2.5 Admins 59: Megaphone in the Middle

Why RISC-V looks promising for the future, how the web switched to HTTPS by default, an interesting DoS method, and how mitigating ssh attacks has changed over the years.

 

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RISC-V: The New Architecture on the Block

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Weaponizing Middleboxes for TCP Reflected Amplification

Electronic Frontier Foundation will deprecate HTTPS Everywhere plugin

 

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We were asked about SSH tarpits.

 

 

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2.5 Admins 45: Weapons grade insecurity

Potentially serious vulnerabilities in military systems, a new ZFS feature that’s mostly for home users, and IPv6 on your LAN.

 

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FreeBSD Performance Observability

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Vulnerabilities in Weapons Systems

ZFS fans, rejoice—RAIDz expansion will be a thing very soon

 

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We were asked about identifying devices with IPv6 addresses on a local network.

 

 

 

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