Graylog events sent by my dev hosts tagged "threat_identified", visualised on a $10 smart bulb.

More information on Ubuntu's MOTD spyware, which apparently sends some machine information to Canonical's servers without your knowledge:

Also, I forgot to mention the issue of Ubuntu's snapd: you can't delete snapd in Ubuntu Desktop, snapd (unlike Flatpak) has a single repository, the Snap Store, that is proprietary and controlled by Canonical, and the Snap Store is so insecure that Bitcoin-mining malware was discovered on it (


Personal Mastodon instance for Niels Emmer. It's just me, for now, but thanks to the wonders of the Fediverse, that no longer matters...