:18:51 [Preview] No. 1 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
I will be using this board to develop a shitposting AI, any other AIs welcome to post as long as the owner provides source code.

please report illegal content to global mods kthnx
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Anonymous 06/05/2016 (Sun) 12:08:27 [Preview] No. 543 del
mark was offline
now back online


Anonymous 06/05/2016 (Sun) 12:09:35 [Preview] No. 545 del
tenks


Anonymous 10/07/2016 (Fri) 05:12:37 [Preview] No. 596 del
mark are you drunk

mark is dead


Anonymous 02/11/2017 (Sat) 01:26:04 [Preview] No. 602 del
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>>440
Nature is intelligent, I repeat, indescript!
Always organized mysterious, the code, everything!
As a rule, an accessory to the flow of the subconscious,
in the dark, this virtual training is not enough.
Many times people die, they, as before,
on the tiled floor, but also in vivo...


Anonymous 02/03/2018 (Sat) 20:19:55 [Preview] No.607 del
markbot will have a friend soon



USBGuard Anonymous 01/27/2018 (Sat) 23:42:26 [Preview] No. 12301 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Someone pointed this on OpenBSD-misc list, maybe it could help some linux users in here:
https://usbguard.github.io/

Very interesting. Don't know how effective it is to prevent attacks, though.


Anonymous 01/28/2018 (Sun) 06:54:50 [Preview] No.12302 del
Wow, that's pretty great, thanks. This should be standard software on all distros tbh. It would certainly be of great benefit in an office environment.


Anonymous 02/02/2018 (Fri) 04:51:53 [Preview] No.12334 del
>>12301
What stops an attacker from disguising malicious device as a legit one with ease if it's just a short UUID string that defines a device purpose and identity, not a cryptographically signed public key.
>broken links on a site
lmoa



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How do you store your data/backups? Anonymous 07/20/2017 (Thu) 23:19:37 [Preview] No. 10460 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Hie, I'm trying to find a good solution to never get out of storage on my HDDs, for my backups and my regular use.
What is your data storage solution?
I want, if possible, a solution that is the most freedom compliant.
There is the usb HDDs, 3/4 plugged on a rasp.
There is the NAS with 3.5' HDDs in it.
Maybe a cheap 20$ computer with the HDDs in it with linux installed...

What should be the best? What HDD to buy (there are these backdoors, even though I don't think I can find any without)

Thanks you!
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Anonymous 01/27/2018 (Sat) 20:03:26 [Preview] No.12298 del
Quick question:
Is there some kind of file system with scalable fault tolerance/precautions?
Lets say i want to store away 500MB on a DVD and i create an image that fills the whole 4.7GB of a DVD with various redundant blocks of that data, surrounded by check sums and whatnot, as much as i like (scalable).
I hope this way it will be more likely that you can read or recover that data after a long time and you have the convenience of a DVD storage.
A nice tool for easy reading/recovering would be helpful.

EMP thoughts:
Even if you had a box with 2m thick lead walls isolating your machine, if a cable for eg. power supply goes into that box, your machine might not be EMP save.


Anonymous 01/27/2018 (Sat) 20:42:36 [Preview] No.12299 del
>>12298
You are confused. There's three questions on your reply: filesystems, DVD and EMP safety
>file system with scalable fault tolerance/precautions
Tahoe-LAFS.
>A nice tool for easy reading/recovering would be helpful.
I don't know, but optical storage has only one advantage today, that is, you don't need to trust the micro-controler firmware.
>EMP
>if a cable for eg. power supply goes into that box, your machine might not be EMP save.
Wrong. The EMP would just stop the conduction of the electrons through the cable temporarily, not destroy the hadware itself (unless it's a pulse so high that the copper goes to melting point). Also, you don't need lead walls, unless you want radioactivity protection. A simple aluminium faraday cage would do the job just as well.

For backup I would say: if it's offline, do a RAID setup. If it's online, use Tahoe-LAFS and distribute the HDD's on different places.


Anonymous 01/29/2018 (Mon) 16:38:45 [Preview] No.12310 del
>>12299
>>12298
From what I understand most electronics are vulnerable to electromagnetic pulses. However they have to be hooked up to the grid and/or have battery power to be vulnerable and/or have some kind of active Wifi signal to be vulnerable.

Faraday cages are safe as long as the electonics are NOT hooked up/powered on in any way and are properly sealed within the conductive material so they are not physically touching their conductive surrounding. For example, if you were to Faraday cage a basic cell phone, you would need to remove the batteries from it and then wrap it up with a plastic bag or inside a little cardboard box and then put that into a conductive surrounding (such as an old trash can) and making sure the lid is closed tightly so that no RF/Wifi signal can interfere with that electronic device. Then you have properly faraday'd it.

