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HTCIA International Conference

Looking forward to seeing everyone and speaking at the HTCIA International Conference in Chicago in a day. What is the HTCIA conference? The High Technology Crime Investigation Association’s (HTCIA), International Conference & Training Expo is…

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LinkedIn, Connections, and Trust

A few friends started a discussion about fake profiles connecting to us on LinkedIn. I'll try to summarize the thoughts and discussions we've had around topic. I accept all connection requests. Don't treat "mutual connections"…

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Two Very Different Approaches to Privacy

Screen captures from two websites with very different approaches to privacy and GDPR compliance. Approach One: Agree or get plaintext. Frankly, I like the plaintext version so much more. Approach Two: FUCKING ACCEPT OR FUCKING…

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Short Cybersecurity?

GenesisInvited to attend a seminar on cybersecurity investing, by a friend in the industry, I took it as a chance to listen to what is happening in my own industry. At the seminar, there was…

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History of Asciifun.com

Many, many years ago I owned and ran asciifun.com. Mostly it was created as a way to paste figlet output into code comments and other random stupidity happening on irc networks. Back in 1999, this…

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OSMOSIS 2018

Looking forward to learning and speaking at OSMOSIS 2018 this week. Join your colleagues at the fourth annual OSMOSIS summit. Developed by OSINT (Open Source Intelligence) investigators for the legal, law enforcement, investigative, business and…

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Who makes carbon frames for bicycles?

A simple question, many confusing answers. As I fantasize about various bicycles to replace the current road bike, I wondered who actually makes what frames for which brands. After looking at many of these frames,…

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The Dogs of Amazon

Thanks to Prime Day, I got to see many of the Dogs of Amazon. Here they are, as grabbed whilst trying to shop (unrelated to Prime Day). I only took screenshots of those which appeared…

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