Incredibly exciting to get official confirmation that Germany's health service (@gematik1@twitter.com) has standardised on Matrix for secure decentralised communications, targeting all 150,000 healthcare organisations in Germany(!!!) 🤯 Read all about it at matrix.org/blog/2021/07/21/ger 💉🇩🇪🚀

"Qualys Research Team has discovered a size_t-to-int type conversion vulnerability in the Linux Kernel’s filesystem layer affecting most Linux operating systems. Any unprivileged user can gain root privileges on a vulnerable host by exploiting this vulnerability in a default configuration."

openwall.com/lists/oss-securit

"Windows Hello bypassed using infrared image"

therecord.media/windows-hello-

"biometrics", I think it is still preferable to rely on old fashioned passphrases.

So Github's Copilot is now suggesting secrets committed to other public repositories?

twitter.com/alexjc/status/1411

The ultimate responsibility lies on who committed those secrets, but this could have been avoided since Copilot is acting as a distributor of those leaked secrets.

"All Freenode Channels and Users Gone"

reddit.com/r/linux/comments/o0

It seems I no longer have an account on freenode. **I will not create a new one. So don't try to reach me through that network**.

The Debian Project hosts all its development IRC channels on irc.oftc.net and also has a thriving community on irc.libera.chat. The Debian Project no longer has control of #debian on the freenode IRC network. We thank the former freenode staff for their tireless work over many years. Please read wiki.debian.org/IRC for more information about Debian IRC channels.

#Django protip: `manage.py shell`, being a Python shell, can take a `-c` argument. You can use this to make aliases for operations that need to run in your Django environment but aren't worth creating a management command. (And remember, you can separate statements with semicolons instead of newlines!)

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