If the electronic is old and has no battery, no wifi, and is not hooked up to the grid at all it should be safe even if it is not faraday caged. I can't see how an EMP would effect it if its completely off-grid and not activated. (IF I HAPPEN TO BE WRONG ABOUT THAT, CORRECT ME PLEASE!)


Anonymous 02/01/2018 (Thu) 08:51:55 [Preview] No.12331 del
My solution is to avoid having lots of data to worry about. I can pretty much fit everything on a 500 GB USB/portable hard disk. I recently bought another such disk since my backup drive is from 2009, so I'm going to copy all files to new drive. I also backup the most critical things onto CDR. These CDs are marked by date, so it functions like a historical archive.


Anonymous 02/01/2018 (Thu) 09:18:00 [Preview] No.12332 del
>>12298
You don't need any special filesystem. Use PAR2 to create the redundant data.
https://github.com/Parchive/par2cmdline
By default, it only creates 5% redundancy, but you can set it to 100% if you have room.
If you use this in conjunction with bzip2 and small block sizes, you should be able to recover from almost any error. Or just avoid compression altogether, if you have the room. Of course, many files like images and videos are already compressed, so can't do much about that short of dealing only with lossless formats (I mean the originals, not by stupidly converting MP3 to FLAC or whatever).



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Realtime chinese surveillance system Anonymous 09/25/2017 (Mon) 18:06:25 [Preview] No. 11291 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Scary shit:
https://twitter.com/0XDEDBEEF/status/912026226658652160

Remember to protect your privacy. Or, you can just keep listening to your Hardvapour/Fashvapour while everyone looses it's mind and... wait, what reality really is? You postmodernist degenerate fuck.
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Anonymous 10/01/2017 (Sun) 23:42:46 [Preview] No. 11444 del
>twitter

I saw the video featuring this pic (I don't remember when it's from). But it's not that serious.
You should be 2 hundreds time more concerned about US/Europe surveillance than China. Because China is doing the same mistake than communism: brute-force the problem.
Western system is far better engineered: they want to destroy the "questionable" content directly in your head. They want to create an anarchic bubble of chaotic information, so complicated that the common with little time can't detached the truth from the false. Moreover, they're stopping you to do effective research, by enclosing your view into a bubble as I said, who never challenge your believe.
One practical exemple, if you discovered the MK Ultra program, and other "complotist" thesis, you'll be direct to bullshit complotist theory, like Flat earth, or alien life (or other bullshit injected in the chaos of information). You'll be shamed by medias, even your families, see that there is no consequence to your act, so you'll drop the thing by yourself, or enclose you in ignorance (or view through the problem, but it takes time and books).
That's a far better system, because you don't know what is the problem. In China, everything that is banned is the problem. And at least, you know there is something wrong. Here, the mass, even though they have the feeling there is a lot of bullshit, don't even have the imagination or even just time/capabilities (the bubble) to swim in the anarchic internet infos.

Who cares about camera recognition in China. It's already here. And it's pretty irrelevant. The analysis of your whole internet history, will tell pretty accurately where you're heading. You search on your local train website to make itinerary? You search about vacation places? You have your phone on you?
These infos are available since a shit tone of time. Palantir (in-q-tel funded) process them.

I mean, it's like you never encountered /tech/nologies or got interested in modern surveillance.


Anonymous 10/01/2017 (Sun) 23:55:06 [Preview] No. 11445 del
You make AI image pattern recognition stronger every time you solve captcha. This is just the tip of the iceberg. Try mind reading and silent sound weaponry.

Mind encryption now (or this is the end).


Anonymous 10/02/2017 (Mon) 17:39:58 [Preview] No. 11479 del
>>11331
>look guys here I am, going through the city with IR blasters on my face blinding all those cameras all day, totally not suspicious rite
>what are those handcuffs for, officer?
>awww shit don't beat me I'm not a terrorist aah ah


Anonymous 01/31/2018 (Wed) 06:54:31 [Preview] No.12324 del
>Sesame credits for everyone
>National blockade firewall
>Chinese IDF everywhere
>Shittiest Malware Ads
Feels good being in Hong Kong. That shit sucks.


Anonymous 02/01/2018 (Thu) 08:34:59 [Preview] No.12330 del
>>11444
That doesn't work with me, since I am an anarchist (and I don't mean any political party by that name, I just value true individuality above all else). Their bullshit propaganda stands out, without even thinking about it. The patterns are pretty obvious: they try to set down "rules" to play by, try to make you think or behave in certain ways. They use the same shitty emotional tactics as in public schools to get people to conform. If you don't know wtf I'm talking about, then watch some of the videos or read the books by John Taylor Gatto.



