Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 5th, 2015

@pelagikat Outstanding, @cefiar. Keep up the good work, soldier.

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The view from VA544 seat 17A, an Embraer 190. instagram.com/p/3ipxsKCFuE/

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OH: “What’s that word for when you burn someone alive?” “Ecstasy?” Table goes silent.

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OH: “Yeah I was in debating club too, but then I started taking drugs, and now I’m more interesting than you.”

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RT @kcarruthers OMG there’s a whole show about jeggings 😱 pic.twitter.com/NoyWHCw3v1 [Ping @myrcurial]

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@SnarkyPlatypus @0x1C I hope you’re not making an argument against the proposal?

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Thanks, @0x1C, for bringing me champagne. TWITTER WORKS, PEOPLE.

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@OaaSvc Well, there’s on one more question. Better make it a double.

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shipw Lol “you can’t spell @stilgherrian without Stalin” - @Steve_Lockstep

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I’m not on the last two questions so can someone bring me a drink?

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Doing something that’s about 5% like an actual rehearsal. pic.twitter.com/3bf1X9Gpgf

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Half an hour until the Speed Debate, which you can watch live at 1330 AEST. livestream.com/accounts/49315…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Islamic State has ‘best cyber offence’ of any terrorist group, says @mikkozdnet.com/article/islami…

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OaaSvc Shorter concluding remarks from @silviocesare: The world is broken.

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marcoostini Not long now until the speed debate with @JazzTwemlow @evacide @lady_nerd @stilgherrian @Steve_Lockstep @djorm @BernardKeane +

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It’s just on an hour until the Speed Debate, which you can watch live at 1330 AEST. livestream.com/accounts/49315…

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Story filed for @zdnetaustralia, so that should be online soon. And now a quick lunch before the Speed Debate at 1330 AEST.

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@xntrik @y011 @assurance I’m not RTing that, because we both know someone would actually do it. But I did laugh.

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Australian journalists, please read this important public announcement from (allegedly) nice people. twitter.com/y011/status/60…

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SaintRPh One of us conservatives must own this bar pic.twitter.com/5pm4jv1l6T

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And we need to increase the proportion of encrypted traffic, to increase the cost of surveillance, so it’s better targeted.

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He also says we need much easier privacy tools, not having to spend a day getting PGP to work.

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So @BernardKeane reckons we as an industry needs to have a stronger voice on behalf of the citizens.

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OaaSvc Keane points out we’re too small as a market to have the sort of organisations like EFF to protect our online rights.

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Steve_Lockstep .@BernardKeane “Can we trust the industry?” He encourages stronger advocacy by industry.

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Steve_Lockstep - @BernardKeane feels many in are caught betwixt and between on . He urges us to support privacy.

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We shouldn’t look thru ASIO’s prism, “that the internet is the worst of humanity: porn, the Kony video, Mamamia.” @BernardKeane

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OaaSvc We don’t have a right to privacy despite the previous government wanting one because of AGD. They simply refused to write it.

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EvaMcGinness @BernardKeane AGD is the reason we don’t have a legal right to privacy that would make mandatory illegal.

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GreenJ aaaaargghhh. twitter.com/hughriminton/s…

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OaaSvc The greatest threat to us online are not Russian hackers, it’s your own government.

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Steve_Lockstep Keane: Despite all the talk of ‘getting the balance right’, the balance never ever shifts towards civil liberties.

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Steve_Lockstep Keane: “The war on terror endlessly produces more terrorists”.

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Steve_Lockstep Keane: Security agencies look at the Internet and they see “unfettered ideas”.

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OaaSvc Bernard points out that the threat of Senate Estimates is non-existent for AGD because national security. @BernardKeane

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OaaSvc The AGD is completely unaccountable to Parliament or the citizenry. Yet they have a $1B+ yearly budget and increased by $1B+

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troyhunt Finally - metadata retention explained clearly and succinctly! pic.twitter.com/JRvMsXx9EE

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And now @BernardKeane has taken the stage. He says he’ll be more optimistic that @mikko.

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So Medre can make infected drawings send copies of any updates to the drawing to a remote address. Self-exfiltrating drawings!

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Case Medre malware is written in Lisp! Why? Lisp is also the macro language in AutoCAD, so you can infect engineering drawings!

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troyhunt How do you reckon services selling app store ratings work? Exploiting a rating loophole? Not so much… pic.twitter.com/p2zHEm1cFH

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Steve_Lockstep Hypponen: Ransomware threats are served up directly on the . pic.twitter.com/z5GiDbdHAg

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“Whenever you hear the word ‘smart’ for something, it means ‘exploitable’,” says @mikko. “Smart TV means exploitable TV.”

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Steve_Lockstep Hypponen: Ransomware packages are very well supported by their criminal authors! pic.twitter.com/FnkYidnXyu

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It’s early days, but Islamic State has the best cyber offensive capability of any extremist group out there, says @mikko

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troyhunt Ok, everyone chill out over the plane stuff, turns out they have cybersecurity controls! pic.twitter.com/s6C7Uz7DPE

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Why would they let you open the network box in-flight? “As you know, high-visibility vests make you invisible,” says @mikko.

