A passive stance to IT security doesn’t always work. The same is true for “social” media. The DeepSec Twitter account is scheduled for deletion. We have saved all tweets and will publish them as an archive. Meanwhile you can follow updates from DeepSec and DeepINTEL on Mastodon, our blog, or our LinkedIn company site. No, we won’t join BlueSky until it is out of its pre-gamma prototype phase. So, please join us or subscribe to our mailing list(s).
There will be no more automatic updates on our Twitter account. The synchronisation between our blog and Twitter has been deactivated. The reason is the erratic course Twitter is on. All social media platform benefit from their users and the content that these platforms receive free of charge. We do not want to contribute to a forum any longer that doesn’t respect the efforts of journalists working on fact-based articles. There are a lot more reasons for stopping to use Twitter as a publication platform. Our motivation was the article titled „Danke für den Fisch!“ (translated “Thanks for the fish!”) by Michael Seemann, a German journalist. The article is in German, so you probably need to translate it. Michael explains some strong points for leaving Twitter. Synchronised content and more news about DeepSec and
Letters as Windows to the World When young people discover the world, they are often happy to receive mail. Who doesn’t like it when others think of you? Once the love letters from the crush have undergone the metamorphosis into heartless letters with windows, we realize: Money rules their content, just like in this story. Leon has a habit. When walking back from the mailbox, he likes to feel the meaning of the contents of letters with his fingers. Here, it’s the letter from the credit card bill. And it has grown to several meaty millimeters. Leon hopes for a change in the terms and conditions. However, after opening it, it turns out that, unfortunately; it is a list of payments. He can barely remember the individual items. There are just too many—and most