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Infosec tales of yore Show more

Masto tracks how many active users there are on a node. Gab has so few they removed it so no one could see.
The most popular hashtag they had only had 40 people on it.

"Hey look we're a MASSIVE federated fork of masto, with our user base of long abandoned accounts that we've imported to inflate numbers so investors don't tell us to fuck off"

dig whydoesmyjunkhurt.private​.search @8.8.8.8 # Are you letting Google know your personal issues via DNS? Try to stop using public resolvers as a default. DNSoverHTTPS? DoH! That's no good either. Put DNS resolvers back on the LANs & let's #MakeDNSSexyAgain #DontGoogleMyOogle

'90s ISP shenanigans Show more

Wisst ihr, was viel schlimmer ist als Retweets, die nach Mastodon gebridged werden?

Retweets, die mit CN „birdsite“ gebridget werden. Sagt nichts darüber aus, was im Tweet gesagt wird, aber ist maximal nervig zu benutzen.

Die Stadt Monheim will Bus- und Bahnfahren für ihre Bürger kostenlos machen.
Kosten für die Stadt: bis zu drei Millionen Euro. #öpnv

Deutschland 2019. Wenn sich Dosen klarer gegen Rechtsextremismus aussprechen als viele Politiker.

block and report spammers (incl. sending the report to the origin instance)

no need to announce their presence

signed,
someone who gets 30 "omg the spammer woke up" posts per every actual spam

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Mastodon - Chaosfield

Semi-private Mastodon instance for Chaosfield, Paranoidlabs and friends. Want an account here without e-mail address of the aforementioned domains? Just write me a short mail. I don't bite :P