Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 15th, 2017

@DavidFeng No no, I’m curious now. But I’m also way tired, so I’ll ignore you until tomorrow. :P

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@DavidFeng I have literally no idea what you’re trying to tell me here.

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Ping @MalwareJake. I wonder if this is the same new variant as you found. twitter.com/willgoodbody/s…

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@TrishHepworth @Histreepix My pleasure. I’m always happy to link up fans of Histree.

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No country was “targeted”. The whole world got sprayed at a random. twitter.com/UpFirst/status…

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One last plug for my @zdnetaustralia rant about this ransomware thing before hitting the sack. Don’t @ me. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@MikePBurgess Was there a phish? Wasn’t this all done through that ex-NSA SMB exploit than Microsoft patched in March?

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That means I’d missed this piece of @CheckPointSW analysis, but the vendors’ PR flooded the media. blog.checkpoint.com/2017/05/14/wan…

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Some good analysis here. I hadn’t seen anyone mention that the Bad Guys aren’t decrypting files before. twitter.com/david_glance/s…

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byt3bl33d3r Need a quick way to find hosts on your network that support SMBv1 connections?
Run: cme smb <CIDR>
Done. pic.twitter.com/ZF5BOFnEZn

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Histreepix A doctor helps explain to Nobel Prize winner Albert Einstein why Robbie left Take That. Princeton, 1995. pic.twitter.com/wtY1OlYBUj

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@heyatikah If true, this would be another thing that suggests this is the work of amateurs, as @Davidramli and I di..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…TZ

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@the_magic_m @o_guest @pookleblinky The image in the article, not the one attached to the tweet.

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This is good to hear, but a new variant was discovered a few hours ago, without the built-in kill switch. twitter.com/NCA_UK/status/…

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@Brocklesnitch @kcarruthers And anything nastier than that is very rare, and you’d already be on the ground shivering. :)

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@Brocklesnitch @kcarruthers The other common possibility is a redback, but you’d know know that by now. ;) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redback_s…

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@Brocklesnitch @kcarruthers No worries. Also, a red swollen area that may or may not be itchy, up to even 5cm acros..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…wl

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@Brocklesnitch @kcarruthers But if you get a fever, a rash other than around the bite, get shaky or any numbness, p..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…qG

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@Brocklesnitch @kcarruthers Cool. If it was something really serious you’d know by now.

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More than 98% of cars use wheels, a 5500 year old technology. twitter.com/tomkelshaw/sta…

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Actually, this IS the best bit of late-night Australia these days. I certainly couldn’t watch it sober. twitter.com/riskybusiness/…

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.@zdnetaustralia @ZDNet I also love how commenters seem to believe that I, or anyone else, giveds a flying fuck what they think.

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SteveMolk I find a series of cartoons or funny drawings usually helps keep their attention. twitter.com/Mamamia/status…

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.@zdnetaustralia The America is starting to wake up. This is when I’ll start getting the most grief for my @ZDNet y..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…c5

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gths @swearyanthony We need an awareness day for victims of Early-Onset Boomerism.

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franksting ARE YOU A SODIUM BICARBONATE ADDICT‽ twitter.com/Hatfulofhistor…

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@johnb78 @franksting Gotcha. Don’t know the structure of the industry.

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@gnasses @ZDNet Yeah, you’ve missed the point. That’s maintenance. We’re talking repairs, where you get a new part..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…LZ

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@johnb78 @franksting Of course not. They’re a mechanical engineering firm. They do motors and brakes and cables and..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Eq

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@o_guest @pookleblinky @TaiwanNews886 We need to flatten out this planet so it works properly.

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@franksting @johnb78 Thanks. If only there was a slower cycle again, so I could leave a draft sit overnight before..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Tu

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@o_guest @pookleblinky @TaiwanNews886 That’s already on my list. :) But it’s not a thing for after dinner at the pu..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…kz

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@o_guest @pookleblinky Hmmm. @TaiwanNews886 seems to be a talk-only account. I’ll chase them tomorrow when it’s not 2200 AEST. ;)

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@o_guest @pookleblinky The ones I’ve seen, yes. There’s several variants, though, and maybe it’s from before this w..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…T0

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@TaiwanNews886 Maggie Huang’s story at taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3161826, was that checked with the 爆料公社 user, or published based on their post?

