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Elon Musk Used a Lame, Easily Defeated Method to Identify a Leaker. Learn How a Pro Would Have Done It.

Document fingerprinting to identify leakers is a fascinating niche application. There are all kinds of sophisticated methods but the way Musk went about it is, well, rather lame. Read on to lead how to pros do it!

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Elon Musk Used a Lame, Easily Defeated Method to Identify a Leaker.  Learn How a Pro Would Have Done It.

The Warren.io Interview: Learn About This Cloud Platform Startup Blazing a New Trail with Henry Vaaderpass, Co-Founder and CBDO!

Today we have another awesome interview for you, this time with Henry Vaaderpass, Co-Founder and Chief Business Development Officer at Warren.io, an Estonian startup that is bringing innovation to the cloud hosting space at an amazing pace.  This position in the industry as an platform outfitter is really fascinating.  It's a cool company, cool story, and cool interview, so read on and enjoy!

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The Warren.io Interview: Learn About This Cloud Platform Startup Blazing a New Trail with Henry Vaaderpass, Co-Founder and CBDO!

Win a Globalping Probe in the LowEndTalk Giveaway! WORLDWIDE Now Through December 5!

LowEndTalk community member @jimaek is giving away 20 of Globalping's hardware probes, now through December 5, 2022! Enter to win and read up on this cool FOSS project.

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Win a Globalping Probe in the LowEndTalk Giveaway!  WORLDWIDE Now Through December 5!

How to Make a Late Software Project Later: RIP, Fred Brooks (1931-2022)

Fred Brooks was a pioneer in the field of software engineering. If your boss is incompetent or your projects are falling behind, it's probably because you're violating one of his maxims. Brooks, a Turing Award winner, passed away this week at the age of 91.

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How to Make a Late Software Project Later: RIP, Fred Brooks (1931-2022)

US Government Releases Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy recently released a "Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights".  It's an interesting mix of the obvious and Z

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US Government Releases Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights

You Can Still Win BIG Prizes in RackNerd's November Giveaway!

Win a Lenovo M8 Tablet, a Laekerrt Espresso Machine, Western Digital hard disks, NVMe drives, and account credit in RackNerd's November 2022 giveaway! Enter now and come back every day to earn additional bonus entries. And while you're at it, check out their latest offer, which features cheap VPS systems starting at only $11.88/YEAR!

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You Can Still Win BIG Prizes in RackNerd's November Giveaway!

LowEndLOLs: Acquired By a Billlionaire

What happens when a billionaire (well...crypto billionaire) acquires TinyNanoHost? He implements HARDCORE TinyNanoHost 2.0! Heads will roll!

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LowEndLOLs: Acquired By a Billlionaire

Did You Know You Can Pay to See Someone Else's Facebook Account?

For years I've read comments online by people who don't trust cloud providers because the government will use them to spy on them or these cloud companies are building massive behavioral databases.  The reality is that it's the bored junior sysadmin or the perverted graveyard shift content moderator who are going to rifle through your files. Case in point this week: Facebook.

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Did You Know You Can Pay to See Someone Else's Facebook Account?

Have You Checked Out RackNerd's TikTok Channel? Video Content That Brings Web Hosting Mainstream!

To continue LowEndBox’s new “interesting news” series, we came across this post shared by RackNerd recently, and thought it would be pretty cool to share, considering this is not something you see ver...

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Have You Checked Out RackNerd's TikTok Channel?  Video Content That Brings Web Hosting Mainstream!

Check Out TinySnap: A Free Browser Screenshot App That is B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L!

TinySnap asked us to take a look at their new flagship product. It's a neat browser extension that allows you to do some interesting things with your screenshots, but it's still evolving. Check out our full review with many - wait for it - screenshots!

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Check Out TinySnap: A Free Browser Screenshot App That is B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L!

Everyone's Having Fun on Twitter, So Why Can't We?

Why not join in on the hilarious joke that's making its rounds on Twitter? Thousands of Twitter users are tweeting the same joke.

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Everyone's Having Fun on Twitter, So Why Can't We?

BLACK FRIDAY HAS OFFICIALLY STARTED! $10.28/Year VPS Deals!

Community provider RackNerd has officially launched their Black Friday deals! Who would’ve thought? Black Friday is here, and we have to share this with you, RackNerd is back with another creative Bla...

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BLACK FRIDAY HAS OFFICIALLY STARTED! $10.28/Year VPS Deals!

Which Lex Luthor Wannabe Will Get the "Elite Tactical Squad" Meta Laid Off?

Meta has laid off a team which is an "elite tactical squad" in the artificial intelligence and machine learning fields. Has the bidding war already begun for these dark wizards, who've worked for one of the most rapacious tech firms and are presumably ready to do more?

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Which Lex Luthor Wannabe Will Get the

NSFW: The CloudServer Offer

CloudServer has some amazing offers for you in Buffalo, NY. Get a 4GB VPS for as low as $3/month! But be warned about the LowEndTalk thread...

