Apparently throwing an OS release party was a thing? Microsoft supplying party packs to promote its OSs 😂
Although I try not to get mixed up with US politics, this is a good first step for helping whistleblowers! Bernie Sanders Pledges to End Practice of Prosecuting Whistleblowers Under the Espionage Act
Scammers Use Fake #Checkra1n #iOS #Jailbreak in Click Fraud Campaign. Knowing users will click through questionable prompts as jailbreaking involves breaking the trust chain, they take advantage of this #infosec #security #privacy #cyber security
Briansclub hit with a data breach exposing a third of the world’s stolen credit cards. Now the big banks can cancel and replace these. Fair shake of the sauce bottle! #infosec #security #privacy #cybersecurity
Apple’s Tencent controversy explored in a deep dive. A follow up to stories on previous days.
Why is it such a big deal that Safari send Safe Browsing data to Tencent? The ip addresses can be used to de-anonymise users which could be weaponised by the Chinese government #infosec #security #cybersecurity #privacy https://www.engadget.com/2019/10/13/safari-in-ios-sends-safe-browsing-data-to-tencent/
Chinese education app also doubles as a superuser information stealer. Another notch on the leash around the neck! #infosec #cybersecurity #security #privacy #android https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/chinese-app-on-xis-ideology-allows-data-access-to-100-million-users-phones-report-says/2019/10/11/2d53bbae-eb4d-11e9-bafb-da248f8d5734_story.html
Visa and MasterCard among the big boys who’ve walked out of the Libra group. #Facebook #cryptocurrency doesn’t look too good now does it. https://mashable.com/article/facebook-libra-cryptocurency-loses-visa-mastercard-stripe-ebay/
A serious assessment of China’s influence on the world both digitally and economically. Their great firewall, great cannon and pressure on multinational corporations #infosec #privacy #security https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/10/chinas-global-reach-surveillance-and-censorship-beyond-great-firewall
Who didn't see this coming? #Iran attempting to attack presidential candidates for the 2020 election. To their credit, the got to 4 out of their 241 targets. Funny how #Microsoft label them as "not sophisticated" #infosec #cybersecurity #security
So an all-out nuclear war between India and Pakistan could very well result in global cooling and a serious reduction in global rainfall. Massive knock on effects there. Interesting study.
Google finds Android zero day that can take control of Pixel and Galaxy devices. 7 day disclosure cycle on this one. They couldn't wait to announce that their Pixel models were vulnerable 😂
Highlighting the serious issues that hospitals and the general healthcare industry has with #ransomware. The lack of #security provisions within the IT infrastructure is really coming back to bite. #infosec #cybersecurity
No massive game changing breaks in #encryption here. Sophos outline methods of extracting data due to the partial encryption feature in most PDF suites. #infosec #security #privacy
This is shows how advanced and frightening the iPhone theft market have become.
Even the tech expert from 'Mr. Robot' can’t figure out this iPhone hack.
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