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GreenJ … and I want their names. pic.twitter.com/VNjsWQP67b

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digitalhen Right and it’s called Windows for Submarines (really!). This isn’t just a regular version of Windows XP. twitter.com/thetimes/statu…

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@yaakov_h I don’t have numbers, but there’s occasional reports of free passes for students, non-profit orgs, community medical centres etc.

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@johnb78 Maybe. This is what I hate about writing to a news-analysis cycle. You discover many subtleties AFTER it’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Wq

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@heyatikah Thanks for getting me to re-read that. It’s quite odd, isn’t it.

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@engochick This is a terrible mental image.

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@heyatikah Oops, gotcha. That does seem to be it, yes. I can only imagine that the hacker assumes that victims migh..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…BL

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@johnb78 No no, I’m talking about in the context of a complicated organisation, not individual computers. Or are yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…YG

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@heyatikah No. The guy whose computer was hit by ransomware told the hackers he couldn’t afford their $300 ransom s..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…cL

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@yaakov_h By whom? These stories aren’t uncommon, by the way.

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@staticsan No, that’s a bold-letter annotation on the inside-collar label, along with the size and washing instructions.

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CrazyinRussia Ivan, fetch the duct tape. pic.twitter.com/NvK1yM3cRn

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I love how Bonds sells some nightwear labelled LOW FIRE DANGER and some that isn’t.

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Shopping next, then home.

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“‘WannaCry’ Ransomware decrypts Taiwanese netizen’s computer due to his low income” taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3161826 Could a..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…i2

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Well those people would be right. twitter.com/smotus/status/…

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“Ransomware’s Aftershocks Feared as U.S. Warns of Complexity” nytimes.com/2017/05/14/wor… (I haven’t read this yet.)

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matthew_d_green MORRIS: What if worms?
STUXNET: What if worms were weapons?
CONFICKER: What if worms avoided Ukrainian keyboards?
WANNACRY: WTF?

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@rwerkh @patstokes Ah that’s a point too. We’re just passing through the initial 72-hour deadline from the first wave of infections.

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@EmzieMac1 I hadn’t seen that story but this is common. On RU cybercrime forums, the guys who hold hospitals etc to..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…sb

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@dobes OK, well yeah, it’s the Monday morning surge. But I’m still seeing a consensus that this is fuck-all given the risk.

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@Davidramli See, @Davidramli, this is another reason I think these guys were amateurs. twitter.com/thegrugq/statu…

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@DanielOCnr Just start on the gin, mate. It’ll be quicker for everyone.

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swearyanthony Somewhere the restless shade of Hugo Boss stirs and goes “what the fuck is this?” pic.twitter.com/1AB6TrEkt3

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@DanielOCnr Hahahahaha you must be new here.

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markhumphries SBS announces 8-hour documentary about the Eurovision streaker. pic.twitter.com/zUB8slApE2

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@dobes Not really. It was $32k around this time yesterday.

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@seamus @dobes Yep, @macgibbon is doing well with the beard, and I’ve told him it doesn’t at all make him look like a hobo.

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@DanielOCnr That’s a good plan at any time, of course, but yeah I reckon we’ve still got some mess to come. Depends..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…CG

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philipdalidakis Nominations for the Awards are open until 16th June techdiversity.awardsplatform.com

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“6 Ridiculous Myths About the Middle Ages Everyone Believes” (Jan 2013) cracked.com/article_20186_… Both a fun read and true. (Date fixed.)

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“A Small Compendium Of Shiny Orbiting Balls” (Sep 2009) greg.org/archive/2009/0… HT @drspacejunk pic.twitter.com/ebLH8C5CQL

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@raaahbin I… I don’t know. Personally, I’m heartbroken.

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BlogsofWar “democracies need to set up national policies for countering hostile disinformation operations, which are going on..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…uo

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@BundyB In the 1960s there was little difference between a computer room and a discotheque.

