I’m not sure how much of my life I have spent watching progress bars, spinning circles, and animated hours glasses but it’s probably a lot. Why not make one on Twitter that can help us hold onto some strands of sanity while we wait for a COVID-19 vaccine to be rolled out?
How I accidentally found people’s bank statements online while trying to build links
While on a foolish errand to do some ‘experimental’ link building, I found a credit company exposing peoples’ payslips, bank statements, and more online. They didn’t seem to care much.
Scraping and identifying faces on Twitter with Python #FaceApp
There’s been a lot of very worried people tweeting about FaceApp after a story broke that it is ‘uploading all of your photos’ to Russians. Despite the story shrinking, realising that their terms are no different from any other app and they’re not actually uploading photos there are still some very worried tweets like this: …
I checked 106,852 email addresses and 19.8% were compromised
Over the period of two years, I checked 106,852 email addresses that were contained in public tweets against known lists of compromised credentials. The results showed almost 20% were compromised.