I'm always secretly hoping this technique will fail on some website because the security question check will be multiple choice. Like:
What was your childhood street?
A: Main street
B: Parallel drive
D: Baker street
I'm really happy I haven't encountered this yet, because it's a shitty design for multiple reasons, but I wouldn't be _that_ surprised if this is actually already live somewhere.
It’s a brand new year. Introduce yourself. What are five things about you most people don’t know?
1. My street name is 2oL$IMf4@SGgOaC^q5XF
2. My dog's name is AuHBt4r&2s$n$gCN%9a
3. My mother's maiden name is nX1^L^PX0Kkj!Pz@aibH
4. My childhood best friend was Nf6nP$%9c@cRsTDoVY2B
5. My first car was a $Jvj9Q%XpUpv5WsAdGRF
Originally posted elsewhere by the marvelous Bletchley Punk.
Please don't try to argue with me about this. It's about the concept.
As someone who creates ActivityPub services, it's often a puzzle to figure out exactly how someone else's service federates. Like, what does service X do when I send it a Delete/Note activity?
In an attempt to be a good citizen, I've drafted up a FEDERATION.md file for my fediverse event organizing service I'm working on. Here it is:
I've also started a meta-discussion about how we might start documenting this stuff generally:
What a gem. Someone wrote a DNS over HTTPS proxy in BASH as a CGI! #DoH #DNS
I love open source. Information Security is important to me. I work on Icecast in my free time.
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