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Internet Censorship Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:57:56 [Preview] No. 9272 [Reply]
If you are an American, you can thank these two senators (John Mccain and Fritz Hollings) for censoring a large portion of the internet and preventing people from gaining knowledge and learning.

>"Schools and libraries subject to CIPA may not receive the discounts offered by the E-rate program unless they certify that they have an Internet safety policy that includes technology protection measures. The protection measures must block or filter Internet access to pictures that are: (a) obscene; (b) child pornography; or (c) harmful to minors (for computers that are accessed by minors). Before adopting this Internet safety policy, schools and libraries must provide reasonable notice and hold at least one public hearing or meeting to address the proposal."

It is because of them that filtering software such as IBoss exists and why schools have google integrated within their computers to force students to use their services and to use a filtered search.


How does this make you feel?
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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:58:54 [Preview] No. 9277 del
I'm not for censorship but i get what he's saying, school networks are for school and not for playing games, watching porn etc. And the reason why they force students to use Chrome is likely that the lazy admin isn't foolish enough to require users to use IE, and makes use of Windows GPO to set up stuff like proxies and custom certificates (Chrome uses Windows' settings, Firefox doesn't trust Windows and has its own way of configuring this).

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:59:06 [Preview] No. 9278 del

Teacherdood, you get paid by whom, state, city, or feds?

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:59:17 [Preview] No. 9279 del
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Who cares if the geniuses are multitasking and playing games while you give an inefficient slow lecture, or hand out pointless crossword puzzels as busy work which everyone will cheat on. If the sumb-fucks are not gonna study when it matters, simply hold them back and flunk them until they shape up or drop out.

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:59:29 [Preview] No. 9280 del
Back when I was in high school 4chan was blocked for CP. I thought it was pretty funny. iBoss can be bypassed if you manage to get into the default iboss account on the school system; in mine, I just searched it up on the active directory and guessed the password. Administrators almost had me arrested lmao

Either way, fuckit. It only applies to school kids and even then only 8 hours of the day. For computer dorks it provides a fun game of trying to break it. As long as they don't extend it out to the "real world" and make a filter for all ISPs, I don't exactly give a shit

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:59:41 [Preview] No. 9281 del
>school networks are for school
School is for indoctrination. Free yourself. >>9279 is right in that it ought to be their choice whether they misuse resources and fail because of it, but let them choose.

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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:56:41 [Preview] No. 9266 [Reply]
I'm trying to do something but I don't know the right tool for it.
I want to get the page number from lsw and store it in a file. In this case number 96
This is an example output.
0x1a00005 st
0x180000a the.pdf - 96/181 (96 dpi)
I'm thinking of grep and regex but I've never properly used grep and seems like something too big for such a simple task.

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:56:54 [Preview] No. 9267 del
Hard to tell with that little info.
sed -n 's:.*\.pdf - \([0-9][0-9]*\)/[0-9].*:\1:p'

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:57:04 [Preview] No. 9268 del
I actually did it with:
grep -e 'dpi' | sed 's=.*- ' | sed 's=/.*'
but yours is way better. Thank you.

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:57:19 [Preview] No. 9269 del
For some reason lynx fucked up that paste.
I basically narrowed down the line looking for dpi since, the removed everything in fron of "- " and everything after "/"

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:57:31 [Preview] No. 9270 del
>For some reason lynx fucked up that paste.
It was not lynx. It was the 2 = in a row, which does RED TEXT. You should use code tags.

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:57:43 [Preview] No. 9271 del
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You do not need to pipe grep into sed or sed into sed like that. You can give multiple commands to sed.

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:55:55 [Preview] No. 9262 [Reply]

>CyberX has confirmed at least 70 victims successfully targeted by the operation in a range of sectors including critical infrastructure, media, and scientific research. The operation seeks to capture a range of sensitive information from its targets including audio recordings of conversations, screen shots, documents and passwords. Unlike video recordings, which are often blocked by users simply placing tape over the camera lens, it is virtually impossible to block your computer’s microphone without physically accessing and disabling the PC hardware.

