The JaK Attack! Episode 17.8

groundhog day

Welcome to show number 2017.8!

Show Notes

  • Valentine’s Day was a brutal pile of snowy, snowy crapola
  • Shubenacadie Sam is our Nova Scotia Groundhog!
  • 04:12 – Kelly’s Corner
    • The Kodi box!
    • Kodi looks so familiar to Jon because it used to be XMBC
    • Downloading is not illegal in Canada. Unless it’s impolite. Then we’ll stop because we don’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings.
  • 16:04 – Jon talks about Qubes OS and Whonix. Full article here.
  • 36:00 – Shout outs and Bork outs
    • Kelly feels bad we don’t have shout outs
    • Kelly borks out Facebook messenger
    • Jon borks out the Proton Mail Android app’s read/unread indicators. Or, rather, the lack of read/unread indicators.
  • 46:30 – What’s happening in Cooperstown?
    • Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce is 100 years old this year!


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The JaK Attack! Episode 17.7

Govenor Tarkin

Welcome to show number 2017.7 (we got nothing)

Show Notes

  • Our domain name sucks.
  • Kelly’s Tomb Raider Penguin Girl is on her page now!
  • Rogue One! Rogue One!
    • We have advanced to the point where we no longer need humans to be humans
    • Humans too close to being human drop us into the Uncanny Valley
  • 13:45 – Jon talks about 2600 Hacker Quarterly
    • Hacking is the new phreaking
    • Cap’n Crunch whistle opens doors…
    • Rescuing fake memory devices using h2testw.exe (not linking to anything because I don’t know what’s safe)
  • 30:00 Kelly gives up her corner!
    • Just to be clear, there’s no Kelly’s Corner. Sans corner. Corner-less
  • 30:49 Shout outs and bork outs
    • Slack is a good thing, but not a good chat thing
    • Smarmy Microsoft letter
    • Yay for threaded conversations! Thanks, from 1990!
    • Boo for threaded conversations! The implementation sucks!
    • Standard Shit Sandwich
  • 34:00 Coopers Town Crier
  • 44:00 We sing Happy Birthday to Linc!
  • Other notes

Cap'n Crunch whistle - 2600


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The JaK Attack! Episode 17.6

Tim Steiner at the Louvre

Welcome to show number swooshie! swooshie! (Semaphore!)

Show Notes

  • Kelly rejects the cry of “I’m not interested!”
    • Jon suggests “I don’t give a crap!”
  • Kelly still owns
  • 09:00 Kelly’s Corner “The man who sold his back to an art dealer
    • Pigs with tattoos
    • AKA – is it legal to skin humans?
    • Jon thinks of the Chuck Mangione
  • 22:00 Jon talks about TOR
    • All KDE apps start with K to not conflict with anything
    • It’s BLUUUUU, Kelly!
    • Jon’s going to build a TOR service
      • It’s hard to torrent over TOR
      • The Internet IS A SERIES OF TUBES!
      • Full disclosure: Jon is probably not on a no-fly list
    • 28:00 The TOR “nobody nodes my sorrow” song!
  • 40:30 Shout outs and Bork Outs
    • Kelly lurves her Spotify. Daily play lists are the bomb
    • Jon doesn’t understand why he needs a cell phone number to have a cell phone plan
      • Gas stations are for gas, phone stores are for phones.
  • 48:40 Coopers Town Crier. Our twin town!
  • email us at


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The JaK Attack! Episode 17.5

Welcome to show number Insignia Red! and Peach Blush!

Show Notes

  • Kelly uses hexadecimal colours to open the show!
  • Jon shares the ways in which technology has wasted his time today.
  • Kelly is showing at the Argyle Gallery “Pre-Shrunk Show”.
  • The Press Gang is a nice place for dinner in Halifax, NS.
  • Kelly can’t remember what it’s called when you throw stuff over the side in the Navy
    • Clues are: throwing something off a boat, military, starts with a D
  • 9:00 – Jon talks about the Papertrail Logging as a Service app!
    • Kelly thinks Splunk is funny
    • LAMP, LEMP…whatevah
    • Jon is not allowed to jailbreak anything any more
    • Papertrail provides the missing link to alert me when Fidonet net mail from 1990 arrives!
  • 22:00 – Kelly’s Corner!
  • 32:00 – Shout Outs ad Bork Outs!
    • Kelly does not wait until the next episode.
    • Shout out – great service at the Press Gang restaurant!
    • Shout out – Elegiant fitness thing. Jon likes the notification thing.
  • 40:00 – Coopers Town Crier
    • Coppers Town is kicking butt in the Swim Meets!
  • Close up – we now have OGGS!!!!!!


