Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 13th, 2017

tante Do not:
- allow him at your gatherings
- let him participate or speak at your events
- attend events including him…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ht

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benpobjie “What if pants were actually made of cream?” twitter.com/Mamamia/status…

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msuiche *APPLY NOW* Emergency patch by Microsoft for MS17-010 catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=… pic.twitter.com/JRynUOQr5r

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msuiche Microsoft is releasing a MS17-010 update especially for WinXP and out of support version of Windows! ..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…hg

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@R_Chirgwin @zackster Nobody has time for those “complex” configurations which then may not work when you’re in a h..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ER

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@R_Chirgwin @zackster Having set up surgical practice, imaging device dumps data to file share, surgeon pulls up on..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…eN

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@R_Chirgwin @zackster Medical devices rather than “software” as such, and the testing-approval regime means stuff i..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…tk

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XplodingUnicorn 4-year-old: I don’t want any more long dresses.

Me: Why not?

4: I can’t run from zombies.

Valid concern.

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@trentyarwood Also, despite your own knowledge of your own specific needs, your “failure” to adopt their plan is be..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…og

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@trentyarwood Remember, folks, techbros believe that for every problem there’s a purely technical solution that jus..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…IH

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snurb_dot_info Talk about burying the lede, NYT: “ [is said to be] willing to testify, but wants it to be in public.” ow.ly/BR7i30bGGFm

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Awww… Look who’s having another attack of Centre of Attention Deficit Disordertwitter.com/SandraSmiles/s…Ez

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mzbat In my NASA exp, patches can (and do) render specialized optics, cryo, & laser systems inoperable. The same is likely true for hospitals.

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pinworm_eh @SwiftOnSecurity IF HEAT RISES, WHY IS THERE SNOW ON THE **TOP** OF MOUNTAINS?

CHECKMATE, SCIENTITS

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MalwareJake The number of vulnerable hosts is likely MUCH higher. Add vulnerable hosts one phish away and I bet conservatively there are 5+ million

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MalwareJake Latest Internet wide DOUBLEPULSAR scans:
Listening TCP 445: 3,078,509
Responded to SMB request: 1,298,343
Infected with DOUBLEPULSAR: 23,104

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@jodiem Well tech journos are arsehats. They’re just repeating the FUD from infosec firms to make it sound big and..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…qt

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@munin @kylegriffin1 Oh yes, on various occasions I’ve asked for instructions in writing, or sent a memo to “confir..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…A4

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@jodiem It’s not really about countries, though. It’s a worm, so it’s spreading along various business and, presumably, social connections.

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@jodiem 75+ at the last count, and the most recent map I’ve seen showed something in Sydney.

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kylegriffin1 Interesting fact—Fmr. DOJ spox Matthew Miller says Comey leaves a protective paper trail whenever he deems somethin.twitter.com/i/web/status/8…PL8

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Further to my earlier rant, Certain People need to read this as well. twitter.com/MalwareJake/st…

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kelseylh Seen in my FB feed: Some lady made a cutout of the top half of Spicer’s head and is sticking it in random bushes pic.twitter.com/R7WHodwbx7

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ncsc Read our CEO’s statement on the set of global cyber attacks we are currently working around the clock on…..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Cf

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.@onthemedia And a good rebuttal — or rather counterpoint — b@GlennThrushsh, “The Subject Is the Proper Noun Donaldtwitter.com/i/web/status/8…6WqI

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.@onthemedia Good @onthemedia segment with @jayrosen_nyu, “Why Normal News Language Is Unfit for Trump” wnyc.org/story/why-norm…

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Listening to this week’s @onthemedia “Shiny Objects”, mostly about Trumpistan I think. wnyc.org/story/shiny-ob…

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“Mark Latham: anti-elite barbs reveal his pain of being an outsider” by @SquigglyRick certainly hits the, er, mark. theaustralian.com.au/arts/review/ma…

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Sat plan, remainder: Significant laziness involving podcasts, reading, kangaroo steak, I think. The last item will be my treat for the day.

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CyberGovAU Concerned about UK ransomware incident, need info & advice? Aust businesses & orgs can contact ACSC on 1300Cyber1 or acsc.gov.au

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wintnation I learnt a lot about lying 😀

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@whereisdasher @markhumphries @cathywilcox1 Ah but no, I’ve never expected special treatment, and certainly not in..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…m4

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@whereisdasher @markhumphries @cathywilcox1 Those stories will have to wait for another time, I’m afraid.