>Most of the targets are located in the Ukraine, but there are also targets in Russia and a smaller number of targets in Saudi Arabia and Austria. Many targets are located in the self-declared separatist states of Donetsk and Luhansk, which have been classified as terrorist organizations by the Ukrainian government.

judging by the targeted countries i wonder who would benefit from something like this...

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:56:07 [Preview] No. 9263 del
Really makes you think.

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:56:18 [Preview] No. 9264 del
That's so interesting. I always thought of passwords by their sound as I typed them. I wonder how accurate this can be and if the keyboard used has any influence.

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:56:30 [Preview] No. 9265 del
I read "cyberx" as "cyber sex"

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:54:56 [Preview] No. 9257 [Reply]


Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:55:08 [Preview] No. 9258 del
It is exciting to think of all the hookers who will have BTC to barter with.

Oh I mean pimps

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:55:20 [Preview] No. 9259 del
btc at $1197
gold at $1249

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:55:31 [Preview] No. 9260 del
Anyone have a source? Where is it now?

I thought it wasn't supposed to spike like this again. Anyone know who is causing this fluctuation? My guess is some of those russian investors.

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:55:43 [Preview] No. 9261 del

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:54:32 [Preview] No. 9255 [Reply]
read and learn famzies

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:54:44 [Preview] No. 9256 del
>If a killer app could be a book, this is it. Would you like the power of invisibility?

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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:53:55 [Preview] No. 9252 [Reply]
So my second hand x220 just arrived and all works fine except the backlight adjustment buttons. No biggie. Just set up some aliases that change /sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/brightness.

Thing is I noticed a power folder in intel_backlight. Do I manually need to change power usage depending on the value of brightness or is it done automatically ?

/sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/power/control is set to auto but ../power/runtime_enabled is set to disabled.

That kernel flag from the archwiki x220 page doesn't work.

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:54:07 [Preview] No. 9253 del
I'm trying my best to remeber dealing with power when I was working at Intel, so bear with me.

The 'power' directory is for runtime power management and coresponds to a device going into a sleep state when it is idle (this is *not* the same as suspend to RAM). This directory exists for most devices (I was mostly fiddling with USB devices). In this case a sleep state makes sense for a device such as USB keyboard or mouse, since the device may not be being used and should enter a sleep state (but it's usually fucky and misses the first keypress or motion so it's usually disabled), but I have no idea what it would mean for a monitor. I'm guessing that changing that brightness doesn't count as entering a different *state*, so any power savings from changing the brightness is automatically done by the component; the only time runtime power management states may come into play is when your monitor shuts off due to inactivity (this is my guess, not confirmed).

See Documentation/power/runtime_pm.txt for more.

Hope that helps.

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:54:19 [Preview] No. 9254 del
That helps a lot. Thanks for pointing me in the right directioin.

Mariana's web Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:49:16 [Preview] No. 9228 [Reply]
Have you been to the Mariana's web? :^)
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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:52:58 [Preview] No. 9247 del

Who is it?

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:53:09 [Preview] No. 9248 del
A namefag from back in the days of torchan.

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:53:21 [Preview] No. 9249 del
No, but I have been to Marinara's web.

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:53:43 [Preview] No. 9251 del
It's not real. I've seen terrible things on the internet, but stuff that's truly important is kept hidden extremely well. If the US military for example were to have something similar to Tor but more secure and someone like you found out about it, they'd burn it to the ground and use whatever backup technology they had in case of such an event. If there are super secret organizations or sites out there, you will never find them. I've been digging for years, and I've found some really spoopy shit, but still nothing that truly shocked me.

iBoss is Botnet Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:48:30 [Preview] No. 9224 [Reply]
Why the fuck does this stupid filter even exist? On work provided computers, this shit is integrated into the computer and tracks your location constantly and you can't end it's process in the task manager/monitor.

At the same time, it is always using your network regardless of your internet browser being opened or not.