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The JaK Attack! Episode 17.4

Smoke Cloak

Welcome to show number

Show Notes

  • Jon is already using Braille to open the show
  • JaK bio and some older shows on the bottom right sidebar now
  • Chelsea Manning’s sentence was commuted, but Assange is still not leaving Ecuador
  • 06:30 Jon talks about Synergy software KVM
    • Kelly confesses to watching anime!
    • Buy the Pro (SSL) version of Synergy to protect your clipboard
    • It Just Works ™
  • 13:30 Kelly’s Corner
    • The SmokeCloak (whaaaa?)
    • Would you like some DNA in your smoke?
    • Jon decides to cut out the middle-man and spit on bad guys
    • Where does this DNA come from??
  • 20:30 Listener Feedback
  • 26:30 Shout Outs and Bork Outs
  • 30:00 Cooperstown Crier

OGG me!

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The JaK Attack! Episode 17.3


Welcome to show number ..— —– .—- –… .-.-.- …–!

Show Notes

  • biOrb!!! Is it a fish tank or something we live in on Mars?
  • Kelly says “Bite My Betta!
  • Jon can’t drink Saki. Eeewwwwww….
  • 6:00 CloudFlare transparency report and a National Security Letter
  • 21:45 Kelly’s Corner
    • Goldfish are cold water fish. That means they sleep instead of dying
    • Jon suddenly realizes that “feeder fish” doesn’t mean human food
    • What Kelly mentions appears!
  • 33:00 Shoutouts and Borkouts
    • Shout: Two Factor Auth: listing sites that use 2FA
    • Bork: Banks that don’t appear on the list. Losahs.
  • 36:00 Listener Feedback
    • Linc says “It’s Coopers Town, guys!”
    • Klatuu says “Welcome back!”
  • 40:00 Cooperstown Crier
    • Water tests, wha???


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The JaK Attack! Episode 17.2

Hexadecimal from Reboot

Welcome to show number 0x323031372E32!

Show Notes

  • Hexadecimal! Not just a number, also from Reboot! (not Transformers)
  • The Internet weighs nothing because it’s wireless, Jen!
  • 08:30: Kelly’s Corner – her thoughts, not yours.
  • 15:10: Jon talks about Keepass password manager. You don’t gotta outrun the bear, you just gotta outrun your buddy.
    • Local database storage. Do we store it online?
    • If we store it online, where? GDrive? DropBox? SpiderOak?
    • There are many browser plugins for Keepass, but do we trust our browsers with that access? Tavis Ormandy thinks not.
    • Is it safe to copy passwords to your clipboard? The Linux and Android Keepass app have clipboard clearing settings.
    • Android app has specific Keepass keyboard to enter username and password without using the keyboard.
  • 32:45: Borkouts and Shoutouts
  • Cooperstown has a caller ID spoofer on the loose!


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The JaK Attack! Episode 17.1

Psiphon logo

Aaaaannnnnnd we’re back with show number 00010100 00010001.00000001!! We talk about Psiphon, two-factor authentication and lobster fishing.

Show Notes

  • Don’t mix decimal and binary number systems!
  • Kelly tells us about lobster season and socks
  • 04:20 Jon ponders Psiphon
  • Other than the very important job of circumventing Internet censorship, the most critical quesion is “How do you pronounce Psiphon??
  • 08:30 2FA (Two- Factor Authentication) primer
  • Kelly really wants to know what pwned means
  • 14:45 Kelly’s corner: some of the neatest tech things from 2016
  • 31:00 Shoutouts and Borkouts

Ogg me!

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