«Whoops, our bad, we may have 'accidentally' let Home devices record your every word, sound – oops»

theregister.com/2020/08/08/ai_

NEW: 's Great Firewall is now blocking all encrypted traffic using 1.3 and

-Block put in place last week, at the end of July
-HTTPS+TLS1.3+ESNI prevents the GFW from determining the destination of an HTTPS connection, hence the ban

zdnet.com/article/china-is-now

I am going to leave when the number of followers on Mastodon will be bigger than the one on Twitter.

Are you with me?

does not exist without .

Please keep your software and your electronic devices up to date.

Turns out is a huge .

I am honestly surprised did not acquired it already.

When you see an IP-camera pointing outdoor you usually think only the owner of the cam can access the records.

That's not always true.

A lot of IP-cam are exposed on the web leaking data.

User in that areas can be done silently relying on these mis-configured devices.

Some dorks examples:

intitle:"active webcam page"

inurl:”MultiCameraFrame?Mode=Motion”

intitle:”snc-rz30 home”

allintitle: “Network Camera NetworkCamera”

Remember when a Google used to lead you somewhere?

Now it increasingly just keeps you on Google. In fact, Google results take up 62.6% of the first screen of search results in a sample of 15,000 searches.

is building a walled garden that encompasses some of the most accessed information on the internet with no recourse for businesses who are suddenly finding themselves on the wrong side, cut off from their users.

themarkup.org/google-the-giant

We're building an artificial intelligence-powered dystopia, one click at a time, says technosociologist Zeynep Tufecki. In an eye-opening talk, she details how the same algorithms companies like , and use to get you to click on are also used to organize your access to political and social information.

youtu.be/iFTWM7HV2UI

Running your own server instance you can join a social network without ever revealing any usage information to anybody.
The beauty of networks its all there.

joinmastodon.org/

During a 12-month experiment, a team of academics tried to publish bad skills on the Alexa store

Bad news:
-they tried 234 skills (Alexa apps)
-they published all 234 skills
-193 on the first try

zdnet.com/article/academics-sm

Stop using this kind of devices for your . Out there you can find cheaper and opensource alternatives.

Smartwatch and wearables maker Garmin goes down after ransomware attack

Currently down: store, Garmin Connect (user data syncing service), production line in Taiwan, call centers, email servers, online chat tool

zdnet.com/article/garmin-servi

Is it time for a decentralized tracking system? Is something like this already working out there?

’s potential for mass collection of data from hundreds of millions of adults, teenagers, and children poses a grave risk to .

protonmail.com/blog/tiktok-pri

In total, there are now 109 countries today that are either using or have approved the use of facial recognition technology for purposes.

surfshark.com/facial-recogniti

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