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NSFW: The CloudServer Offer

Run Ping From a Stranger's Apartment: GlobalPing is Coming!

"Globalping is a platform that allows anyone to run networking commands such as ping, traceroute, dig and mtr on probes distributed all around the world. Our goal is to provide a free and simple API for everyone out there to build interesting networking tools and services."

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Run Ping From a Stranger's Apartment: GlobalPing is Coming!

The Worst Game on Steam Has Overwhelmingly Positive Reviews

The game is vile, repulsive, repellent, and XXX, but the Steam reviewers love it. The title alone is startling. It's part of a strange subgenre that raises all sorts of questions about our relationship with history...which is not to say the game publishers weigh such issues.

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The Worst Game on Steam Has Overwhelmingly Positive Reviews

Twitter Censors Mastodon Links in Bid to Reeducate Users on "Free Speech"

Twitter is censoring Mastodon links on its platform, labeling them as "malware". This is both petty and hypocritical. Does this mean that Twitter views Mastodon as a serious threat? What happened to free speech?

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Twitter Censors Mastodon Links in Bid to Reeducate Users on

Twitter: Are You Vulnerable?

Everyone who has anything to do with leading Twitter's security, privacy, and compliance departments has fled the company in mass resignations. Twitter is headed for a security cliff. How vulnerable are you?

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Twitter: Are You Vulnerable?

It's Two Weeks to Thanksgiving. Which Means...

VPS systems for a dollar a year.  Storage VPSes for pennies per GB.  Crazy-cheap shared hosting deals.  It's coming in only two weeks!

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It's Two Weeks to Thanksgiving.  Which Means...

Bored with America and Europe? Host in Turkmenistan or Nepal!

Everyone has a VPS in North America, Europe, or East Asia. But what if you want to go a bit further afield? In this article we look at four hosting companies that offer service in places well off the beaten track, such as Turkmenistan and Nepal.

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Bored with America and Europe?  Host in Turkmenistan or Nepal!

Getting Scans From 18.171.7.246 and 35.177.10.231? It's the UK Government

If you're seeing weird things in your logs, it's because the UK National Cyber Security Center has decided to scan all UK systems as part of their "Scanning the Internet for Fun and Profit" (their term). Click to learn how to opt-out.

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Getting Scans From 18.171.7.246 and 35.177.10.231?  It's the UK Government

You Can't Get an 8GB KVM for $6/Month. Oh Wait, You Can!

Check out the latest offer on LowEndTalk from Aquatis! If you're expecting to pay $40+ a month for an 8GB KVM VPS, you're in for a pleasant surprise in Tampa.

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You Can't Get an 8GB KVM for $6/Month.  Oh Wait, You Can!

The Google Professional Cloud Architect Journey Begins: raindog308's Quest for the Title

Starting later this week, I'm beginning my journey towards the Google Professional Cloud Architect certification. In this article I'll go over the path and training plans, and share some thoughts on certifications in the industry in general.

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The Google Professional Cloud Architect Journey Begins: raindog308's Quest for the Title

Deep Dive: Why the Hans Niemann Lawsuit is Going Nowhere

Chess GM Hans Niemann is suing other chess notables for $400 million. We break down the legal strategy and likely outcome of this lawsuit, based on the comments from multiple attorneys. Will Niemann prevail? Not a chance.

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Deep Dive: Why the Hans Niemann Lawsuit is Going Nowhere

Why the British PM is Worried Russia Will Destroy the Internet

What happened to Internet service in the Shetlands, and why was there a Russian spy ship nearby? The Russians have amped up their undersea capabilities, but the vulnerability of this infrastructure is much broader when we consider the technological advances in underwaer drones.

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Why the British PM is Worried Russia Will Destroy the Internet

LuxVPS has Cheap Monster KVM VPS Systems in Germany!

LuxVPS has returned with their cheap KVM line in Frankfurt am Main in Germany. Their systems go as big as 48GB 😳 But of course you can get smaller systems, too. Check out everything that this provider has to offer!

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LuxVPS has Cheap Monster KVM VPS Systems in Germany!

Stop Overpaying for Shared Hosting! ExtraVM Shows the Way in Dallas

LowEndTalk vet MikeA's ExtraVM shared a great offer for us in Dallas. Learn about how to get cheap shared hosting on SPanel, a next-generation hosting panel that can accept cPanel migrations.

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Stop Overpaying for Shared Hosting!  ExtraVM Shows the Way in Dallas

Silicom Networks: Cheaper than a Gallon of Gas for a Year of Cheap cPanel Shared Hosting!

Silicom Network has some fantastic cPanel deals for you, starting at less than the price of a gallon of gasoline! Plus an unlimited and reseller offers, too! Silicom Network has been in business since 1998 in Argentina

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Silicom Networks: Cheaper than a Gallon of Gas for a Year of Cheap cPanel Shared Hosting!
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