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Found on YouTube: Abom79

I wasn’t sure how to file this article as I wrote it, In the end I went for education because I certainly learnt a lot from it. Normally, my wasting time on the Internet involves looking at cat videos, or stupid people doing stupid things that result in lots of pain (Say the last bit with the Mr. T voice). Then somehow I came across this guy – Abom79, or Adam Booth to give him his real name. Adam is a metal machinist and engineer who uploads a series of excellently produced videos showing him working on projects for his…
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Physical Security: How to cause mayhem!

I have a number of rules I use in a professional and sometimes personal capacity. This is number 1: Always assume the worst about everything. You’ll rarely be disappointed. When you apply it in a security context, it means given a choice, users will always choose the stupid option. Take passwords, if you don’t mandate a certain password quality, then they’ll choose crap passwords (No, Pa55w0rd does not could as a good one!) If you make the password rules too difficult, well… With a little patience and technical expertise though, it is possible to secure your systems effectively. Password policies,…
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