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Steve_Lockstep Hypponen: “But don’t worry - because critical systems are SEPARATED BY CYBERSECURITY CONTROLS” pic.twitter.com/uVGGUctFyl

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What @mikko was presenting earlier is similar to what I tell first-year journalism students at UTS in my lectures there.

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In which @mikko introduces the current face of aviation security… pic.twitter.com/WHorAFswTr

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This is why, for example, Facebook paid $22 billion to buy WhatsApp. To cross-match all the data.

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Twitter can target people by breakfast cereal ‘cos they cross-match your phone number with data miners.

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Steve_Lockstep .@mikko - Twitter lets you target your promoted tweets according to what breakfast cereal people eat.

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Try going to Facebook, Twitter etc as a customer, not a user, and try buying some ads. It will open your eyes, says @mikko.

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Instead, we pay another way: by letting big companies build profiles of us and sell to advertisers.

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“20 years late theres still no easy way to pay for content,” says @mikko. No “buy” button built into our browsers.

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Steve_Lockstep .@mikko: ‘The web in the ordinary sense is about 20 years old.’ pic.twitter.com/fxi501qrl7

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F-Secure’s first website, coded by @mikko in 1994. We all feel old. pic.twitter.com/eBjlSX38zy

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Consumer advice from @mikko: “Get rid of your [old] computer and buy a tablet,” it will be faster, more secure for we.

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“We are abnormal,” says @mikko. We know how to program.

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Distinction being made between general PCs and restrictive devices like tables and games consoles, the latter more secure.

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Steve_Lockstep .@mikko: “Security is attacked by criminals. Privacy is attacked by big businesses which aren’t actually breaking any laws”

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Today we only have two problems to solve, says @mikko. Excellent! Our security. And our privacy. Oh. Cries.

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And @mikko begins by bragging about his “epic PowerPoint skills” From 2006. pic.twitter.com/h4vJg3Grfe

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This final day of will be starting soon, with @mikko’s keynote. Livestream is at conference.auscert.org.au/program

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troyhunt 2) Emphasis is on how the one thing you can easily revoke (payment info) wasn’t compromised whilst the personally identifiable stuff WAS.

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troyhunt 1) Every time an org talks about taking your data seriously, it’s right before explaining how they didn’t take it seriously ENOUGH.

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What is this “Mein Kraft” people keep talking about in relation to the cubedogs?

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Fri plan: 0915 AusCERT conference final day inc 1330 Speed Debate conference.auscert.org.au/program; @5at5daily; 1900 VA544 OOL-SYD; tram; collapse.

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“Shaving Dogs Into Cubes Is A New Japanese Craze And We Can’t Stop Staring” mtv.com.au/travel/news/sh… HT @chris23 pic.twitter.com/Nu0jNt0roA

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“As [US] federal agency reels from massive data breach, Chinese hackers blamed”, writes @zackwhittaker zdnet.com/article/as-fed…

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Oh. According to @darrenpauli, it is. I see.

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So @darrenpauli has just thrown his boarding pass at me. Is that like the keys-in-the-bowl thing? Is this… that kind of party?

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SBSNews : US government says 4 million people affected by cyber breach affecting data for current and former federal employees

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As delegates arrive for breakfast, they are treated to the sound of Phil Collins, causing them to regret their life choices.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Sigh. It’s not just beer and wine. There’s also bacon. Mini pizzas. Party pies. And endless

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@SnarkyPlatypus Look, do you want to be safe from the cyber hackers or not?

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Given that I was one of the very first people to leave the dinner last night, I suspect that breakfast will still be deserted.

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matt_levinson Diversity of your (Twitter) network linked to quality of your ideas (via @jczamora)
sloanreview.mit.edu/article/how-tw… pic.twitter.com/U8lm3nV04v

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“McAfee delivered a surprisingly non-controversial keynote … whilst seemingly tickling himself through the cloth of his pocket.”

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Now here’s an important question for everyone to consider. twitter.com/smartbrain/sta…

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@snare_ebooks It just goes to show that punched cards still have their place in modern society. Can I sing you a song?

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Of course I love you, @snare_ebooks, I’d be a fool not to. A fool, I say.

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I love how in some of the Speed Debate topics I’ll be arguing the exact opposite of what I believe. This is always fun.

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@kcarruthers Exactly. I’ve always liked @e_kaspersky’s simple tips as described in that article too. Cheap and (presumably) effective.

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End of annoyance.

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Me at @crikey_news Tuesday: “ASIC still able to wield its magic hammer online” crikey.com.au/2015/06/02/asi… [$, free trial]

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Wednesday: “Australia’s cyber defence ‘pretty ordinary’ before ASD’s Top Four” zdnet.com/article/austra…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Thursday: “T​elstra CISO blasts cyber ‘attribution distraction’” zdnet.com/article/telstr…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Thursday: “Air gaps still a cheap and effective defence for critical networks: Kaspersky” zdnet.com/article/air-ga…

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I shall now re-plug things I have written so far thus week, for my benefit and your annoyance. Here we go…

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If you want to watch the AusCERT Speed Debate, always fun, at 1330 AEST, here are the details. Warning: I am in it. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Fri plan, draft: 0915 AusCERT conference final day inc 1330 Speed Debate conference.auscert.org.au/program; @5at5daily; 1900 VA544 OOL-SYD; collapse.

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Friday. Whatever happens, there will be pain. Much pain. Can I watch? Friday.

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