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:48:42 [Preview] No. 9225 del
How it's "integrated"? I bet you can boot alternative operating system on that computer to bypass all botnet crap. Just don't write to main HDD if you gonna use that computer like that. Don't do anything non-work-related on spyware-d (by employer and Microsoft) operating system.

>>7625 Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:48:55 [Preview] No. 9226 del
First, be straight and talk about it with your boss. You can take his/her hand and ask him/her to read iboss's AUP together at iboss.com/acceptable-use-policy , which contains the following text:
"Customer understands and agrees that: (i) the Company Property may be used for legal purposes only; (ii) Customer is solely responsible for obtaining all necessary and appropriate consents from End-Users to access, monitor, modify and use the Registered Devices via the Company Property; (iii) Customer shall not access, monitor, modify or use such Registered Devices via the Company Property without obtaining the prior written consent from each applicable End-User; and (iv) Customer shall not use the Company Property in any manner which exceeds the scope of any consents obtained pursuant to subparts “ii” and “iii”."

If you (the End-User) don't consent, and your boss/employer/IT department (Company) doesn't voluntarily turn the service off, please contact iboss technical support team at iboss.com/support

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:49:06 [Preview] No. 9227 del
Who cares? It's not your computer.

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AMD PSP ARM chip Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:46:10 [Preview] No. 9212 [Reply]
So where is the ARM part in new AMD chips? Can I break it?
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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:47:30 [Preview] No. 9219 del
Can someone actually explain to a tech beginner anon what exactly is this chip and what does it do? Some sources are also welcome.

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:47:42 [Preview] No. 9220 del
I actually learned about it watching defcon videos, so I can't quote any links, but I am sure another anon will step forward with some.

Basically it's a separate processor which has a security level which exceeds your operating system. It's to create a secure boot process, apparently.

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:47:54 [Preview] No. 9221 del
I am gonna need more info then that, hopefully another anon will explain and give some sources but thanks for that small piece of info anyways!

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:48:06 [Preview] No. 9222 del
Heres some info since no one here is actually gonna post any:

Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:48:18 [Preview] No. 9223 del
I'm a little foggy on AMD PSP but it's pretty similar to the IntelME. The ME (short for management engine) is a micro controller inside of the CPU. Firmware for the IntelME is stored in the same EEPROM chip as the BIOS firmware. The frontend of the ME is called AMT, which does a couple of other things too but mostly allows for configuration. The IntelME is officially advertised as a remote management tool. You can do stuff like update the OS or even the BIOS of a bunch of PCs in a closet somewhere and you don't have to touch a single one. The ME also runs below (or I should say independently) of the BIOS, bootloaders, and OS. Fantastic for large companies and frightening for home users. The ME has full system memory and TCP/IP stack access. It can control the CPU cores and I think it's safe to assume that it can also record keystrokes and circumvent your OS firewall. The ME can also send and receive network packets. Most models depend on an Intel wireless card to do this but IIRC some models don't. There's absolutely no reason why it should be present in consumer CPUs, as the average user has no uses for it. If you tried to plysically destroy the ME, your computer would shut off every 30 minutes because the ME manages the CPU cores and interacts with the hardware in such a way that it keeps the CPU cores running. Nobody outside of Intel fully understands how it works. It can now be neutralized with software called ME Cleaner that modifies the ME firmware. You need a Raspberry Pi 3, GPIO cables, and a clip to do it. It requires removing the motherboard of your PC. If you fuck it up, the computer will cease to function.

I was using a Thinkpad T400 for a really long time with Libreboot because I was able to disable the ME. ME Cleaner came out late last year. I've since switched to a Thinkpad T420 with an i5 that uses Coreboot as the BIOS and all is well.

ShitHub link: https://github.com/corna/me_cleaner

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Apple II campus Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 20:45:48 [Preview] No. 9210 [Reply]
Anyone think the 5 billion new campus Apple built looks like a panoptican for jealously spying on your employees from an inside point?

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Time for you to buy a new computer Grandpa.