The Friday Funny: VirtualBox Wallpaper
We recently posted a review of Oracle VM VirtualBox, an excellent product which I spent many productive hours using over the last few weeks. During the review period, I couldn’t help but notice how active and engaged the open-source community is around VirtualBox, specifically the open-source edition (OSE) of the product.
It’s a VirtualBox OS mascot party! (via VirtualBox.org)
That’s when we came across this VirtualBox desktop wallpaper image, showing the Linux penguin, a Windows butterfly, an Ubuntu-branded tambourine, a Red Hat-wearing lizard, all dancing around a campfire and obviously celebrating the joy that is the open-source edition of VirtualBox. With the new year just a few days away, who can resist a party image showing some of the most popular OS and virtualization mascots getting their groove on around a campfire? Just click on the image above for a larger version of the graphic.
Passwords Haven’t Disappeared Yet
123456. Qwerty. Iloveyou. No, these are not exercises for people who are brand new to typing. Shockingly, they are among the most common passwords that end users choose in 2021. Research has found that the average business user must manually type out, or copy/paste, the credentials to 154 websites per month. We repeatedly got one question that surprised us: “Why would I ever trust a third party with control of my network?