Web, Database, and Technology Consulting for Building Movements
Supporting progressive nonprofit, social justice, activist & community organizations for over a decade
We provide technology consulting services to nonprofit progressive, social justice, & community organizations. Our tight focus allows us to specialize in tools specific to the needs of the movements we serve.
Hello everyone! Palante Technology is elated to introduce and recommend a wonderful publication from the LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic at Harvard Law School entitled PROTECT YOUR PEOPLE: A digital toolkit for organizations and employers to combat anti-LGBTQ+ harassment targeting their members. Palante, being digital security professionals who work with LGBTQ+ frontline activist organizations and individuals, is proud to have contributed to the above as consultants.
On December 6th a suite of Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) were presented by the Binarly REsearch team during the European Black Hat 2023 conference. Dubbed “LogoFAIL”, the researchers demonstrated how computers with customizable boot logos can be compromised through specially crafted images designed to exploit vulnerabilities. Many vendors use custom boot images but, in most circumstances, these are hard coded and not replaceable. Some vendors (Lenovo, Acer, and Intel) do not lock this feature down and allow users to upload their own custom image. This is the route
With the recent change in weather, we would like to take a moment to remind everyone to be careful with your computers around water. Unlike most smartphones manufactured in the last several years, most computers are not water resistant and even small amounts of water can cause a lot of damage to the internal components.