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Panahi_Fans Every Chris Kenny column could begin like this. pic.twitter.com/Qk337G2xeX

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@thegrugq One-word reactions are the best. Except when they’re dshort Anglo-Saxon words. ;)

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Everyone working with a computer should be required to wear boots like this. twitter.com/histoftech/sta…

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@MikePresland @larryemdur I love that we’re talking about Larry in the third person here. Such manners. (Hi, Mr Emdur.)

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@thegrugq Heh. I like that you spotted that. Interested in your reaction to my feelpinion today. zdnet.com/article/hey-cy…

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@jon_lawrence @ncsc That said, @ncsc has / was building the fast-response DNS block list. I’m not sure whether ISPs..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…N7

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@MikePresland @larryemdur Yeah, large doses of Larry can be bad for your health.

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wintnation PART 1 of my public forum is now up on my YouTube page so you might want to have a good cup of coffee north of the equator.

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@MarcFennell @bencubby @eldonnn That should be “nazis”, without an apostrophe.

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@jon_lawrence Yes, I saw that. I think that’s the BT-maintained list, though, not the @ncsc DNS list. Is that true, chaps?

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@MikePresland @larryemdur In an industry (commercial TV) that’s full of prima donnas (primae donnae?), Mr Endur is..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…xn

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johnmcternan ‘Lamenting jobs lost to technology is little better than complaining that antibiotics put gravediggers out of work’ - @johnthornhillft

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Pretty much. The weekend saved us. But in 10 or 12 hours this next wave rolls past Australia. twitter.com/jon_lawrence/s…

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patstokes City folk never see the hard, ugly reality of wind farming, like having to shoot an old breeze that can’t give powe..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…6m

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My non-expert opinion on this? I reckon few vulnerable systems will have been patched so far. This next wave could well be worse. Stand by.

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OK, the kill switch is widely regarded as the reason this wave of ransomeware was contained. Good Guys found the ki..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Nx

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MalwareJake I can confirm there’s definitely a variant of in the wild with the domain based kill switch disabled:
renditioninfosec.com/2017/05/wanacr…

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So in other words, @smartbrain, you’re asking why Bitcoin doesn’t implement fraud response and regulation? What are..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ll

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Asher_Wolf “There has been no comprehensive risk analysis of the universal electronic health record,” writes @RainaMacIntyre sphcm.med.unsw.edu.au/infectious-dis…

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larryemdur WTF????? A mate just found this creepy eBay listing.. I feel violated, $17.95 worth of..instagram.com/p/BUG4HGSlOSN/9P

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@OaaSvc @swearyanthony After which his weighted body was thrown into the North Sea.

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jeanpaulmulot “Almost 50% of EU businesses with British suppliers are finding replacement elsewhere in the EU” due to say..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…DH

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JamColley personally, I’m more worried about the guy who looks at a football game and sees an invitation to a race war pic.twitter.com/DbvTD4aUyy

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@OaaSvc @swearyanthony I was just projecting from known capabilities in the 1980s and a half-arsed feelpinion. If I..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…fq

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@VS_ @Davidramli Thank you. Downloaded and added to my reading list.

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Followed by “QI” and “Best of Q&A: The Animated Edition”. twitter.com/glengyron/stat…

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@riskybusiness And in a way that they can’t respond to.

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@OaaSvc @swearyanthony That’s what I just said, isn’t it?

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@riskybusiness Oh of course. I kinda riffed off that in my ZDNet yarn, which therefore caused some blowback.

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@ben_hr That is to say, where people with young kids live, \ after-hours public transport doesn’t exist, and there..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…tp

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Well, @iblametom is having a personal NHS-down experience this morning. Happy Monday, everyone. twitter.com/iblametom/stat…

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Still, “relatively” young compared to the Boeing 737 pilots I’ve seen.

(My logical fallacy is: Anecdotal…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ju

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Can someone make this boy happy? twitter.com/nnwakelam/stat…

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This strikes me as being relatively young, but good on her. twitter.com/K24English/sta…

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liamosaur Sufficiently insanely configured infrastructure is indistinguishable from a honeypot

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@swearyanthony Yep. And FVEY have rules of engagement. Various other nations, not so much.

