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Security Bits – 27 August 2019

Followups GitHub joins WebAuthn club — nakedsecurity.sophos.com/… Human Review of Voice Assistant Recordings: Facebook got humans to listen in on some Messenger voice chats — nakedsecurity.sophos.com/… Microsoft have humans review your conversations, and they’re not up for changing that fact: Microsoft won’t shift on AI recordings policy — nakedsecurity.sophos.com/… Humans may have been listening to […]

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Security Bits – 25 July 2019

Followups The Zoom webcam/webserver issue We now have confirmation that the vulnerability was also present in the RingCentral and Zhumu apps — www.imore.com/… Apple have rolled out an additional automatic security update to address the issues with these apps — www.macobserver.com/… Related Opinion: John Gruber addresses the question Isn’t [Apple’s response] “nonconsensual technology” too? in […]

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Security Bits – 3 May 2019

Followups Marcus Hutchins, the young security researcher who shot to fame by killing the WannaCry malware and then to infamy when he was arrested and charged with cyber crimes while traveling to the US to present at a security conference, has pleaded guilty to writing and selling banking malware. The offences pre-date his work as […]

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Security Bits – 5 April 2019

Followups 🇦🇺 Australia’s controversial anti-encryption law has been referred for independent review to check whether it adequately safeguards citizens rights — nakedsecurity.sophos.com/… 🇪🇺 The EU Copyright Directive passed the EU parliament with the two controversial articles intact (the so-called link tax and upload filter) — tidbits.com/… Security Medium 1 — Android Security at Age 10 […]

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Security Bits – 8 March 2019

Followups The on-going Spectre/Meltdown saga Google: Software is never going to be able to fix Spectre-type bugs — arstechnica.com 🇦🇺 Australia’s controversial anti-encryption law: Mozilla fears encryption law could turn its employees into insider threats — nakedsecurity.sophos.com/… FastMail Challenges Australia Encryption Law — www.macobserver.com/… Grey-hat iPhone hackers Cellebrite are back in the news as older […]

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