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Archive for October 24th, 2016

I don’t have #IoT. I have #LoT. LAN of things. 

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/10/24

Interesting thought:

I don’t have #IoT. I have #LoT. LAN of things. My gadgets have no default gateway and cannot talk to the internet. Simple. Now I’m hoping for broad supp… – Jan Wildeboer – Google+

Devices in a separate LAN (or VLAN) with no default gateway and some firewall rules to access them from your regular LAN and update them through FWUPD an open source firmware update.

Sounds like a dream? We should all make it come true!

Read I don’t have #IoT. I have #LoT. LAN of things. for more ideas.


Posted in IoT Internet of Things, Network-and-equipment, Power User | Leave a Comment »

Some links on converting non KVM VMs to Proxmox

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/10/24

Gut feeling indicates I need these someday:

From VHD to Proxmox you need to convert to RAW not IMG:

# qemu-img convert -f vpc -O raw PATH/to/DISK.vhd PATH/to/DISK.raw


Posted in Power User, Proxmox, Virtualization | Leave a Comment »

List of “Plain Text Offenders”; hopefully someone publishes a list of https offenders too

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/10/24

This Plain Text Offenders site lists email screenshots of organisations sending back plain-text passwords they kept on file (According to Robert Love, Idera/Embarcadero should be on the list as well).

It is one of the most horrible things that can be done for a password.

Business and IT do many horrible things, so I really hope someone will start a similar site about SSL Labs F-rated domains. The ones that are so broken that they degraded their https to virtually plain-text http quality.

In the past, a notorious example of this was Embarcadero, who in the past managed to get F-rating or had wrong configurations on the below domains, therefore preventing me from logging in and getting new products from them (which is far worse than them not cleaning up their bug database):

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Posted in Delphi, Development, Hashing, https, OpenSSL, Power User, Public Key Cryptography, QC, Security, Signing, Software Development | 3 Comments »

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