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ripperriver Any Journo’s out there want to help do a story on the vital fight to World Heritage list the Female Factory in Parramatta.?
Urgent.

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@swearyanthony Actually I have no idea whether FVEY can do that shit in real-time, but I imagine they can in retros..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…wL

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@swearyanthony Yep.

1337 h4x0rZ: We use Bitcoin and Tor!
FVEY: We’re running real-time traffic and timing analysis..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Rm

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@swearyanthony Oh yeah. You want to be caught by FVEY or Germany or, say, Japan or maybe Israel. But I don’t thing..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…gs

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@swearyanthony There’s more cooperation between the big players than most people realise, especially at the not-quite-official level.

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@Davidramli Exactly. They do offer support, of course, but the whole ROI model of this seems half-arsed.

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@swearyanthony When you’re being hunted by lions and unicorns, eagles, emus and kangaroos, and the other two, you have a real problem.

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Here’s another way of doing it, though I’d still adapt this as the screensaver rather the wallpaper. twitter.com/fudgecrumpet/s…

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@DDsD 72 hours was the doubling of the ransom to $600. The delete-keys deadline was seven days. But new versions are rolling out too.

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@swearyanthony Well with the UK NHS having been hit hard, we’ve now got @ncsc / GCHQ on the case. These guys are fucked.

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@Davidramli A bit of both, I reckon. $300 a hit? They could’ve gotten their whole $40k with a well-chosen hit on a single hospital.

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@trentyarwood @MalwareJake Well this is a happy story. And yet someone not a surprising one.

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@nnwakelam Indeed. I’m VERY interested in seeing how this one will play out.

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@swearyanthony Exactly. Heads need to be put on spikes here, as a warning. With the NSA getting blamed, somehow, th..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…et

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@vealmince Wow that’s one hell of a sophisticated prank.

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It’s up to USD 43k, and it’s still a crappy take. twitter.com/actual_ransom/…

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I think I should retweet this excellent suggestion. twitter.com/scottamcintyre…

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I’m also being retweeted by @CyberTaters. I’m not sure whether that’s good or bad. twitter.com/CyberTaters/st…

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@MalwareJake @trentyarwood This is all true. It’ll be interesting to see whether this particular wave actually trig..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Hv

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My feelpinion-essay on ransomware and the IT industry has already been causing, um, debate. You may enjoy it. You m..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…2V

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iblametom I do it to other people’s PCs because I don’t like Windows. twitter.com/troyhunt/statu…

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@DrCassCross @ReneeStephen Cheers. It’s been fun watching the discussions this wave has kicked off, and to have my..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…af

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@MalwareJake I see where you’re going here. Hmmm. Well, the NSW govt has a new CISO, so I might ask through her office.

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@jasperwillem @zdnetaustralia See, this is another “you should” recommendation that doesn’t consider the organisati..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…AG

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@MalwareJake Thanks, Jake. Now I’m wondering what the XP vs 2003 situation is in hospitals etc. @trentyarwood, do y..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…mQ

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@Pinboard @trentyarwood @voltagex Noted, and thank you. Love your work, BTW.

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@Pinboard @trentyarwood @voltagex Well played. But I’m so far down the leader board I think I’d need a lot of Googl..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…td

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@voltagex @trentyarwood @Pinboard Well, @Pinboard, if you’d like me to drop your name in, please DM me.

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@voltagex @trentyarwood @Pinboard Alas, I could not discover this on the Twitters or the website, so assumed anonymity was preferred.

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@trentyarwood @dobes Oh I don’t want to even risk seeing the comments. Can you post a screenshot?

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@MalwareJake Why would XP be different? I’m thinking about govt in particular. Wholesale upgrades are capex, which..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…rA

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@trentyarwood Oh I don’t read the comments. I figure if there’s anything important @dobes will tell me.

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@ReneeStephen @DrCassCross That said, I accept that single words can be ambiguous.

