GeForce GTX 1080 Nvidia Drivers on System76 Bonobo 13 Using Pop!_OS

Submitted by rbosaz on Thu, 09/22/2022 - 09:22

After getting my amateur radio licenses (over a year ago), I switched from Linux to Windows because most software for my radios seem to only target Windows. Prior to the switch, I used Linux as my main computers (laptops and servers) for over 15 years, so this was done under extreme protest. How has it been going?

HORRIBLE!

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Zack Whittaker - Week in Security Volume 5, Issue 35

Submitted by rbosaz on Sun, 09/18/2022 - 14:00

Check out Zack Whittaker's Week in Security Volume 5, Issue 35

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  • Ex-Twitter security head Mudge testifies to Congress after whistleblower report
  • Iranians went on a U.S. ransomware rampage, DOJ says
  • Uber investigating breach of computer systems

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Serial Over USB on Virtual Machines

Submitted by rbosaz on Tue, 09/13/2022 - 10:12

I've been having a hard time getting the Uniden SDS100 serial over USB to work with my Windows virtual machine, but finally figured it out.

My virtual machine setup

Host Machine

Using VirtualBox with Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack installed. The first thing you'll want to do after installing the Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack is to enable USB via the virtual machine's settings. I selected USB 3.0, but depending on your use case, you may have to try another option.

Zack Whittaker - Week in Security Volume 5, Issue 34

Submitted by rbosaz on Sun, 09/11/2022 - 12:03

Check out Zack Whittaker's Week in Security Volume 5, Issue 34

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  • Encrypted app Signal just hired one of Big Tech's sharpest critics
  • L.A. school district hit by ransomware
  • Holiday Inn hotels hit by cyberattack
  • Patreon lays off security team

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No Internet After Improper Proton VPN Shutdown

Submitted by rbosaz on Sun, 09/11/2022 - 11:48

I'm running a variety of Ubuntu Linux distribution known as Pop_OS! and have had several issues when for some reason or another Proton VPN is not shutdown gracefully leaving me without internet but still having LAN access.

Proton VPN appears to install an IPV6 "leak" interface which seems to be the problem.

The following instructions will usually bring back an internet connection..

Zack Whittaker - Week in Security Volume 5, Issue 33

Submitted by rbosaz on Sun, 08/28/2022 - 20:34

Check out Zack Whittaker's Week in Security Volume 5, Issue 33

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  • Twitter ex-security head blows the whistle, claims reckless and negligent cyber policies
  • Plex asks users to reset passwords after theft of 15+ million users' data
  • Twilio breach fallout: DoorDash, Authy, Okta

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