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@whereisdasher @markhumphries @cathywilcox1 Well I grew up on a farm, so I’m more used to smart active dogs too. Ke..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…k5

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Phonycian This paragraph honestly needs to be framed and put in a museum pic.twitter.com/GgNkqB3pZx

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wintnation CO2 is not a plan.

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@whereisdasher @markhumphries @cathywilcox1 Well a PTSD dog might be good, yes, given that I’ve previously dealt with PTSD.

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Opens email.
Sees inbox full of infosec company PR with their spokesperson’s unique* and insightful* feelpinion on ransomware.
Closes email.

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Three hours have passed. Everything is fixed now, yeah?

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OK, it’s gone 0800. I’m going to nap for a while, then come back to see if the IT security industry has fixed everything* yet.

*anything

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zeynep This &@!@ thing has better, clearer explanations and guidance than the “security” help pages of tech companies with..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Mc

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Are we all having fun yet?

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MalwareTechBlog Something like this is incredibly significant, we’ve not seen P2P spreading on PC via exploits at this scale in nearly a decade.

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I’m not sure that “Told ya so” is particularly helpful. twitter.com/hackerfantasti…

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Well given that software has done such an awesome* job so far — see today’s NHS ransomware crisis etc — I can hardltwitter.com/i/web/status/8…e3t6

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HuffPostPol And there it is. twitter.com/HuffPostPol/st…

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engin_eer Google search for WannaCry yields… Keith Urban. What are you implying Google?

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Elemski @th3j35t3r Here is a screen shot of all the file types that WCry 2.0 hunts for and encrypts on an affected host. pic.twitter.com/0WUlq2PEYj

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bl4sty Tracking BTC proceeds is simple thanks to hardcoded payment addresses. (haxx.in/wannacry-monie…) pic.twitter.com/nGNKT00cXu

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wintnation Leftist thugs will stop at nothing - they don’t want you to have lots of fun watching this Hollywood movie

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johnhalton Not sure why the fact the NHS could be so vulnerable to an attack not specifically targeted at it is being presente..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…zf

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Well, unless someone wants to pay me to write an op-ed based on my rant just before. Then I might consider respondi..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…T1

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Pinboard Blaming people for using ancient software is really weird. There’s no other context where we demand constant replacement of things that work

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I won’t be responding to many more @’s this morning because it’s the weekend and your cybers can burn to the ground for all I care.

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@fabulousmrg I think I’ll spend the day tweeting this back to people. Stop blaming the victims because they weren’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Qr

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jleyden is so bad that infosec marketing types have reverted to using medical - rather than military - metaphors.

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@NewtonMark Sadly I don’t have either of these things.

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wintnation What about the public - how are we going to handle that ? More fake news, I suppose???

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BlogsofWar Because that is what you do when tensions are simmering with a state that threatens to use nuclear weapons. twitter.com/espionagenews/…

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OF COURSE I’M IN A GOOD MOOD.

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Of course, because this stuff is always a follow-the-sun thing as people turn on their computers. Be glad it’s alre..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…aj

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Oh Christ don’t read Greenwald you’ll go blind. Just drink brake fluid or something. twitter.com/jdub/status/86…

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Right. Anyone need a bourbon?

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Oh, and while you’re at it, sort out your deeply entrenched and quite frankly Victorian-era sexism and racism. You’re disgusting.

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Just how big a pack of cunts are you people?

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In fact a huge part of the IT industry is hundreds of thousands of people repairing the faults built into the products because they’re shit.

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The IT industry as a whole is fabulously wealthy because it simply doesn’t bother making product that are safe to begin with.

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Then, when the customers get fucked up because they got that complicated shit wrong, the professionals blame the customers for being dumb.

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FFS the industry has been selling products that are so crappy that fixing all their broken bits keeps highly-trained professionals way busy.

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Indeed. There’s a lot of victim-blaming going on today, when in fact the IT industry as a whole has been selling p..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…8k

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Except, say, if you’re running a hospital, where the machines that go ping might stop going ping, and people could..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…KX

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@michaelneale All good. No need to worry about anything whatsoever.

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So that NSA stuff still works, eh.

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Big ransomware outbreak in ~75 countries so far, inc NHS hospitals, using an attack tool based on one of the recent..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…sb

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Well, I think I might grab a coffee and sit here watching the world burn.

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Oh yes, lovely. I mean you can’t get much more as this, right. This is all completely wonderful. pic.twitter.com/Ak4KCJ84F4

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Ah yes, everything seems to be working perfectly. twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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Oh good, I see everything is going swimmingly. twitter.com/Avas_Marco/sta…

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Saturday. They have run from the scene of your crime, but they are still witnesses. You know what to do. Saturday.

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