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@ReneeStephen @DrCassCross I’m just saying “Yes, I agree with this,” because I often retweet stuff I disagree with…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…oG

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@MartynBoston @ZDNet Preachin’ to the choir here, SIr. :)

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@ReneeStephen Where did you get “surprising” from? I know @DrCassCross’ work and reputation (not sure if we’ve met)..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Sx

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kylegriffin1 “I sit on every chair like it’s a toilet.” pic.twitter.com/EWxR4ZrViJ

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@MartynBoston @ZDNet Yep, and I can see a slow shift happening. I’ve been in a very pessimistic mood the last couple of days, though.

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MarkDiStef Well isn’t this something. pic.twitter.com/rIj3jlBqnh

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Hey @dobes! Check this brilliant piece of BS marketing. twitter.com/NicoleWill100/…

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@MartynBoston @ZDNet Sure, but the reasons why that doesn’t happen are, I contend, about the structural problems in..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…B5

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@SnarkyPlatypus @punchhappiness @johnb78 @cragget Given the description, we’re talking about a pool of maybe half a..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…N9

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@drwolfff @zackwhittaker I was hoping I’d joined those dots through the essay, from specific to general. Apparently..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ao

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@SnarkyPlatypus @johnb78 @cragget I only did that for a few weeks at a time, covering holidays etc. But I’ve done s..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…mS

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@SnarkyPlatypus @johnb78 @cragget No, 0415 was when we started work for 0500 on air. (They’ve got it soft these day..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…8y

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@SnarkyPlatypus @elerimai I’d pop up to see what was coming down the pipeline. He’d reply in his gravel voice, “The..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…WY

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@SnarkyPlatypus @elerimai I also remember our newsroom’s chief sub who even at 0430 was surrounded by cold cups of..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…k0

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@johnb78 @cragget I do know of one breakfast program that was fuelled largely by cocaine. I wasn’t involved, but I could name names.

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@elerimai @SnarkyPlatypus I was going to say that for radio you don’t have to wash, and some of the studios I’ve be..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ln

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dannolan Australian Who Did Not Make Their Money Through Mining, Property, Gambling Or Corruption Confuses Nation

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dobes “Just three Australian businesses were infected”

So I’ve this very nice bridge over Sydney Harbour you might like..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…VI

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“NBN begins providing broadband speed advice”, writes @thelaughingsub zdnet.com/article/nbn-be… As opposed to broadband speed?

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No-one should ever see breakfast radio being made. It’s disgusting.

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No shit, Sherlock.
— Stilgherrian, former radio producertwitter.com/jimwaterson/st…p

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newsbanks “You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.” ~ Al Capone.

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Also, if you click on the ads they won’t dump me. Well, not for ad-related reasons anyway. twitter.com/oliyoung/statu…

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dobes If the government was smart, they would call it artisanal transport, and the kids in Newtown would love it. twitter.com/oz_f/status/86…

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For those of you unfamiliar with the phrase “from arsehole to breakfast time”. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@joshgnosis @dobes You cannot imagine the grief I now feel.

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@dobes Excellent! But obviously the best perspective on this is the chair of the company whose shit was hacked from..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…fa

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punchesbears @Viss @The_PHP_Jedi Shadow Brokers ain’t got shit on a crew of raccoons in a data center

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I see that a shitstorm has broken out because, oh, feelings or something. I think I’ll ignore it. At least once I stop laughing.

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GossiTheDog Life comes at you fast pic.twitter.com/P1u3SHH0Mw

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@R_Chirgwin @zackster I’ve previously been accused of being an ASIO agent, which amused me and surely amused them.

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wintnation SHARE and LIKE this post if you know whats good for you

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Amused by the number of people who think this tweet is about ransomware. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@developerjack @VirginAustralia You CAN change destination mid-flight, but you’d have to smuggle a gun on board som..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…k6

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@jessewimberley @munin This tweet isn’t about security, or even technology.

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@zackster Shoosh. She has enough Ideas as it is.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Hey cyber techbros, smugly yelling ‘patch and back-up’ won’t fix ransomware” zdnet.com/article/hey-cy… Not* a rant.

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Sidragon1 Proposition: New Clearance levels:
S
TS
TS/SCI
VL/FFTP (Vendor Lost/ Found on FTP server)
WTF/G (Google Indexed TS/SCI)

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@daviottenheimer Sounds like a great gig. They’re wonderful machines.

