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Security Bits — 5 Feb 2022

Feedback & Followups Listener and community feedback, developments in recently covered stories, and developments in long-running stories we’re tracking over time. 🇺🇸 ID.me developments: ID.me CEO Admits Company Uses ‘1:Many’ Facial Recognition — www.macobserver.com/… Treasury Considers ID.Me Alternatives Over Privacy Concerns — money.usnews.com/… Related: Tax scam emails are alive and well as US tax season […]

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Security Bits – Facebook Token Hack, Bloomberg Amazon & Apple Servers & China, Facebook Uses 2FA Numbers for Advertising

Security Bits – 5 October 2018 Followups 🇺🇸 The CA IoT security law discussed previously has been signed into law — www.theverge.com/… Google have announced plans to further limit what browser plugins can do in an attempt to crack down on the explosion in plugin-based malware we talked about last time — arstechnica.com/… & nakedsecurity.sophos.com/…

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NC #567 Two-Factor Authentication Clarified, Diagnosing a Failing 2.4GHz Network, Podfeet Redirects, Security Bits

We’ll start with a clarification from Bart on how this two-factor authorization works. Then we’ll have fun with redirects as I explain that there’s a podfeet url for whatever you want. I’ll tell you about our amazing adventure trying to figure out what was killing just our 2.4GHz wifi network. In Security Bits, Bart will […]

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