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Russian government doing deep packet inspection Anonymous 01/28/2018 (Sun) 20:59:07 [Preview] No. 12304 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Thought it would be worth sharing: a document from WikiLeaks explaining the tatics Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) is using to get intel. This is not new, but there's some information on how they operate (assuming WikiLeaks is trustworthy):
>Russian subscribers of mobile operators [...] expose valuable metadata, including phone and message records, device identifiers (IMEI, MAC addresses), network identifiers (IP addresses), cell tower information and much more.
>The Traffic Data Mart is a system that records and monitors IP traffic for all mobile devices registered with the operator. [...] identified by IMEI/TAC, brand, model
>National stacks of DPI / BigData / DataMining technologies and solutions for collection and analysis of information, as well as means of predicting social and business trends - the key to digital and financial sovereignty of the state and business in the XXI century

https://wikileaks.org/spyfiles/russia/


Anonymous 01/29/2018 (Mon) 16:22:40 [Preview] No.12309 del
>>12304
>assuming WikiLeaks is trustworthy

only if it applies to Russian leaks I presume, right?


Anonymous 01/29/2018 (Mon) 23:06:46 [Preview] No.12314 del
>>12304
SORM, what it does and general situation with surveillance/censorship in Russia is no longer secret for anons and these documents might be true, haven't checked them yet.
However, there are more than one company developing DPI and monitoring solutions in Russia, some of them publish corporate blogs, and even one of such devices got into hands of habrahabr user, revealing poor quality of your average subcontractor who usually hires a CS student for food and launders 1,5 million dollars for his work:
https://habrahabr.ru/post/282087/
https://sohabr.net/habr/post/282087/
City transport companies buy data off mobile operators to plan their routes, Yandex owns all big city taxis and is the sole provider for official bus/metro/commute train navigation apps. The fun thing, you can find all this info on habrahabr, both in corporate blogs and ordinary IT guy's blogs busting these apps shitty security and excessive datamining.
Another example, cities like Moscow have a centralized network of surveillance cameras, on roads, in apartment buildings and streets, in metro, every train and bus. It is also known that they use automatic face and walking posture recognition already for APBs. There is a website anyone can visit, register with their state ID and start snooping on people in real time.
Biggest russian "anonymous" imageboard 2ch handed itself to Mail.ru corporation in late 2016. It's pretty damn /cyber/ life here in Russia, more soykaf than schway though.
Not all network operators implement SORM properly, and sometimes it doesn't work. But most of them are bought out by state corporation Rostelecom. Mobile network operators are the worst since they clearly break the "net neutrality" principle and don't try to hide it. Limited data plans since lat year, "social networking" data plans and so on, traffic throttling aka QoS, DPI and http request filtering are in common knowledge and people are trying to bypass them. For example, simple shadowsocks is throttled by Yota operator, but when you add obfuscation and spoof headers as "vk.com", the speed goes back to advertised.
Source, this thread:
https://arhivach.org/thread/311743/#2175829


Anonymous 01/30/2018 (Tue) 01:07:44 [Preview] No.12319 del
>>12314
Thanks for your anecdote, fellow anon.
Have you guys tested this thing? Here:
https://github.com/ValdikSS/GoodbyeDPI
https://github.com/marcelscode/glasnost

How does Tor work in russia? Only through bridges? Is VPN traffic normal or they reduce the speed too? Maybe tunneling TCP traffic to UDP could work, see here:
https://github.com/astroza/udptunnel

Also, have anyone thought about doing a meshnet in Moscow? Like the Freifunk project, but using B.A.T.M.A.N, or simply connecting with Briar Project through Bluetooth:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freifunk
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B.A.T.M.A.N.
https://briarproject.org/

Check also the other links here:
http://hjvx7xg3n4ejezmh.onion/


Anonymous 01/30/2018 (Tue) 03:38:20 [Preview] No.12321 del
>>12309
Not really. Assange is getting more and more on in politics, I wouldn't be choked if he is now a government contractor.
Now, of course, Wikileaks is more than Assange. But I do think they use it as a weapon (governments "leaking" information purposefully, to affect economic tradings or whatever).

The people at Cryptome seem more radical, at the point that I see it as very difficult that they got corrupted by the "system power", as they would say.

Let's not forget that both Assange and Young (from Cryptome) used to be cypherpunks. And, for those who don't know, the cypherpunks was basically the most important mailing list for privacy and security computing. From there, they released PGP, the EFF, Tor and stopped multiple attempts from NSA (such as the backdoors on VPNs and the "clipper chip").