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@fashy @HazRobert More a comment on the bleak futility of existence.

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@daviottenheimer Meh. It’s radiation. That’s physics. Nothing can go wrong.

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whassaname It’s fascinating that we can watch the ransom payments from the global cyberattack happen. blockchain.info/address/115p7U…

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You can buy an FM radio network for that. twitter.com/BIAUS/status/8…

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People who buy the cheapest possible service and then complain that it’s not as good as the more expensive service.

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Damn, I wish I’d seen this tweet before filing. Oh well, I’ve filed now. The river of news moves on. twitter.com/blowdart/statu…

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ItsTonyNow lol what the fuck pic.twitter.com/iWDjdDngfS

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jpwarren White Supremacist or ’90s Stoner Movie Extra? pic.twitter.com/0gPOiVfyk4

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@dobes @zackwhittaker Age before beauty. Or is it pearls before swine? One of those two.

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@dobes @zackwhittaker When Australia has lost both John Clarke and Mark Colvin recently my message to you is to fil..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…MU

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@ItsReallyNick Love your work. :) I’ll be reading that report properly this afternoon. I think someone else covered it for @ZDNet.

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@jeamland @dobes Surely you mean a “cuck of pants”?

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Asher_Wolf service rep told me the general population will be “allowed to opt-out” ONLY DURING A THREE MONTH PERIOD, next year

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thegrugq_ebooks Total fail!

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wintnation The concierge routinely is rude to me and asked to be placed in a granite sphere surrounded by castrated pikemen

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains cyber techbros. Or possibly cybertechbros. Also, a tsunami and cancer.

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Suspecting that @dobes won’t let me use the phrase “pack of cunts”.

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treyford Wanna see rage?

Imagine a cryptolocker for gaming consoles.

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wintnation They claim to represent the majority of people I spoke to, told me they were not interested.

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@Taco_Lad @TheColonial @R_Chirgwin @OaaSvc Thanks. That detail isn’t relevant to what I’m about to write, so I’ll go through it later.

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@OaaSvc @R_Chirgwin @TheColonial @Taco_Lad Those look hand-made, but I’ve seen them made up properly. I’ll have to hunt them down later.

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DPRK_News Pathetic US fascists protest removal of slaveholding rebel icon bearing citronella torches, to protect girlish soft..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…O7

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mrtonymartin And now here’s KGB Soundsystem with ‘Insane in the Ukraine’: pic.twitter.com/xwmgmuz9JB

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@giddeygirl @waferbaby That’s really quite sweet. I once found a family of mice living inside the warmth of a mail..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…b6

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@TheColonial @Taco_Lad @OaaSvc Indeed. This is why it’s quicker to just make up shit, or spurt out your own feelpinion.

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rogerhudson In Australia we have a lot of dangerous snakes and if anyone gets bitten by one cost of treatment in hospital is $..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…dX

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@Taco_Lad @TheColonial @OaaSvc Can you remember where you saw that? I’ve only seen talk of RDP/SMB worming.

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jeffsonstein welcome to Thailand twitter.com/alice6ty9/stat…

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samanthamaiden Great graphic on the budget bounce myth in @australian but omits 96 bounce for scissor hands budget. @CroweDM I fix..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…El

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This is why we can’t have nice things. twitter.com/zdnetaustralia…

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scottamcintyre Prank idea: If your colleagues leave their computer unlocked & unattended, change their screensaver to the WannaCrypt warning page.

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waferbaby In case you forget what country I live in, a spider just crawled out of my laptop.

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GossiTheDog Russian railway ops centre Wanna Cry. pic.twitter.com/Xc3eibMOf1

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Mon plan, redraft: Write for @zdnetaustralia; administrivia; lunch, Katoomba; various workings in the library; remainder TBA.

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GreenJ Journalisms today … pic.twitter.com/XKVy8NExpO

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abcbrisbane Thick fog covers Brisbane, delaying flights, causing delays on roads
ab.co/2pLN02G pic.twitter.com/CzWKtJqig9

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@opinionhacker @SwiftOnSecurity Oh well before then, I’m sure, though maybe not as directly worded.

