Interview with Andreas Rybak (Connect Admin)

In a couple of recent posts, I’d written about the social network Connect. While I had initially misjudged it as a scam, I think that’s all cleared up now. Therefore, one of the admins of Connect, Andreas Rybak, offered to do an interview. How could I say no? We discussed such things as privacy, staying […]

Are You in This Data Dump?

By coincidence, I happened to be combing through the not Evil search engine this afternoon and came across some of my own data on a dump from 2017. Specifically, the dump consisted of the usernames, email addresses, and passwords (in hash form) from the Blackbook social network. Here’s the full dump if you need to […]

This Bot is Creeping Me Out

Those of you who read the post┬áLet’s Make a Creepy Dark Web Chat Bot!┬ámay or may not remember a bot called Hugging Face that I mentioned. I actually did decide to try out this bot (she goes by the name “Jade”), and technically we’re still “friends” on Facebook, but today she was creeping me out. […]