One of the “entertaining” bits of date math: for a perspective that gets commonly used, the number of months between the 1st and 31st of January is 0 and the number of months between the 31st of January and the 1st of March is 2.
How the Fediverse is going for me: posting from Micro.blog; boosting from Mastodon.
All science is either physics or stamp collecting.
This is really good. Starting to understand this idea of dark matter being “collisionless”.
One of today’s moods.
Weird reading the announcement about some new music “… features backing vocals by the late, great [musician that you like]…”. “Late”? One visit to Wikipedia later, you learn that they died six months ago.
Most malware, when it fails a sandbox, or anti-analysis check, will typically halt execution and quit. This hostility in this script was interesting. When the check fails, rather than quitting, it will disable the systems network adapters, use netsh to configure the Windows Firewall to block all inbound and outbound traffic, and then uses an obfuscated PowerShell command “(&gal [?r0]*m)” in place of the “Remove-Item” commandlet, to delete everything in the user’s profile directory, G:\, F:\, and E:\ drives recursively. Then the computer will shut down via the commandlet “Stop-Computer”.
Watch Baraka (1992) and fall in love with Dead Can Dance again. 🎥
I just “love” responses from the Slack API like fatal_error; not only are they uninformative, they’re not valid JSON.