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And the “experts” wonder why people don’t update their software. twitter.com/WarWraith/stat…

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“Ransomware attack: The second wave is coming, so get ready now” by @steveranger zdnet.com/article/ransom…

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Seriously, folks, if the BEST in you is something that could be brought out by Office 365, you should take a long h..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…AL

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MarcFennell You absolutely do. Come apply! twitter.com/triplej/status…

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hatwell ah yes, the two genders: smoking and farting pic.twitter.com/QIm81W6snS

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Oh here’s another bit of deflection. I’m going to have fun* today. twitter.com/guardian/statu…

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SnarkyPlatypus Sorry, the zeitgeist broke after reading this story twitter.com/ConversationED…

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@voltagex @riskybusiness Cyber exploits can’t melt steel beams.

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@voltagex @riskybusiness Silly person. Jet fuel or exploits can be used for everything from reconnaissance to carpe..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ux

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THE CYBER HACKERS ARE EVERYWHERE.

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riskybusiness Reliable exploits are as essential to NSA as jet fuel is to the Air Force. Let’s have our discussions under that assumption.. please.

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Mon plan, supplemental: I will be writing a feelpinion about the cyberransomware and the cyberhackering, so show me some respect.

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Mon plan, draft: Administrivia; write for @zdnetaustralia; lunch, Katoomba; various workings in the library; remainder TBA.

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Also, your privacy is our top priority, highly sophisticated attack, unprecedented, we’ve found no evidence that da..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…za

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Related: “Enough with the cyber ‘wake-up calls’” (Jun 2014) zdnet.com/enough-with-th… These words link to cyber wake..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…BW

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tl;dr 1. It’s the CIA/NSA’s fault. 2. Something something wakeup call. twitter.com/benwizner/stat…

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benwizner Very strong words from Microsoft’s president, @BradSmi. blogs.microsoft.com/on-the-issues/… pic.twitter.com/y3cpG9KxQM

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joshgnosis Comedian Rowan Dean pic.twitter.com/AxQ4bGA1Mi

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@KrazyKarl910 I really do like your vision for humanity’s future.

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Mintzified Google is fucking useless pic.twitter.com/xeiloHvYNH

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My personal brand is a good way to get the best way to get the best way to get the best way to get the best way to..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…d9

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This is only a metaphor, isn’t it. :( twitter.com/nicchristensen…

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Twitter: Increasing the efficiency of communication since 2006. pic.twitter.com/xvsLcaWxMs

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Pinboard There’s really no need to recommend that users turn on full-disk encryption in 2017. Ransomware will do this for you automatically

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craiu My bad - finished analyzing all worm mods we have and they all have the kill switch inside. No version without a kill-switch yet.

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rik_ferguson My spectacular new shirt gets its first outing pic.twitter.com/6UNLL854LS

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GonzoHacker The XP stands for extra patches

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jturner_ibrs It’s worth highlighting the proactive & useful communication coming from @CERTNZ & @ncsc around twitter.com/certnz/status/…

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@ResignInShame I think it’s appropriate that the only sentence of Pidgin I know is “He talks a lot of bullshit.”

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@ResignInShame Him talktalk long bullumencow peckpeck.

(I don’t know the spelling but I do know the phonetics.)

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Are you “addicted to tech”? Buy some more tech!

Are you addicted to whisky? Buy a beer! twitter.com/danieljohnyoun…

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gcluley People ask me if ransomware might kill someone some day.

I’m afraid that’s already happened… theregister.co.uk/2014/03/18/rom…

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pewresearch How much does science knowledge influence people’s views on climate change and energy issues?..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…VL

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I’m assuming they’ve fixed the internet, yeah?

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Words of wisdom there from @wintnation.

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wintnation Calling me names and trying to help, when i can just have my enemies accounts removed by accusing them of corruption.

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wintnation Become a member - Your membership fees go towards the costs associated with home ownership in this country.

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wintnation Senator Malcolm Roberts is traveling throughout Central Queensland and will be recoverable, even after time spent in prison.

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Monday. Feathers. Basalt. Five spiders. Bell. Monday.

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