Tag: servers

Equifax sends passwords insecurely in plain text leading to potential identity theft

The credit bureau Equifax claims to take various precautions regarding their customers’ personal information, and attempts to combat identity theft. However, if you ever need to contact their customer service for any reason (being locked out of your account, resetting your password, et cetera), they will send you your password in plain text. You might …

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Goodbye Aristotle

Today, I am retiring one of my previous servers, Aristotle. It has been a good machine, but I no longer need it because it has been replaced by a newer machine in a different datacentre. It had a good run of a couple years, with a nice uptime: bsbc-aristotle aristotleadmin # w 18:22:34 up 475 …

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New Libera site

After many months of preparation, and tons of coordination over the past few weeks, the new Libera site has gone live! Thank you to Ian at colesi for the beautiful design implementation, Andy for liaising between Ian, the rest of the Libera crew, and me, and to all others that had a hand in this …

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