This is not a sustainable model for handling security:
Incredibly exciting to get official confirmation that Germany's health service (@[email protected]) has standardised on Matrix for secure decentralised communications, targeting all 150,000 healthcare organisations in Germany(!!!) 🤯 Read all about it at https://matrix.org/blog/2021/07/21/germanys-national-healthcare-system-adopts-matrix 💉🇩🇪🚀
Next time somebody complains about how HTTPS is "useless" or some such, send them this:
A target’s web browsing can leave them open to attack without the need for them to click on a specifically-designed malicious link. This approach involves waiting for the target to visit a website that is not fully secured during their normal online activity. Once they click on a link to an unprotected site, NSO Group’s software can access the phone and trigger an infection.
"Many eyes make bugs shallow" doesn't apply to security bugs. You need the *right* eyes auditing the code. Until then, backdoors like this can hide in plain sight. https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/07/for-years-a-backdoor-in-popular-kiwisdr-product-gave-root-to-project-developer/
Here you go, dystopian shit:
- Charging history
- Unique car & battery IDs
- Kilometres driven (battery)
- Operational state of engine
- Driving & parking history
- Data on speed, acceleration & deceleration
- Number of times ABS has been activated
- When airbags are deactivated
- Name, first name & email of owner
- Other electric vehicles in vicinity
If you want to know why there is so much resentment towards Canonical and Ubuntu in the rest of the Linux world, this is a good example. https://www.happyassassin.net/posts/2016/06/16/on-snappy-and-flatpak-business-as-usual-in-the-canonical-propaganda-department/
Weird - writing a Paypal scams article for a client (how to avoid them, not how to do them) and using Google docs because that’s what the client uses, when suddenly…
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Which is odd.
I’m guessing Google scans the documents for known spammy /scammy phrases?
Yet another reason I don’t use Google unless I have to…
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