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I did a thing! I decided to jump into this mastodon business and figured why not host it. Any fellow scruffy looking star wars fans are welcome to join me on it!

I'm Jack, a Cybersecurity Specialist, and all around tech enthusiast. I like to be social from time to time, and I'll probably share quite a few interesting Cybersecurity news and articles that I come across.

Nice to meet you lovely internetizens. If you took the time to read this far, I give you a heartfelt thanks!

Lots of activity lately targeting defi apps. Juicy target for most criminals, large amounts of liquidity is a strong attractor.

I for one thinkb it's great to see work like this being done. I also recognize how small a drop in the bucket sized problem this is. But it's a great effort and hopefully one that will continue. Online scams are one of the biggest issues facing the average netizen today.

This app is a ton of fun! Have you played heardle yet?



I've always been leery of storing my credentials in a browser. Interesting article lending my paranoia a little credence. For the record, bitwarden (self hosted) is my password solution currently.

bleh, so much schoolwork this week. Yay summer session! On the upside, only about 4 weeks left, and I'll have a month without classes before Fall semester begins.

Looks like we've got more information on how this bug was found to be actively exploited in the wild, from the cybersecurity firm that original found the vulnerability (Volexity):

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Can't we just all collectively agree to not open untrusted office docs? This is the recent 0day making headlines still, "Follina" - but you better believe there are others that aren't making headlines yet.

Remember folks, don't open any attachments from untrusted sources!

Interesting 0day here...

From the article:
"It uses Word's external link to load the HTML and then uses the 'ms-msdt' scheme to execute PowerShell code," the researchers noted in a series of tweets last week.

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Small instance intended for use by scruffy looking, but well-intentioned rogues who are looking for a Mastodon home. Hosted in Florida, USA.