Use sshuttle to Keep Safe on Insecure Wi-Fi
I keep forgetting about sshuttle. It’s by far the easiest way to get a cheapo IP-over-SSH VPN working with an OSX client, particularly since it’s in homebrew
(tags: ssh vpn sshuttle tunnelling security ip wifi networking osx homebrew)
BoardGameGeek’s best board games for kids
Warning: Do NOT use my mirrors services until I have reviewed the situation
Things hotting up in TOR-land.
Until I have had the time and information available to review the situation, I am strongly recommending my mirrors are not used under any circumstances. If they come back online without a PGP signed message from myself to further explain the situation, exercise extreme caution and treat even any items delivered over TLS to be potentially hostile.
(tags: tor privacy crackdown anonymity seizures crypto via:hn)
Working Effectively with Unit Tests
$14.99 ebook, recommended by Steve Vinoski, looks good
(tags: unit-testing testing ebooks jay-fields tests steve-vinoski coding)
Fixing tethering on Android KitKat
Google made a change in Android 4.4 which allows operators to know when users are using tethering and conveniently block tethered devices from accessing internet. This can be fixed permanently using the following procedure.Well this is stupid. (via Tony Finch)
Why Ireland must protect privacy of Irish emails and internet usage from surveillance
It’s now over a year since Edward Snowden went public with evidence of mass surveillance and extensive abuses by the NSA, GCHQ and other intelligence agencies. In other countries these revelations prompted parliamentary inquiries, diplomatic representations and legislation. In Ireland the only response was a promise [..] to help extradite Mr Snowden should he land here.
(tags: ireland politics edward-snowden extradition privacy nsa gchq spying surveillance tj-mcintyre)
Final Root Cause Analysis and Improvement Areas: Nov 18 Azure Storage Service Interruption
For the record
(tags: root-cause azure outages postmortem cloud microsoft deployment)