Fun way to find random documents. Go to Google search, and search for
Feel free to replace the word "the" with any other innocuous word. You'll get a bunch of random PDFs.
Another fun constraint:
filetype:pdf site:org the
This will return PDFs by ".org" domains (mostly nonprofits) so you get a bunch of random reports.
filetype:pdf "internal use only"
@darius that last one is *devious*. I love it
@darius interesting to see PDFs from wired.com - this is probably material from a news article: https://www.wired.com/images_blogs/gadgetlab/2011/03/51755251-BlackBerry-PlayBook-FAQs.pdf
@riking Yeah that is a leaked document that Wired released for an article.
@darius oh no
@darius the abyss will truly stare back
turns up various scans
inurl:passwords.txt is great too
@darius Searching for "BEGIN PRIVATE KEY" is fun too.
@darius filetype:pdf "confidential" is also fun
@darius or you could just... https://www.exploit-db.com/google-hacking-database
filetype:pdf "tlp red" -"traffic light protocol"
@darius I also tried the confidential one @er1n. 😏 Look at this fun #UI guide for Adobe Common: https://www.adobe.com/content/dam/acom/en/devnet/acrobat/pdfs/ADOBEuiquickref.pdf
@LouInABox @darius @er1n hmm interesting these different types of top secret declarations. 😅 http://www.verwaltungsvorschriften-im-internet.de/pdf/BMI-IS-20060329-KF01-A004.1.pdf
@darius filetype:pdf site:gov "confidential" 😏
Pro-tip: Use startpage instead, then you can actually take all the fun without the bad feeling to have to visit google.
@jeybe On their page they say they are paying Google for the privilege of using their search results, so I'm not sure how that's much better than using a privacy respecting browser to use Google itself. I'm willing to learn why it is better, by the way, I just can't think of a compelling reason.
Ok, now I have a bad feeling. Will check that when I'm home.
Saw it now, too. Recommended startpage because you get googles results without tracking and personalization. May have to overthink this now.
But, quick test showed that duckduckgo, qwant and searx (dependent on chosen engines) are also able to apply that filters. Am aware that ddg and qwant have their bad sides, too, so don't see this as recommendation.
@darius @jeybe I agree that Startpage sucks for exactly that reason.Not using Google and still pay them?No thanks.But my favorite search engine MetaGer supports the same queries: https://metager.org/meta/meta.ger3?eingabe=filetype%3Apdf+%22internal+use+only%22&focus=web&s=&f=&m=
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